[New Creatures] (audio)
Convocation Part I
Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection
This recording begins with enthusiastic gospel singing and a man testifying, followed by another man welcoming the congregation to the holy convocation and the reading of Ephesians 4. Dell leads his sermon with the reading of 1 Timothy 6:17, and 2 Peter 2:11. He states that to be in Christ is to be a new creature, and being saved by grace. Through his conversation with the congregation, he brings up segregation and its evils and although there will always be forms of segregation, he has hope. He talks about senseless wars and mentions Charles Whitman, the Texas tower sniper, and Richard Speck saying they are wasted opportunities for God. He laments rising crime and asks the congregation to pray for humanity.
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Dell, J. Howard, "[New Creatures] (audio)" (1966). J. Howard Dell Collection, Audio-Visual Recordings. Recording 28.
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