From the heart of Preacher Jack

I was recently touched by having the congregation at Dunbar First Baptist share some idioms in our culture of language. It was very interesting to learn how we communicate using idioms. Some examples were: “It’s raining cats and dogs”; “Actions speak louder than words”; “At the drop of a hat”;...

Guard Thy Tongue

Psalm 34:13-14 Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.   The word keep in verse 13 means to guard.  So the meaning of verse 13 is to guard your tongue from evil.  To guard something...

Building Up Yourselves

In my personal study this morning, I came across Jude 20.  It says, “But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost.”  It takes a lot of material to build a house.  A good foundation, wood, nails, shingles, sheet rock, you get the idea.  All of...

Honour All Men

The day after election day can either be wonderful and jubilant, or disturbing and shocking.  This of course depends on which candidate you decided to cast your vote.  In the aftermath of this long and sometimes frustrating campaign season can we please remember I Peter 2:17?  Honour all men.  Love the...

What Has Your Attention?

Those of you that know me personally understand that I love the outdoors.  I have been enjoying hunting and fishing for many years now and my family has even learned to enjoy those things too.  It may just be that they came to the conclusion of “if you can’t beat...

Be Kind to One Another

Kindness seems like a lost art these days.  Whether you are driving, shopping, at a movie, or just lounging at home, kind words and compassion has been tossed out the window and replaced by sarcasm and  anger.  Tonight’s sermons is all about Being Kind to One Another.  We must be...