Olin Trivette Binkley was the 2nd president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with announcements and prayer from 0:00-4:17. Music plays from 4:19-6:12. A responsive reading takes place from 6:28-8:14. Dr. Binkley preaches from 8:18-27:26. His source text was 2 Corinthians 4:1. Binkley shares the goodness of the gospel and its effect it can have on the believer’s life.
John E. Howell was pastor of First Baptist Church in DeLand, FL. The service begins with Dr. Binkley offer a word of prayer from 0:00-1:19. Music plays from 1:21-2:43. The scripture passage for the sermon, 2 Corinthians 4:1-11, is read from 2:54-5:26. There is a prayer from 5:30-10:00. Don Davis, representative of the senior class, presents a gift to the school from 10:13-11:14. An introduction to the speaker is made from 11:26-14:33. The choir sings a hymn from 14:41-17:24. Rev. Howell preaches from 17:37-55:28. Dr. Howell shares the importance of the kingdom of God and how it is drawing near. Music plays from 55:36-59:42.
James Shurling was a student at SEBTS. The service begins with a prayer and introduction to the speaker from 0:19-1:53. James Shurling preaches out of 2nd Corinthians 4:1-6. Shurling encourages students to open their minds to the Word of the Lord. He notes that we should seek to minister to those in need in the name of Jesus. Shurling speaks from 2:00-15:24. This service was organized by the Student Coordinating Council.
Edward Allison McDowell was Professor of New Testament Interpretation (1952-1964). Dr. McDowell speaks from 0:18-7:10, and again from 13:13-20:45. McDowell's first half is a prayer to God that Southeastern would be a light to the community and the strong desire that students should feel for that calling. The second half of McDowell's talk is Scripture reading found in 2 Corinthians 4:1-5:10. There is a hymn played from 7:19-13:03