Richard Albert Spencer was Associate Professor of New Testament. Chapel begins with prayer for a hospitalized student (0:00-3:10). Dr. Spencer introduces his lecture on the task of proclaiming the New Testament and preaching (3:10-9:56). The first requirement he discusses for preaching is a personal encounter with Jesus Christ (9:56-12:52). The second requirement for preaching is that the preacher must provide a dialectic between the Scripture and the people. Dr. Spencer discusses various methods to do this well (12:52-48:58). Dr. Spencer closes his lecture with the third requirement for preaching which is to always bring a sermon that points back to Christ (48:58-51:43).
Richard Albert Spencer was Associate Professor of New Testament. The service begins with a word of prayer (00:00-01:45). Spencer reads from Philippians, chapters 2 & 3 (01:46-03:49). The choir sings a song of worship (03:50-07:20). Spencer begins his sermon with the story of his faith journey, and he states that he wants to speak about the deeper meaning of calling in the Christian life (07:21-13:52). Spencer explains five types of calling, and they are the call into being, the call to repentance, the call to faith, the call to be perfect, and the call to be God’s word to others (13:53-23:58). Spencer ends the service with a word of prayer (23:59-24:53).
Richard Albert Spencer was Associate Professor of New Testament at Southeastern Theological Seminary. The service begins with a prayer (0:00-1:40). Spencer reads various scriptures (1:41-6:50). Spencer’s main theme is “blessed are the poor.” Spencer begins his message with an introduction concerning the use of money (6:51-9:14). He continues by explaining that the church's tendency concerning monetary use, contrast with Jesus’ teachings (9:15-17:13). Spencer conveys the importance of obedience to Christ amid difficult circumstances, and how to use monetary resources wisely (17:14-24:05). He concludes with a challenge to his audience to be selfless in their giving, and to love others boundlessly (24:06-25:51). He closes in prayer (25:52-26:56).