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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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The Transfiguration Of Jesus #2

By James Thornton / a few days ago

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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The Glorious Eternity Of God

By James Thornton / 5 days ago

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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A Pure Conscience

By James Thornton / 4 weeks ago

A Pure Conscience A GOOD CONSCIENCE BEFORE GOD: Acts 23:1. “And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.” The conscience is a most important characteristic that God has endowed each human with that was given to them to deter or forestall […]

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An Introduction To Acts

By James Thornton / last month

AN INTRODUCTION TO ACTS By James Lewis Thornton and Mary Lee Thornton The last recorded words of Jesus are recorded in Acts 1:8 and has come to be known as “The Great Commission.” Acts 1:8. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost has come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto […]

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The Birth Of Cain And Abel

By James Thornton / last month

THE BIRTH OF CAIN AND ABEL: The most tragic day in human history could not be relived. The only hope for Adam and Eve and the entire human race to come was the promise of God that one day He would send an offspring, a Savior, Who would destroy the power of the Serpent and […]

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Fourteen Years Ago

By James Thornton / last month

“FOURTEEN YEARS AGO” By: James L. Thornton PAUL: A SERVANT OF JESUS CHRIST (2 Corinthians 12:2-5) “We are not free to say we see not, For the glory comes Nightly and daily, Like the flowing sea; His luster pierceth through the midnight glooms; And, at a prime hour, behold! Follows me with golden shadows to […]

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Birth And Early Life Of Joseph

By James Thornton / a couple of months 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 Death Of A Fool

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

THE DEATH OF A FOOL 2 Samuel 3:31b “…. And king David himself followed the bier. 32. And they buried Abner in Hebron: and the king lifted up his voice, and wept at the grave of Abner; and all the people wept. 33. And the king lamented over Abner, and said, Died Abner as a […]

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Teach Us To Number Our Days

By James Thornton / a few months ago

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 Proclamation of The End

By James Thornton / a few months ago

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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