The service begins with the reading of Psalm 122:1 and Psalm 43:3a (00:00-00:33) and prayer (00:34-02:03). There was no introduction for Olin Trivette Binkley, but he was Academic Dean and Professor of Christian Sociology and Ethics at SEBTS. He begins by focusing on the integrity of servants of God in a theological school amidst the pressures and problems in a vary complex and dynamic society (02:04-03:55). He draws attention to three basic convictions: first, the Living God knows us as we are and loves us (03:56-04:20); second, God, who offers salvation, demands something of us that is consonant with His nature (04:21-04:37); third, God has revealed Himself to us as the God of mercy and truth (04:38-05:16). He then speaks about the two factors of interpersonal relationships in seminary: first, honesty in straightfoward speech (05:17-07:22); second, the integrity of mind and conscience involves affectionate loyalty to whole persons and to the whole fellowship of the school, having compassion, humility, and courage (07:23-17:04). He ends with prayer (17:05-17:37).
Olin Trivette Binkley was Professor of Christian Sociology and Ethics and Academic Dean. At the time of this recording Professor Binkley was not installed as the 2nd President of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Binkley opens the service with a scripture reading of Psalm 27:14 and a prayer from 0:15-2:29. Dr. Binkley preaches from 2:44-20:40. Professor Binkley speaks on how God is always constant even though men are constantly changing. He encourages the students to stand firm on the word of God. Dr. Binkley's source text was 1 Corinthians 15:58. He closes in prayer from 20:43-21:05.
Julius Carroll Trotter was Professor of Preaching and Speech (1953-1983). Dr. Binkley opens the service in prayer from 0:00-2:06. He introduces Dr. Trotter from 2:10-3:40. Dr. Trotter speaks from 3:50-43:47 on the power and dynamics of language and speaking when preaching the Word of God. His message was titled, "The Function of Language in Preaching".
Olin Trivette Binkley was Professor of Christian Sociology and Ethics and Academic Dean. He begins the service with a prayer from 0:00-2:18. He begins preaching at 2:40. His message was titled "Christian Intentions in Times of Crisis." Dr. Binkley shares what the qualifications of a preacher are and encourages the students by telling them that in times of hardship they should place their trust and joy in Jesus.
George R. Beasley-Murray was the principal of Spurgeon's College in London. The service begins with a prayer from 0:52-1:47. Dr. Binkley reads Ephesians 4:1-24 from 1:56-5:24. The chapel performs a song from 5:34-9:13. Dr. Beasley-Murray is introduced from 9:27-12:16. He preaches from 12:23-53:21. His message was titled "The Great Commission in a Secular Age." He states that the heart of the gospel is the service of Christ. A closing prayer is made 53:40-54:37.
Olin Trivette Binkley was the second president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He begins the service by opening in a word of prayer form 0:00-1:00 and preaches the rest of the time. Dr. Binkley preaches on the principles of the faith. His source text was Philippians 3:7-8. He notes that ministers should set forth an authentic, life-giving lifestyle such as Christ.
Dr. Binkley opens the service with a brief introduciton to pastor Lynes from 0:00-0:30. Benjamin Lynes was pastor of Wake Forest Baptist Church. He preaches out of Matthew 5:38-42. Rev. Lynes encourages students to share the light and life of Christ with all those they meet. Lynes speaks from 0:44-17:34
The inauguration of Olin Trivette Binkley as the second president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with a prayer from 0:00-1:01 by Dr. James Archibald Jones. Dr. Leo Greene and Dr. W.C. Strickland read Isaiah 6:1-13 and various verses from Ephesians 4 from 1:17-7:44. Dr. Porter W. Routh gives the Address from 7:46-30:11. Former president, Dr. Stealey, offers the inaugural prayer from 30:16-34:41. The chapel service sings "The Last Words of David" from 34:59-38:37. Dr. J. Glenn Blackburn performs the Installation of the President from 38:39-44:07. Dr. Binkley gives his inaugural address from 44:11-1:09:17. The chapel performs the seminary hymn form 1:09:40-1:13:19. Dr. W. Perry Crouch gives the closing prayer from 1:13:21-1:15:17. Closing music plays from 1:15:23-1:18:48.
Olin Trivette Binkley was the second president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Binkley opens the service by reading Revelation 3:20. His title for the sermon was "I Have Called You Friends." His source text was John 15:10-15. Dr. Binkley reminded the students that we are called to friendship with God and those in our Christian family.