Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the 1st president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Stealey opens the service with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:48. He prays from 0:53-5:27. Stealey preaches from 5:35-22:28. His message is on the importance of the conviction to preach the gospel to all those who are perishing.
Sydnor Lorenzo Stealey was the 1st president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service starts with a prayer from 0:00-3:24. Dr. Stealey speaks from 3:29-16:43. He talks about the signing of the Articles and bylaws of Southeastern Seminary. He reads the articles to the entire chapel. The articles come directly from Southern Seminary’s bylaws from 1859. Closing music plays from 16:44-17:12.
John Edward Steely was Associate Professor of Historical Theology. The service opens with a spoken word and a prayer from 0:00-0:35. A prayer is offered from 0:38-5:33. An announcement about an upcoming lecture is given from 5:43-6:35. Dr. Steely preaches from 6:42-15:07. His message is centered on trusting the character and faithfulness of God. We are to trust God and live in confidence of who the Lord is.
William Claudius Strickland was Professor of New Testament Interpretation. The service begins with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:20. A prayer is offered from 0:21-4:26. Dr. Strickland speaks from 4:36-8:40. He preaches on the value of the grace of God. The service closes with music from 8:51-11:57.
The service starts with scripture reading and music from 0:00-2:44. A prayer is offered from 2:52-4:08. A message is shared on the importance of the Student Coordinating Council from 4:15-15:57. The council shares their goals and what change they wish to see within the student body for the year. This service was organized by the Student Coordinating Council.
John Watson Shepard was Professor of Christian Ethics at Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan. The service begins with a scripture reading form 0:00-0:23. A prayer is offered from 0:28-2:42. An introduction to the speaker is given from 2:49-3:48. Shepard speaks from 4:04-22:34. His source text was Isaiah 61:1-3 and Revelation 21. Dr. Shepard preaches on sharing the gospel and the hope we can have in the future reign of Christ.
Robison B. James was Instructor in Theology for 1961-62. The service opens with a scripture reading from 0:00-0:22. An introduction to the speaker is given from 0:30-1:55. Dr. James speaks from 2:03-26:39. His source text was Amos 7:10-15 and Galatians 1:11-16. James preaches on receiving and accepting the call to share the gospel and to make that our ultimate priority in our lives.
Jesse Burton Weatherspoon was Visiting Professor of Preaching. The service starts with a spoken word from 0:00-0:46. A prayer is offered from 0:57-3:49. Dr. Weatherspoon speaks from 3:58-26:11. He encourages the students to take their studies at seminary seriously. He reminds them that they should be good students to the glory of God. The service closes with music from 26:12-26:55.