• Elmer Towns

    Contributing sermons since Jun 13, 2002
Elmer's church

Thomas Road Baptist Church/ Liberty University
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

About Elmer
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1954. Master of Arts, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1958. Master of Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas, Texas, 1958. Master of Religious Education, Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois, 1970. Doctor of Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, 1983.
  • Experience: He was President of Winnipeg Bible College for five years, leading it to receive American Accreditation and Provincial authority to offer degrees (1960-1965). He taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, in greater Chicago, Illinois, in the field of Religious Education and Evangelism (1965-1971). He is Vice President and co-founder of Liberty University, with Jerry Falwell, in 1971, and was the only full-time teacher in the first year of Liberty‚Äôs existence. Today, the University has
  • Hobbies: Loves to golf.
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  • The Bible Door Lesson 3

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2023

    Know and apply all the Bible so you can serve the Lord accurately and successfully.

    A. WHY MUST YOU STUDY/SEARCH THE SCRIPTURES 1. Determine to know and apply all the Bible so you can serve the Lord accurately and successfully. “Study the Scriptures to know them completely, so you can faithfully serve the LORD correctly and successfully” (2 Timothy 2:15, ELT). 2. Learn the more

  • The Will Of God Door Lesson 2

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2023

    What is the will of God?

    “And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him. Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God more

  • Facing The Many Decision Doors Of Life Lesson 1

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2023

    Opening life's doors.

    A. DOORS ABOUT HEAVEN 1. The door of salvation. “ I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture” (John 10:9). 2. The door of discipleship. “You can enter God’s kingdom only through the narrow door. The highway to hell is a wide door for the more

  • Nicodemus' Religious Blindness Lesson 8

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2023

    Why must a person be born again?

    A. INTRODUCTION: JOHN 3:1-8 1. Positive things about Nicodemus: a. Sanhedrin, “ruler of the Jews” (3:1). b. Defended Jesus. “Does our law judge any man before it hears him” (John 7:51). c. Secret believer. “Joseph of Arimathaea … disciple of Jesus but secretly … also Nicodemus” more

  • A Woman With Adultery Addiction Lesson 7

    Contributed on Dec 4, 2023

    Those who compromise with sin put themselves in a compromising situation.

    A. INTRODUCTION: THE WOMAN 1. “Early the next morning” (John 8:2): a. Day after Sabbath. b. Before sun rise. c. Jesus is the light (v. 12). 2. Pharisees (v. 3). a. If obedient – stone her. b. Setting a trap. If said, stone her – not a friend of sinners If said, release her – violated more

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