You Are the Salt of the Earth
You Are the Salt of the Earth
Matthew 5:13; Matthew 5:13-16; 2 Kings 2:19-22
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Wednesday Evening Service,  July 18, 2012

Jesus often used common, agrarian metaphors to communicate profound truth. What does he mean when he tells his followers, "You are the salt of the earth"? A study of this well-know saying reveals two ideas by which Jesus challenges all who would come after him: (1) a declaration of the disciple's mission; (2) a warning of the disciple's failure.

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