Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. In this chapel service, Copeland speaks on the irreplaceable value of intellectual courage, open-mindedness, and love when addressing an increasingly relativistic culture.
Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. The service begins with announcements from 0:00-2:24. There is a prayer from 2:29-4:15. Isaiah 53 and Hebrews 2:10-18 is read from 4:20-9:18. Copeland speaks from 9:24-26:36. Dr. Copeland preaches that Jesus is constantly working in our world today. Music plays from 26:36-27:26.
Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. The service begins with a prayer from 0:00-3:08. Music is played from 3:16-6:54. Dr. Copeland preaches on how Christianity has the best news in the world. Copeland focuses on how Christianity is rooted in history. Copeland closes that the world needs us to preach the message of the gospel. Dr. Copeland speaks from 7:07-22:03.
Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. Dr. Copeland opened his service by reading Philippians 2:5-11 and a prayer from 0:15-2:47. Dr. Copeland then shared a story that served as an allegory for God's love. Copeland's point was to show how we serve a God who is a God of love. Dr. Copeland speaks fro the entirety of the recording, starting to share the story from 3:00-18:41.
Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. The service opens up with a prayer by Dr. Stealey from 0:25-1:40. A hymn is played from 1:41-3:17. 1 Corinthians 2:1-10 is read and another prayer is given from 3:33-7:53. The graduates present a gift to the school from 8:05-9:50. Another hymn is played from 11:57-17:21. President Stealey introduces the speaker from 17:27-21:27. Edwin Luther Copeland speaks from 21:32-53:14. Johnson preaches the students on how to be a good pastor and calls on them to excel in their churches and be men who love people like God loves people. Another hymn is played from 53:37-55:06. There is a closing prayer from 55:07-55:52. The rest of the recording features instrumental music.
The service begins with the reading of 1 Peter 2:9-10 (00:00-00:38) and prayer reflected in the writings of John Greenleaf Whittier (00:39-04:49). There was no introduction for the speaker, Edwin Luther Copeland, but he was Professor of Missions at SEBTS. He begins by mentioning the subject of the message, “The Ethic of the Christain Mission,” describing the mission as always being done according to the ethic, and the ethic being measured according to the method (04:50-06:15). First, the ethic is one of servantile radical obedience, not a means of selish gain (06:16-11:56). Second, the ethic is one of thorough-going honesty concerning the gospel message (11:57-20:17). Third, the ethic is one of identification or self-giving love (20:18-22:39). He ends in prayer (22:40-23:17), and the service ends in singing (23:18-24:25).
Edwin Luther Copeland was Professor of Missions. Dr. Copeland gives an encouraging sermon on how students should seek to grow in their faith. Copeland shares how Jesus was constantly prodding his disciples to exercise their faith. He shares the problems with small faith and closes by telling SEBTS that faith can move mountains and move you to action. Copeland's source text was 1 Peter 1:3-5,8-9. Dr. Copeland speaks from 0:19-23:14.