[Student Sermons by Rosa Clement]


Rosa Clement

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1963

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Rosa Clement delivers two sermons titled “Examining Christs’s Mission” and “Providing Ammunition for Our Weaknesses” for Isaac R. Clark’s homiletics class at the Interdenominational Theological Center.

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00:00:16 Audio begins with Rosa Clement praying.

00:01:03 Talks about the theme of Luke.

00:01:54 Introduces and reads the scripture text, Luke 4:16-30.

00:06:37 Talks about how many people who claim to be followers of the way seem to be held hostage to the same things as non-Christians.

00:11:44 Talks about significance of the problem of not knowing what Christ really came to do.

00:16:34 Illustrates how one may reexamine Christ’s mission, and what it means for our lives.

00:26:02 Talks about first divine idea.

00:33:53 Talks about second divine idea as comprehending the need to think about ministry in light of Christ ministry.

00:35:19 Sermon ends.

00:35:57 Rosa Clement prays.

00:36:45 Introduces the book of Second Samuel and talks about the purpose of the book.

00:37:13 Introduces text of Second Samuel 11:1-5, and talks about King David’s adultery with Bathsheba.

00:39:12 Introduces sermon: Providing Ammunition for Our Weaknesses.

00:43:20 Talks about surrendering to enticements and getting caught up in the work study scheme.

00:53:24 Talks about the three things needed to make an analysis.

00:58:04 Talks about building defenses against moments of weakness and abandoning evil habits because they cause one to fall.

01:01:24 Audio ends.


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