[Student Sermons by Byron Lesane and Other Unidentified Students]


Bryron Lesane

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1967

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Various Interdenominational Theological Center students deliver sermons including Bryron Lesane and other unidentified students on topics including “Holing Out till the End”, “Directives for True Witnessing”, “Real Service in Time”, and “Progressing in the Midst of Failure”.

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00:00:06 Audio begins with prayer (audio difficult to hear).

00:00:29 Introduces the book of Revelation 2:8-11.

00:03:53 Introduces sermon: Holing Out till the End.

00:08:32 Talks about talking to a professor at Johnson C. Smith University.

00:14:23 Talks about being for or against God.

00:19:22 Talks about how God has given each a sound mind.

00:29:22 Audio cuts off.

00:29:36 Unidentified woman introduces Jude 17-23.

00:31:50 Introduces sermon: Directives for True Witnessing.

00:34:42 Audio cuts off.

00:34:53 Audio comes back on with singing.

00:36:19 Unidentified man prays.

00:36:44 Introduces 2 Peter 3:1-13.

00:40:30 Introduces sermon: Real Service in Time.

00:46:35 Talks about why it is important to give service in a set amount of time.

00:55:58 Talks about being able to be productive with illustrations of how to be productive.

01:02:26 Sermon ends.

01:03:07 Prayer.

01:04:36 Introduces Judges 16:23-31.

01:09:27 Introduces sermon: Progressing in the Midst of Failure.

01:13:40 Talks about friend, the Rev. W. J. Cannon.

01:20:31 Talks about doubt and the lack of trust in oneself.

01:24:21 Talks about Rev. Cannon’s whole life being tied up in Atlanta.

01:30:20 Talks about the need to take a good look at ourselves.

01:34:58 Audio cuts off.

01:35:28 Prayer.

01:38:31 Introduces 2 Timothy.

01:43:46 Audio ends.


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