Salty and Shiny Christians

Salty and Shiny Christians

SCRIPTURE REFERENCE: Matthew 5:13-16

SERMON IN A SENTENCE

Because believers have the inherent qualities of “salt” and “light,” we must actively allow those qualities to impact and penetrate the decaying and darkened world in which we live for the glory of God.

SERMON OUTLINE

  1. Jesus’ “salt” and “light” metaphors remind us that there is a distinct difference between Christians and the world we live in.
    1. Salt prevents decay.
    2. Light dispels darkness.
  2. The “salt” and “light” metaphors further remind us of the obligations that Christians have to the world we live in.
    1. Believers must not lose their saltiness.
    2. Believers must never conceal their shine.