Salt • Mat 5:13 “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people's feet.”
Salt • What is “the salt of the earth”?
Salt Preserving • To preserve the earth from immoralities
Salt Everlasting • An everlasting covenant is called a covenant of salt (Num 18:19)
Salt Seasoning • Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. (Col 4:6)
Salt • How does salt lose its taste?
Salt Impurity • Contaminated by earthy substances
Salt Inaction • What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? (Jas 2:14)
Salt • What challenges do we face being the salt of the earth?
Light • Mat 5:14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.”
Light • Mat 5:15 “Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.”
Light • Mat 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.”
Light • What is “the light of the world”?
Light Illuminate • The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.(Joh 1:5)
Light Shine • that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world, (Php 2:15)
Light Follow Jesus • Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (Joh 8:12)
Light • What challenges do we face being the light of the world?