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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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Ploughmen, Don’t Look Back

By James Thornton / a few months 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 / a few months 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 / a few months ago

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 / a few months ago

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 few 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 few 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 / last year

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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The Wonders of Heaven

By James Thornton / last year

The Wonders Of Heaven Revelation 12:1a. “And there appeared a great wonder in heaven;” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Introduction~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A wonder is something that arrests, that surprises, and astonishes. A wonder is something unexpected, unprepared for, unprecedented, and surpassing all experience. When we were a child, the whole world was full of wonders. The apostle Paul explains it, “When I […]

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The Day Before The Wedding

By James Thornton / last year

 The Day Before The Wedding By, James L. Thornton Genesis 24:62. “And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country. 63. And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide: and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, behold, the camels were coming. […]

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The Harness of Love

By James Thornton / last year

The Harness Of Love By, James L. Thornton Hosea 11:4. “I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love: and I was to them as they that take off the yoke on their jaws, and I laid meat unto them.” This scripture refers to the custom of raising the yoke from the necks and […]

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