[Student Sermons by Jimmy L. Collier]

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1963

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Interdenominational Theological student Jimmy L. Collier delivers two sermons, one titled “Have You Tarried in Jerusalem?” and the other on the Sermon on the Mount.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with Jimmy L. Collier talking about tarrying in Jerusalem.

00:03:19 Invites attention to the book of Acts 1:8. Raises the question, “Have You Tarried in Jerusalem?”

00:11:07 Talks about when he began to preach, seeing things going on in the church, and telling a person just like it is.

00:12:48 Sermon ends.

00:13:02 Introduces scriptural text and purpose of Mark 10:35-40.

00:23:16 Talks about recognizing how one needs to go back to the first place where they met God.

00:27:20 Sermon ends.

00:27:34 Jimmy L. Collier talks about how people interpret ministers and introduces text of Matthew.

00:29:12 Talks about concern and moral issues with the Sermon on the Mount. Talks about how Jesus warns disciples to beware of wolves in sheep’s clothing.

00:32:10 Talks about students showing two sides of themselves.

00:34:22 Talks about how to get sold on the true meaning of the gospel.

00:37:43 Audio ends.


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