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  • John Hamby

    Contributing sermons since Nov 6, 2000
John's church

First Baptist Church
Vilonia, Arkansas 72173
5017962103

About John
  • Education: PhD - Louisiana Baptist University MA - Central Baptist College
  • Experience: 30 plus years. Been on staff here at FBC since 1983.
  • Family: Married to Debbie since June, 1974. One daughter, Nikki. (chaplain of the only maximum prison for women in our state) Three grandchildren, Ollie, Monica and Gavin.
  • Hobbies: Motorcycle.
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  • Marriage Ceremony For Two Christians

    Contributed on Dec 21, 2020
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    Brief Marriage Ceremony

    Marriage Ceremony for _______and _______ Who gives this woman to be married? Her mother and I. Thank you can be seated. Dearly ...read more

  • Peace In The Midst Of A Pandemic

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2020
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    If this year has taught us anything as Christians it is that this world may not be as stable as we once thought. So how are Christians to respond to a world in the midst of a pandemic?

    Peace in the Midst of a Pandemic Just over a year ago I retired as the pastor of FBC Vilonia, boy did I pick the year. 2020 is cer-tainly not a year that any of us is likely to forget. The year of a “pandemic” – ...read more

  • The Fatherhood Of God

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2019
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     | 2,482 views

    What we know about human fathers and what we have experienced as children will affect how eagerly or apprehensively that we approach the concept of the Fatherhood of God. If we had a great human father we gladly embrace the biblical picture of God as our heavenly father.

    “The Fatherhood of God” Psalm 27:10 It been noted that it seems that typically on Mother’s Day in our churches we applaud the mother’s and on ...read more

  • The Fatherhood Of God

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2019
     | 2,882 views

    What we know about human fathers and what we have experienced as children will affect how eagerly or apprehensively that we approach the concept of the Fatherhood of God. If we had a great human father we gladly embrace the biblical picture of God as our heavenly father.

    “The Fatherhood of God” Psalm 27:10 It been noted that it seems that typically on Mother’s Day in our churches we applaud the mother’s and on ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A Godly Parent

    Contributed on May 9, 2019
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    Jochebed and Amram, the parents of Moses reared Moses in a difficult time and in a pagan culture.

    “The Characteristics of a Godly Parent.” Exodus 2:1-10, Heb. 11:23-27 Good morning, I want welcome you to this Mother’s Day service. I want to begin by ...read more

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  • High On Their Huddles

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2011
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    HIGH ON THEIR HUDDLES One of my favorite preachers is Dr. Tony Evans in Dallas. Some years ago I heard him give the following description of the purpose of the church service. He said, "In football they have a huddle, the goal of the huddle is to give you thirty seconds to call the play; that is ...read more

  • How Do I Know He Lives?

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2003
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    How Do I Know He Lives? How do I know that Christ has risen? What proof have I to give? He touched my life one blessed day, And I began to live. How do I know he left the tomb That morning long ago? I met Him just this morning, And my heart is still aglow. How do I know the endless ...read more

  • Patsy Clairmont In Her Book "Under His Wings" ...

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2003
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    Patsy Clairmont in her book “Under His Wings” tells a moving story of the reality of dealing with grief. “We buried my friend’s 26 year old son last week. An accidental gunshot took Jeff’s life. We have more questions than answers. We are offended at people who have all the answers and no ...read more

  • Thom S. Rainer In His Book "The Bridger ...

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2003
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    Thom S. Rainer in his book “The Bridger Generation” notes the “81% of those surveyed became Christians before the age of nineteen. Before the age of 6 6% Ages 6-9 24% Ages 10-12 26% Ages 13-15 15% Ages 16-19 10% Over the age ...read more

  • A Woman Came To Dr. Chalmers One Day And Said: ...

    Contributed on Mar 24, 2003
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    “A woman came to Dr. Chalmers one day and said: Dr. Chalmers, I cannot get my child to come to the Savior. I’ve talked and talked to her, but it’s no use.’ The doctor thought to himself … and said, ‘Let me talk with your daughter by myself, and we will see what may be done.’ One day he met with ...read more