[Student Sermons by Phillip Armstong and Other Students]

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1960

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Unidentified man and woman deliver a series of sermons including “Stand Still and Know.” Also Interdenominational Theological student Phillip Armstrong delivers a sermon on sin and human nature from Romans.

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00:00:14 Unidentified man identifies the date and introduces topic: Stand Still and Know.

00:01:03 Unidentified woman talks about land and husband wanting large field cut in thirds.

00:57:54 Unidentified voice says amen.

00:58:11 Unidentified male prays.

00:58:55 Phillip Armstrong talks about Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans and his message to the church.

01:00:04 Introduces Romans 7:14-25; 8:1-6.

01:04:38 Talks about professor who listens to students and offers them spiritual as well as educational advice.

01:08:04 Talks about how when one someone succumbs to temptation and tension in our being and sin.

01:10:03 Talks about how the text suggests admission to ourselves and to God that sin still has us in its evil grasp. When we try to do the things in our own will power we give in to temptation.

01:13:19 Talks about reason why recognizing failure is to control our temptation.

01:20:15 Talks about how without God’s help one will never be able to control the temptations in our lives.

01:24:27 Ends sermon and prays.

01:46:43 Audio ends.


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