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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 Effect Of The Sermon On The Mount

By James Thornton / yesterday

The Effect Of The Sermon On The Mount   By, James L. Thornton Matthew 7:28. And it came to pass when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: 29. For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. Matthew 8:1. When he was come down from […]

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Ploughmen, Don’t Look Back

By James Thornton / last week

Ploughmen, Don’t Look Back By James L. Thornton ~~~~~contents~~~~~ A. Introduction B. The ploughman C. The fallow ground D. Jesus Is Calling For Ploughmen E. The Field F. Men’s Hearts Are Hard G. Don’t Look Back ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A. Introduction: Jesus was an intense observer of human nature and everywhere he went he observed people at […]

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How To Raise A Crook

By James Thornton / last week

How To Raise A Crook 1. Begin in infancy to give the child everything he wants. This way he will grow up to believe that the world owes him a living. 2. When he picks up bad words, laugh at him. It will encourage him to pick up “cuter” phrases that will blow the top […]

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The Angel Of Ephesus

By James Thornton / 4 weeks ago

Revelation 2:1 “Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; these things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks. Thirty-five years before this was written the Apostle Paul was on his way back to Jerusalem purposing in his heart to […]

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A Messenger From A Forsaken God

By James Thornton / last month

A Messenger From A Forsaken God Elijah The Tishbite #1 In this study, we will study the ministry of Elijah who was a special messenger sent from God during a time of apostasy of the nation of Israel. The study is taken from my book “Running In The Rain.” I spent 12 years gathering and […]

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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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Hope Maketh Not Ashamed

By James Thornton / last month

Hope Maketh Not Ashamed By, James L. Thornton Romans 5:1. “Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: 2. By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. 3. And not only so, but […]

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Unknown Warriors

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

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 / 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 Way Of The Cross

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

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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