Contributed by Simon Bartlett on May 23, 2022
Jesus calls us to be the salt - the preservative - of the earth. He warns us against losing our sense of mission. Or, considering the Greek, perhaps he is warning us against being pushed off course. But either way, his message is: stick with it.
Today, after a bit of a break, we’re returning to Jesus’ longest recorded sermon, the Sermon on the Mount.
Can you remember how Jesus starts his sermon? What was his first WORD? Jesus’ first word is ‘blessed’. ‘Blessed’ means happy or fortunate. Jesus wants us to be blessed. He is going to