[Student Sermons by Leroy White]


Leroy White

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Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

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circa 1969

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Interdenominational Theological Center student Leroy White delivers two sermons titled “Getting Rid of Excuses”, and “Understanding the Resurrection” for Dr. Isaac R. Clark’s homiletics class.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with singing.

00:00:37 Prayer.

00:01:27 Introduces Luke 14:16-24.

00:04:37 Introduces sermon: Getting Rid of Excuses.

00:06:01 Talks about failing and making excuses.

00:10:01 Suggests three steps that will help in not making excuses.

00:17:05 Talks about the Lord being able to help in the making of excuses.

00:19:20 Prayer.

00:19:28 Audio cuts off.

00:19:44 Audio returns discussing cooperative agreement and conflict.

00:24:17 Talks about staying in constant communion.

00:26:43 Talks about a John Wesley hymn.

00:28:25 Sermon ends.

00:28:31 Audio cuts off.

00:28:51 Audio returns with prayer.

00:30:16 Introduces 1st Corinthians 15:20-28.

00:33:32 Introduces sermon: Understanding the Resurrection.

00:36:44 Gives example families speaking about family members who have passed.

00:39:25 Talks about eternity and hell, suggesting two ideas relative to understanding the resurrection.

00:45:27 Talks about the need to comprehend what Jesus being raised from the dead means to his followers.

00:50:06 Sermon ends.

00:50:45 Audio ends.


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