SEBTS Commencement - R. Eugene Puckett May 11, 1984

  • Audio quality is poor in some parts of the recording. E. Eugene Puckett was Editor of the Biblical Recorder. The service begins with a word of prayer (0:00:00-0:01:26). The speaker delivers the Scripture readings from Joel 2:28-32 and Acts 2:1-8, and he gives a word of prayer (0:01:27-0:07:55). President Randall Lolley welcomes everyone to commencement (0:07:56-0:09:50). One of the graduates, Patty Tillman Simpson, gives an announcement, and Lolley presents Dean Morris Ashcraft to present awards (0:09:51-0:11:08). Ashcraft presents awards for outstanding academic achievements (0:11:09-0:19:33). Lolley introduces two students, Mike Dean and Harold Johnson, for a special presentation (0:19:34-0:20:24). Dean and Johnson present a $1000 endowment in the name of James H. Blackmore for the Southeastern Library (0:20:25-0:21:55). The James H. Blackmore scholarship fund is presented (0:21:56-0:29:55). R. Eugene Puckett is introduced as the commencement speaker (0:29:56-0:33:22). The choir sings the anthem (0:33:23-0:37:50). Puckett delivers a sermon entitled “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is,” and he gives four observations on Acts 2:1-8: the Spirit of the Lord produces unity, the Spirit of the Lord gives understanding, the Spirit of the Lord gives right attitude, and the Spirit of the Lord produces lasting results (0:37:51-0:59:12). The service ends with a word of prayer (0:59:13-1:00:30).
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  • March 15, 2024
  • SEBTS_Commencement_R_Eugene_Puckett_1984-05-11
Date Created
  • May 11, 1984
  • 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.