About the author

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.

Share

The Song Of The Lord Began

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

THE SONG OF THE LORD BEGAN: You can’t create joy, but you can make the conditions from which it springs. We want to spend a little time with Hezekiah who brought joy back to the temple. 2 Chronicles 29:27 “And Hezekiah commanded to offer the burnt offering upon the altar. And when the burnt offering […]

Share

A Short History Of The Samaritans

By James Thornton / a couple of years ago

A Short History Of The Samaritans Matthew 10:5. “These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:” John 4:9. “Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink […]

Share

The Effect Of The Sermon On The Mount

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

They Spoke With Other Tongues

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

The Way Of The Cross

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

Ploughmen, Don’t Look Back

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

The Trial And Death Of Naboth

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

What Is Jesus Worth To You?

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

Awakening, Arming, Acting

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Share

A Messenger From A Forsaken God

By James Thornton / a couple of years 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 […]

Page 9 of 11