SEBTS Commencement - Jack Harwell May 15, 1981

  • Jack Harwell was the General Editor of The Georgia Christian Index. The service begins with a Scripture reading from John 1 and a word of prayer (00:00-00:40). The speaker reads from Micah 7, Matthew 7, and 2 Samuel 24, and he gives word of prayer (00:41-05:36). President Randall Lolley welcomes everyone to commencement, and he presents Albert Meiburg who is stepping down as Dean of the Faculty (05:37-09:40). A graduating student present the gift of a portrait to Meiburg, and Meiburg gives a word of thanks to the seminary family (09:41-11:08). Meiburg gives special recognition to students who have shown remarkable academic excellence (11:09-22:10). Lolley presents Jack Harwell as the commencement speaker (22:11-26:37). The choir sings a song of worship (26:38-30:15). Harwell recounts the stories of both Ananias’ in the book of Acts, and his sermon is about the responsibility of the called ones in obeying God (30:16-55:57). The service ends with a benediction (55:58-56:47).
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  • March 30, 2023
  • SEBTS_Commencement_Jack_Harwell_1981-05-15
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  • May 15, 1981
  • Wake Forest (N.C.)
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    SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings, SEBTS Chapel and Special Event Recordings - 1980s, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.