Summary: "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).
Summary: There are times that I have thought to myself, that makes perfect sense! And then there are times that I thought to myself, never in 100 years would have I figured or thought to do that. But yet, it was exactly what needed to be done!
Summary: The idea for this series came from a series of the same name that is offered free by Life.Church. You can find it at open.church. There you will find videos, transcripts, outlines, and graphics. This message is loosely based on the life.church series.
Summary: What is servant evangelism: It is demonstrating the kindness of God The Love God by offering to do some act of humble service with no strings attached. Do the small thing to show the main thing -- God's Love.
Summary: 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?
Summary: Rather than giving a list of ideals to strive for, Jesus was showing the people how widely available God’s kingdom was – even for ordinary, poor, ignorant, imperfect, despised people. The beatitudes describe their struggle & grace to thrive in adversity.
Summary: We love to come to church, to sit in this wonderful place, to bask in God’s special presence here. But Christ calls us beyond these walls. This place is not the destination of our spiritual life, but the launching point for our work in God’s Kingdom.
Summary: Whether you are a sun, moon, star, or a 5 talent, 2 talent, or 1 talent person, a lamp or a candle on a stand, you are important. You have a job to do that only you can do. And God expects you to let your light shine. (Powerpoints Available - #186)
Summary: 3 ways that a Christian can lose their saltiness (Outline and material adapted from Yves I-Bing Cheng at: http://www.meetingwithchrist.com/E023%20You%20are%20the%20salt%20of%20the%20earth%20(2)%20-%20Mt%205(13).htm)
Summary: HP (High Potency) + CP (Close Proximity) + CC (Clear Communication) = MI (Maximum Impact) (Outline and material taken from Bill Hybells & Mark Mittelberg's book, Becoming a Contagious Christian)
Summary: There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us . . . And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. Nelson Mandela