Richard Albert Spencer was Assistant Professor of New Testament. The service begins with a responsive reading from 0:00-0:40. Isaiah 9:2-7 is read from 0:41-2:00. A moment of silent prayer takes place from 2:05-3:54. Dr. Spencer speaks from 4:01-15:25. He delivers a message on the true meaning of Christmas.
Theodore Floyd Adams was Visiting Professor of Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with a prayer offered by Fu Lau Yeung (0:00-1:25). After which, Tai Ping Li reads scripture in Chinese (1:26-4:23). Which is followed by a prayer in Japanese by Takashi Ida (4:24-7:05). The service continues with a period of singing (7:06-10:04). Adam’s message is on Christmas. Adams discusses how Christmas is both timeless and timely (10:05-17:32). In addition, he illustrates the miracle that Christmas truly is (17:33-24:00). He closes in prayer (24:01-28:18).
Julius Carroll Trotter was Professor of Preaching and Speech at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. The service begins with scripture readings (0:00-2:41). After which, a prayer is offered (2:42-3:37). The service continues with a period of singing (3:38-6:43). Trotter’s message is on “Christmas Truths.” Trotter begins with an introduction concerning truths about Christmas (6:44-8:53). He discusses the truth that Christ came in the form of a servant (8:54-11:00). He continues by discussing the truth of peace through suffering (11:01-14:36). In addition, he discusses the truth of sacrifice for deliverance (14:37-15:39). He concludes by illustrating these Gospel truths (15:40-22:08). He closes in prayer (22:09-22:40).