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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 / a day ago

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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They Spoke With Other Tongues

By James Thornton / 7 days ago

They Spoke With Other Tongues By James L. Thornton Acts 2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. On the first Christian Pentecost, God manifested His Intervention not only by a Wind-sound and a Fire-like anointing but also by a […]

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The Way Of The Cross

By James Thornton / a couple of weeks 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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Ploughmen, Don’t Look Back

By James Thornton / a couple of weeks ago

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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The Trial And Death Of Naboth

By James Thornton / 3 weeks ago

The Trial And Death Of Naboth The Trial Of Naboth: 1 Kings 21:12. They proclaimed a fast and set Naboth on high among the people. (KJV) The scene is taking place in a village convocation. The elders of Jezreel, the officers, and judges of the village have proclaimed a fast. Their town has incurred the wrath of […]

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What Is Jesus Worth To You?

By James Thornton / last month

What Is Jesus Worth To You? By: James L. Thornton Mark it down: Whenever you give that which is most valuable in your life to the Lord Jesus Christ, some of your fellow Christians will consider it to be waste. Mark 14:3. “And being in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he […]

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Awakening, Arming, Acting

By James Thornton / last month

Awakening, Arming, Acting   Romans 13:11 “and that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. 12 the night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us, therefore, cast off the works of darkness, and let us […]

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A Messenger From A Forsaken God

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

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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Jacob’s Dream

By James Thornton / a couple of months ago

Jacob’s Dream By James L. Thornton Have you ever had a dream that seemed so real that when you woke up it had made such an impression on you that it was indelibly implanted in your memory? And even years later you could recall every detail of it. Maybe it was something that you tried […]

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Closet Prayer

By James Thornton / 11 months ago

Closet Prayer By, James L. Thornton Matthew 6:5 “And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.” In this verse, […]

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