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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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Birth And Early Life Of Joseph

By James Thornton / last week

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 / 3 weeks 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 / 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 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 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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Fear of Death

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

FEAR OF DEATH By, James L. Thornton How little do we realize the meaning of the word death! Jesus took the sting away. Hebrews 2:14 “Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the […]

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When You Need A Friend

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

WHEN YOU NEED A FRIEND Several kings attack Sodom and take Lot captive. (Genesis 14:1-16) Abram with his tent and his altar is dwelling in Hebron when suddenly his quiet life is shattered… A man is running, a messenger is coming with bad news, “your nephew Lot has been taken captive.” In Genesis 14 we […]

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Stay In Crete

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

Stay In Crete By James L. Thornton ~~~~~~~Contents~~~~~ 1. You need Crete. 2. Crete needs you. 3. God needs you in Crete. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Titus 1:4. To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour. 5. For this cause left I thee in Crete, […]

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Unknown Warriors

By James Thornton / a few 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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Communion Service

By James Thornton / a few months ago

Communion Service   BIBLICAL ORDINANCES #1 In this study, we will be discussing three Biblical Ordinances. COMMUNION, FOOT WASHING, AND FASTING: By James and Mary Lee Thornton “What mean ye by this service?” Every ordinance or doctrine of the Church has a special meaning. I feel to get the full value of each one we […]

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