Harvey T. Whaley was the pastor of Ridge Road Baptist Church in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Stewart Albert Newman gives an introduction to the speaker from 0:00-2:05. Music is played from 2:09-5:21. Rev. Whaley speaks on the importance of the church. He notes how Christians should serve God first and foremost and no other authority. Whaley's source text was Deuteronomy 6:13 and he speaks from 5:35-26:12. There is a closing prayer from 26:14-26:33.
John I. Durham was the Acting Academic Dean. The service begins with an announcement and scripture reading from 0:00-1:42. Music plays from 1:44-3:57. A prayer is offered from 4:04-5:47. Dr. Durham preaches from 5:55-23:24. His source text is Deuteronomy 6:4-5. Durham preaches on creeds in the Bible that constitute the creedal nature of Israel and how ministers should preach.
B. Elmo Scoggin was Professor of Old Testament. The service begins with a scripture reading and music from 0:00-1:45. Various verses from Deuteronomy 4 and 7 are read from 1:50-5:09. A hymn is sung from 5:11-8:58. A prayer is offered from 9:05-11:49. Music plays from 11:57-13:39. Dr. Scoggin speaks from 13:48-21:16. Scoggin preaches on the doctrine of election.
The service starts with an announcement from 0:00-0:28. A prayer follows from 0:29-1:12. Deuteronomy 6:4-5 and 1 Timothy 3:17 are read from 1:24-1:56. Messages on the theme of maturity are shared from 2:09-21:30.