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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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Unknown Warriors

By James Thornton / last week

Today the church is enjoying its finest hour. These are the days of revival, days of phenomenal growth in the church. Hitherto unconquerable conquests are being conquered. And it is the Unknown Warriors of Christ, the nameless heroes, the rank and file of the people, who with courage and conviction and faith carrying aloft the […]

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Birth And Early Life Of Joseph

By James Thornton / 4 weeks ago

Studies In The Life Of Joseph By: James L. Thornton Study #1, Birth And Early Life At Home Genesis 30:22. “And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb. 23. And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach: 24. And she called his name […]

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The Way Of The Cross

By James Thornton / last month

THE WAY TO THE CROSS: The Death Of The Savior Alas for Pilate! Had he but known who it was, and all that he gave up in thus delivering Jesus to be crucified. John 19:16 “Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus and led him away. 17. And […]

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Teach Us To Number Our Days

By James Thornton / last month

Teach Us To Number Our Days Leviticus 25:8 “And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years. From out of the depths of the wisdom of God’s Old Testament laws we take our […]

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A Visit To A Service In The Church At Corinth

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

 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 / a couple of months ago

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 months 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 months 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 / a few months ago

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 / a few months ago

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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