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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 Genealogy Of Jesus Christ

By James Thornton / yesterday

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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Effective Preaching

By James Thornton / a couple of days ago

EFFECTIVE PREACHING: This study is for equipping the minister for ministering the Word. We will entitle this study, Effective Preaching. If the minister expects to have success at winning souls to God, and equipping the saints to live a Christ-like life, he must preach the word of the Lord. We need an increase in the use of […]

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What Do We Want To Live For

By James Thornton / 5 days ago

WHAT DO WE WANT TO LIVE FOR? Everyone wants to live, but few have ever poured into the ear of God such a holy motive for living as does the Psalmist Psalm 119:17. “…that I may live, and keep thy word.” The Psalmist gives as his sole reason for the petition a most eloquent explanation […]

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Thirty Minutes In Heaven

By James Thornton / last week

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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A Visit To A Service In The Church At Corinth

By James Thornton / 3 weeks 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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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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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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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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A Pure Conscience

By James Thornton / a couple of months 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 / a couple of months ago

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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