[Student Sermon by Casmin K. Brown]


Casmin K. Brown

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1963

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Interdenominational Theological Center student Casmin K. Brown delivers two sermons in Dr. Isaac R. Clark’s homiletics class titled “The Recipe for Successful Living” and “Guidelines for Successful Living.” Both sermons are from Matthew 16:21-26 and are concerned with successful living.

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00:00:05 Casmin K. Brown prays.

00:00:41 Introduces Matthew 16:21-26, and talks about the purpose of the book of Matthew.

00:03:21 Introduces the title for the sermon: The Recipe for Successful Living.

00:09:00 Talks about not following the much needed recipe for living will lead to uselessness and gives three ingredients for successful living.

00:15:14 Gives examples of putting forth ones best effort and the conscientious student taking time to study, research, and formulate their own opinion that is their best.

00:22:38 Talks about spiritual preparation.

00:29:12 Talks about how many lives are perplexed and follow anyone.

00:36:19 Gives an example of placing the will of God in the proper perspective.

00:40:05 In conclusion talks about important points of the sermon.

00:40:37 Sermon ends.

00:41:07 Introduces text (Matthew 16:21-26) and reads scripture.

00:43:07 Introduces sermon: Guidelines for Successful Living.

00:49:11 Talks about how students at ITC going out with friends but neglecting studies.

00:54:32 Talks about need of taking up cross and being responsible for one’s duty.

01:00:04 Sermon ends.

01:00:13 Audio ends.


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