• 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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  • After You Fail Spiritually Lesson 8

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    How to celebrate a victory and yield your future to God.

    A. YIELD YOUR FUTURE TO GOD: JOSHUA 8 Y – Yield your future success or failures to God. I – Identify the spiritual causes of your failure. Achan had sinned. E – Eliminate the sin that made you fail. “All Israel stoned him with stones” (7:25). L – Learn from your mistakes. D – Determine not more

  • Joshua 1:10-11 Lesson 2

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    When followers buy into your vision, they buy into your leadership.

    A. GETTING READY FOR A BIG TASK “And Joshua commanded the leaders of Israel, ‘Go tell the people prepare food and get everything else ready because in three days we will cross the Jordan River and take possession of the land God has given to us’” (Josh. 1, 10-11, ELT). 1. Secure allegiance of more

  • Jude Warns About Heresy Lesson 4

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    Eight things to keep you straight.

    A. INTRODUCTION “Beloved, I was going to write about our common salvation, but it’s necessary that I urge you to contend earnestly for the purity of the faith that was delivered to us. False teacher have sneaked into our church. They claim they live by grace, but their sexual lewdness has more

  • 3 John Lesson 3

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    How to treat good preachers, and correct those who mistreat others.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. This letter centers around four men: John: the writer and protector of God’s work Gaius: looked after traveling preachers Diotrephes: an egotistical leader who mistreated traveling preachers Demetrius: a leader of good reputation 2. They represent more

  • 2 John Lesson 2

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    Eight signs of a false religion.

    A. INTRODUCTION “From the old leader of the church to the elect lady and her children whom I love so much, as do all other believers who have the truth in their hearts” (v. 1, Expanded Translation). 1. Who wrote? John the apostle, but calls himself “elder”. a. Identifies himself as more

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