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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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  • The Fatherhood Of God

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2019
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    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
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    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

  • Balancing The Books

    Contributed on Apr 2, 2019
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    Where is God’s justice and judgement? Why does God delay His judgment? Why doesn’t He vindicate His people now? Is He unable to, or does He not care? Some had seized on the ‘delay’ in the appearance of God’s judgment as an excuse to ignore or reject the idea of God’s judgment.

    A Study of the Book of 2 Thessalonians “Balancing the Books!” 2 Thess. 1:5-12 Does it pay to ...read more

  • What Does A Healthy Church Look Like

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2019
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    Paul says that He uses the church of Thessalonica as an example to other churches of a church worthy of emulating (v. 4). In noting what Paul praises about this church we can see what a healthy church looks like.

    “What Does A Healthy Church Look Like?” 2 Thessalonians. 1:1-4 It is hard to know what it takes to be healthy these days. Almost every week we hear how ...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