Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon in a Sentence
Believers have the inherent qualities of “salt” and “light,” and therefore must actively allow those qualities to impact and penetrate the decaying and darkened world in which they live for the glory of God.
- The “salt” and “light” metaphors tell us that there is a distinct _difference__ that exists between true Christ-followers and the world they live in.a. Salt prevents decay.
b. Light dispels darkness.
- The “salt” and “light” metaphors further tell us of the obligations that a true Christ-follower has to the world they live in.a. Believers must not lose their saltiness.
b. Believers must never conceal their shine.