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James Thornton

I am a retired pastor currently living in the Nashville, TN area. We attend First Church, Bro. Ron Becton pastor. We've been putting our sermons and Bible studies online for more than five years in an effort to continue our ministry.

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A Visit To A Service In The Church At Corinth

By James Thornton / last week

 A Visit To A Service In The Church At Corinth By, James L. Thornton A Picture Of A Pauline Church, History Without and Within. A visitor to a foreign city walks through the streets, guide-book in hand, looking at monuments, churches, public buildings, and the outsides of the houses, and in this way is supposed […]

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The Genealogy Of Jesus Christ

By James Thornton / last week

The Genealogy Of Jesus Christ By, James L. Thornton ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Contents~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Introduction 2. The Christian Religion Centers In A Personality 3. Jesus Is Man Of Very Man 4. This Genealogy Tells About His Ancestry 5. Jesus Tells About His Family 6. How We Become Part Of His Family 7. A Member Of The Heavenly Family […]

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Developing Our Life

By James Thornton / a couple of weeks ago

DEVELOPING OUR LIFE: We will look at the Parable of The Sower to find something that will help us to develop our lives to become 100 fold Christians. Luke 8:5. “A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was trodden down, and the fowls […]

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On The Mountain With Jesus

By James Thornton / a couple of weeks ago

THE TRANSFIGURATION OF JESUS CHRIST Part #1 ON THE MOUNTAIN WITH JESUS: Luke 9:28 “And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray.” No one on earth ever needed to pray less—yet, there are so many of […]

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Holiness Unto The Lord

By James Thornton / last month

Holiness Unto The Lord By, James L. Thornton SEPARATION FROM SIN, AND FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD Exodus 28:36. “And thou shalt make a plate of pure gold, and grave upon it, like the engravings of a signet, HOLINESS TO THE LORD. 37. And thou shalt put it on a blue lace, that it may be upon […]

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Thirty Minutes In Heaven

By James Thornton / last month

Revelation 8:1. “And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.” The busiest place in the universe is heaven. No city on earth is in comparison. Heaven is the center from which all good influences start. It is also the goal at which all […]

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The Honor God Puts On The Lowly

By James Thornton / last month

(14.) WE SEE THE HONOR GOD PUTS ON THE LOWLY: We see here not only the divine preservation of Elijah but a special act of grace towards the woman of Zarephath. Without this act recorded the world would have never heard of her. ~~~~~~~~~~Contents~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 14. The Honor God Puts On The Lowly 15. When Death […]

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A Proclamation of The End

By James Thornton / last month

A Proclamation of The End ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Preface~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In view of the fact that the Bible does declare that the world will come to an end and that the end will come suddenly and as surely as the Prophets and Apostles have foretold, we offer this study from Revelation chapter 10 to help us understand the surety of this […]

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The Glorious Eternity Of God

By James Thornton / last month

The Glorious Eternity Of God: Genesis 1:1. “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth.” Revelation 21:1. “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.” We are living in the space of time between […]

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The Transfiguration Of Jesus #2

By James Thornton / last month

THE TRANSFIGURATION OF JESUS CHRIST Part #2 THE SUBJECT OF THE CONVERSATION ON THE HOLY MOUNT: Luke 9: 30. And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31. Who appeared in glory, and spake of his decease which he should accomplish at Jerusalem. No greater assembly or conference was ever gathered. The Potsdam […]

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