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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 End Of The World

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

THE END OF THE WORLD   Matthew 24:35 “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall never fail.” These words were spoken by our Lord to his disciples during his discourse on the end of the world. The end of the world.  Can there really be an end to the world? This planet […]

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A Quick Trip Through The Bible

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

A Quick Trip Through The Bible Now this is a quick trip thru the Bible!!! Consider the themes of the sixty-six books: 1. In Genesis, He is the Creator God. 2. In Exodus, He is the Redeemer. 3. In Leviticus, He is your sanctification. 4. In Numbers, He is your guide. 5. In Deuteronomy, He […]

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Elijah’s Final Words

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

Elijah’s Translation #3 This is the last section of this study of the translation of Elijah’s translation. I hope you have read, or will read, the two other sections. The following is some of the things in this section.   Final Words: 2 Kings 2:11a. “And it came to pass, as they still went on, […]

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Elijah And The God of Ekron

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

Elijah And The God Of Ekron #7 This study of the life of Elijah begins after the account of Ahab’s death and burial, and the manner in which the dogs of Samaria fulfilled the prophecy of Elijah. (1 Kings 22:37-38) 2 Kings 1:40. So Ahab slept with his fathers; and Ahaziah his son reigned in […]

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Save The Leftovers

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

SAVE THE LEFTOVERS: Matthew 14:20: And they did all eat, and were filled: and they took up of the fragments that remained twelve baskets full. Though the people had gotten a meal in a marvelous way, they were not very thoughtful about the marvel. They ate till they had enough, and then flung the residue away. […]

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Mid-Night At Troas

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

All-Night Service At Troas ~~~~~~~~~~Contents~~~~~~~~~~     1. Introduction     2. Scripture Setting     3. Eutychus Found A Seat In An Upper Window     4. Eutychus Went To Sleep And Fell To His Death     5. Paul Prayed And God Restored Eutychus     6. Paul’s Gethsemane ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Introduction: The scripture tells us that this incident […]

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Presenting Our Selves To The Lord

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

PRESENTING OURSELVES TO THE LORD   When we go to Church we should not think about going just to be in Sunday School, to hear a teacher, to hear a choir sing, or even to hear a sermon, which is part of the service, but the main emphasis on being in Church should be to […]

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Elijah Back In Israel

By James Thornton / 3 years ago

Elijah The Tishbite #3 ELIJAH BACK IN ISRAEL: Elijah #3 Is A Continuation From Elijah #2. From My Book “Running In The Rain” We find Elijah back in Israel after three and one half years in a foreign country living on the provisions God had supplied to a widow woman. No rain had fallen during […]

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Can We Entertain The Traveler Without Cost

By James Thornton / 3 years ago

Page Three Of Beware The Traveler 5. CAN WE ENTERTAIN THE TRAVELER OR WAYFARER WITHOUT COST? Romans 6:23. “For the wages of sin is death; …” The moral law of God is just as sure as his physical laws. Anyone who attempts to break the law of gravity will pay the consequences. By the same token the moral […]

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To See The End

By James Thornton / 3 years ago

TO SEE THE END Matthew 26:57. “And they that had laid hold on Jesus led him away to Caiaphas the high priest, where the scribes and the elders were assembled. But Peter followed him afar off unto the high priest’s palace, and went in, and sat with the servants, TO SEE THE END.” The events […]

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