• 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’s existence. Today, the University has
  • Hobbies: Loves to golf.
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  • Children In The Temple Lesson 26

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Jesus arrives Palm Sunday

    A. WHEN JESUS COMES IN! 1. Palm Sunday. After Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem (Mark 11:1-11). 2. No fruit. After Jesus cursed the fig tree (Mark 11:12-14). 3. After Jesus examines the temple. “Jesus entered . . . into the temple, and when He looked around” (Mark 11:11). a. What does more

  • Palm Sunday Lesson 25

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Why Palms?

    A. WHY PALMS? 1. Why did people wave palm branches? They were considered symbols of peace and victory. “The people went forth and brought . . . palm branches” (Neh. 8:15). “Took branches of palm trees and went forth to meet Him” (Jn. 12:13). “I beheld, and lo a great multitude . . . of all more

  • Zachaeus

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Jesus' final ministry in Galilee, Perea, and Jericho

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Retreat from Jerusalem. Jesus left Bethany shortly after raising Lazarus from the dead. “Therefore Jesus no longer walked openly among the Jews, but went from there into the country near the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there remained with His disciples” (John more

  • Healing Lazarus Lesson 22

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Miracle of healing Lazarus

    1. When did this miracle occur? Winter after Purim, December (John 10:22) and before Passover (John 11:55). 2. Where did the miracle occur? Bethany, east of Jerusalem (11:1). 3. Why does Jesus wait? “When He (Jesus) had heard . . . He abode two days in the same place” (11:6). • Our agendas are more

  • Parables About Our Heart Lesson 21

    Contributed on Sep 28, 2018

    Parables about Our Heart

    A. THE PROBLEM OF EATING ON THE SABBATH – MATTHEW 12:1-8 This confrontation happened as Jesus was traveling from Jerusalem towards home. The disciples (not Jesus) were picking and eating grain as they walked. A “truth squad” was spying on Jesus. Jesus answered them: 1. David ate shew bread (v. more

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