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  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Martin Holland on May 18, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 12,146 views

    We are called to be the salt and light of the world.

    These two examples Jesus uses may seem insignificant now, but in the first century salt and light was very valuable. In the Roman market place salt was even used at times as money and without electricity light was a valuable asset at night. Today we often take these two things for granted. What ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jan 15, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 21,966 views

    We are called to be the salt and light of the world.

    Matthew 5:13-16 July 29, 2007 When someone looks at you, other than looking at your extraordinary good looks, what do they see? If we could really cut to the chase, it’s not about those good looks, it’s about who you are in Jesus! Over the past week we have had some major controversies in ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Nov 26, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 13,506 views

    We are called to be the salt and light of the world. Are we?

    Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and Light August 31, 2014 On Sunday, April 8, 1945, German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was taken from a worship service he had just conducted for prisoners to a concentration camp in Flossenburg. He was tried for treason and hanged just a couple weeks before ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 13, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 8,313 views

    Being Salt and Light in your daily life.

    Salt And Light Matthew 5:13-16 February 20, 2005 Matthew 5:13 (NLT) "You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it useful again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. The Value of Salt  Salt gives ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 12,502 views

    This is about being salt and light in our world.

    How would you change the world? How would you change your world, the one in which you live? Who is going to make the change? How are changes made in our world? Who makes changes? What is our role as a church in changing our world? Or, do we even have a role? Read Matthew ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jul 21, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,344 views

    After Jesus shares the attributes that will bless us he tells his disciples that they are salt and light. How are we like salt and light?

    SALT AND LIGHT Matt. 5:13-16 Intro: Make connection between the beatitudes and us being salt and light. 1) We need to be salty (vs. 13). There was a time when salt was a much more precious commodity than it is today. “On October 2, 1864, one of the worst battles of the American Civil ...read more

  • Salt & Light

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Feb 6, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,434 views

    1. Jesus was telling us not to live for the kingdom of the world, but the Kingdom of God. 2. Jesus is saying that we play an important role in the life of the world as salt and light. 3. Jesus was talking about a new way of obedience.

    It is no accident that Jesus talked about us being salt and light immediately after he spoke the Beatitudes. It is in learning how to think as Jesus thought and live as he lived in submissions to God, that we become agents of healing and light in the world. It is when we live as people who do not ...read more

  • Salt And Light Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 2, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,689 views

    Jesus said we are the salt a preservative of this world created by God and we are also His created light which will lead people out of darkness. One works quietly behind the scenes but you can taste and see what it keeps from spoiling, while on the other

    Series: Cliff Hangers - part 2 Introduction to series: last week we started a series out of Matthew from Jesus famous Sermon on the Mount teaching. We will be gleaming spiritual truths from Jesus owns words as He addresses the crowd that is following Him. We are calling our series “Cliff ...read more

  • Salt And Light Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Jun 29, 2016
    based on 5 ratings
     | 13,026 views

    "Salt and Light" is a part of the Sermon on the Mount series. We look at both the qualities of being salt (creates thirst, a seasoning, part of the sacrifice, and preservative), and light (exposes and guides).

    Sermon on the Mount “Salt and Light” Matthew 5:13-16 There are two things that we value that seem so insignificant at first, they don’t even come up on our radar, but they’re actually needed for our survival. The first is salt. Too little of it and your food can be ...read more

  • Salt & Light Series

    Contributed by Charl Swart on Feb 17, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,984 views

    Jesus said that we are the salt of the earth and the light for the world. He compared our relationship to the world with salt and light. What does this mean? Why does Jesus compare us to salt and light? What is the significance related to this?

    INTRODUCTION We are busy with a series on the Sermon on the Mount. Last week we discussed the beatitudes and we looked at the characteristics of a citizen of the Kingdom of Heaven. We then proceeded to look at the benefits of being a citizen of the Kingdom of heaven. This week we look at the ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Hans Krause on Oct 19, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 10,012 views

    We are the salt of the earth and the light of the world. We are not called to withdraw from public life into our safe and cozy Christian circles. We are called to make a difference in a world full of darkness, fear, violence, and foolishness.

    [Sermon preached on 21 October 2018, Reformation Sunday / 3rd year, ELCF Lectionary] We sing it almost every Sunday in church with the kids: “This little light of mine—I’m gonna let it shine. Everywhere I go, I’m gonna let it shine.” But I wonder how many of us really think about what we sing. ...read more

  • Salt And Lights

    Contributed by Charles R. Peck on Feb 24, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,690 views

    To a world that is in total darkness, the church should be a beacon of light.

    Salt and Lights Matthew 5:1/2 Here we have the greatest preacher that every lived, sharing with His disciples the principles of the Kingdom. He was the great prophet of His church, the one who came into the world, to light every man’s path. The prophets and John the Baptist had done ...read more

  • The Salt And The Light Series

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Apr 13, 2012
     | 5,172 views

    In the sermon on the mount, Jesus reveals what needs to be the character of those who follow Him, how that character will influence the world, and how it need play out in their lives.

    The Salt And The Light 04/25/10 AM Reading: Matthew 5:13-16 Introduction This morning we continue a sermon series on the Sermon on the Mount. This series of messages, titled “Jesus began to preach,” encompasses all of Matthew chapters 5, 6, and 7, the longest uninterrupted teaching ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Andrew Warriner on May 22, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,556 views

    By adopting the qualities of salt and light into our lives, we can make a difference to the immediate world around us.

    Salt and Light Introduction. If you were to ask anyone with a basic knowledge of the Bible about the Sermon on the Mount, they would probably quote at least one of the Beatitudes. However, the Beatitudes are a part, an important part but only a part of a ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Jun 17, 2013
     | 5,693 views

    Demonstrating Christ to the world

    First Baptist Church Matthew 5:13-16 Salt and Light May 6, 2001 On Sunday, April 8, 1945, German pastor and theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was taken from a worship service he had just conducted for prisoners to a concentration camp in Flossenburg. He was tried for treason and hanged just a ...read more