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  • Being Salt And Light Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,581 views

    We are Salt and Light. Jesus has commissioned us. We’re each ordained Christian workers. We are the world’s light. We are salt for the earth. Shine as a light before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

    Today we begin a series of a sermons following Jesus’ teaching in the sermon on the mount. What we’ll discover as we go through is a series of radical interpretations of God’s law, designed to teach his followers how to live lives that are shaped by God’s agenda for the world and for his people, ...read more

  • Being Salt & Light Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 23, 2005
    based on 41 ratings
     | 5,336 views

    Both salt and light: 1. Are necessary for survival. 2. Have the ability to purify. 3. Must make contact to have an effect.

    I love grilling out on a beautiful summer day with the sun shining. My favorite thing is to grill steaks. I like to grill them till they are so tender you can pull them apart with a fork. Then I take roasting ears and dip them into water with the shuck still on; wrap them in foil and let the ...read more

  • Taking Sweet To The Street

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Apr 21, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 571 views

    A call to being Salt & Light to the world

    TAKING THE SWEET TO THE STREET Matthew 5:13-16 Any of you who have been to my house know that I live in a sandbox. There is sand everywhere. It’s kinda tough growing grass in sand sometimes. Several years ago, my dad and I thought we stumbled upon the solution for his pasture and the yards ...read more

  • Salt And Light

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jul 13, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,206 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
     | 5,498 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

  • "Tasting And Seeing The Goodness Of God"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,285 views

    A sermon about being salt and light in the world.

    Matthew 5:13-20 “Tasting and Seeing the Goodness of God” By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of East Ridge United Methodist Church, Chattanooga, TN www.eastridgeumc.com When I was about Mary Ellen’s age, I happened along my dad, who was sitting in the kitchen, eating an apple. My ...read more

  • Salt & Light Series

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Dec 5, 2006
     | 1,332 views

    Light in the darkness gives hope for freedom, That is what Christ is calling us to tonight-be salt in light in the world.

    Clip from the movie The Hurricane-scene where Denzel Washington’s character is on the phone from prison and sees the light in the window that shows him that there are people out there who are working to see him set free. -Light in the darkness gives hope for freedom, That is what Christ is ...read more

  • Forty Benefits Of Salt And Light

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 123 ratings
     | 21,522 views

    Too many Christians fail to appropriate the benefits, privileges and responsibilities of being salt and light. As a result, millions suffer because they continue to be spoiled by the world and its destrutive ways. Similarly, approximately 5.7 billion peop

    Benefits of Salt (Matt 5:13-16) Too many Christians fail to appropriate the benefits, privileges and responsibilities of being salt and light. As a result, millions suffer because they continue to be spoiled by the world and its destrutive ways. Similarly, approximately 5.7 billion people are ...read more

  • Jesus, The Law & Grace Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Vorce on Apr 24, 2017
     | 2,849 views

    Jesus had just talked with the disciples about being blessed and also about being “Salt & Light”. He now felt the need to address the elephant in the room… The elephant was the question that kept coming up, “What about the Law of Moses?”

    Matthew 5:17-20 Introduction: 1. Jesus had just talked with the disciples about being blessed and also about being “Salt & Light”. He now felt the need to address the elephant in the room… The elephant was the question that kept coming up, “What about the Law of Moses?” 2. Jesus begins by ...read more

  • A Lesson In Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Feb 10, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,689 views

    Jesus graciously proclaims that his followers are salt and light. They live out a new righteousness established by the cross and empowered by the Spirit.

    Matthew 5:13-20 “A Lesson in Righteousness” INTRODUCTION There’s an old saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” We all know that this is not true. Words have a powerful effect in our lives. Each of us seems to have ...read more

  • "Converted On A Cross!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Nov 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,018 views

    A sermon on the world’s perception of the church vs the authentic Jesus.

    Luke 23:33-43 “Converted on a Cross!” (Many of the ideas for this sermon come from Everything Must Change by Brian Mclaren) By: Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.gbgm-umc.org/grace-sdtn The Rock Band Jethro Tull has a song entitled Hymn 43 in which ...read more

  • The Wrong Perscription For The Problem

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 23, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,493 views

    Addresses areas where Christians often unknowingly fall short.

    THE WRONG PRESCRIPTION FOR THE PROBLEM 1 Samuel 8 -Read 1 Samuel 8 As we read this chapter, it’s easy to say the leaders of Israel were all wrong asking for a king. Or, we can wrongly interpret God’s answer to Samuel as saying that simply asking for a king meant they were rejecting Him. ...read more

  • Are You Having An Identity Crisis?

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 18, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    Salt and Light

    Do you know who I am? • My parts alone could be deadly. As a soft metal I can explode in water. As a yellowish gas I am poisonous to breathe. Do you know who I am? • You consider me common, but I have been considered of great value; I have even been used like money. Others have used me as a ...read more

  • Part 7 - Genesis 18:16-33 - How Could A Loving God Send People To Hell? Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jul 15, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,600 views

    DID SODOM DESERVE JUDGMENT? Oh Yes! How could a loving God send people to hell? Ever asked that question? I have. Read on...

    Part 7 - Genesis 18:16-33 - HOW COULD A LOVING GOD SEND PEOPLE TO HELL? In the early years of her life she witnessed horrific events as members of her family were beheaded in conflicts in China. Although she was only a little girl, MI LEE (not her real name) was forced to watch and still ...read more

  • Have We Been Changed

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 18, 2001
    based on 308 ratings
     | 1,345 views

    This New Year’s sermon ask the question if we have changed spiritually after 9/11/01. It is also a challenge to be different in 2002.

    Sunday Morning December 30, 2001 New Year’s Sermon Bel Aire Baptist Church HAVE WE BEEN CHANGED? James 1 Introduction: [Play video clip “Now What?”] 1. As we begin to look at the end of year 2001 and toward 2002, I must ask the question, “Have We Been Changed?” 2. As I watched the news ...read more