Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Mar 15, 2015
You "Are" The Salt You "Are" The Light! It does not state you could be the Salt or the light. It does not say you should be the salt and the light. It says you "are". It is a promise!
Our reading from Matthew .....is near the beginning .....of Jesus' most famous..... sermon,...... "The Sermon on the Mount."
In our text, .....Jesus called his followers then...as well as us this day.....to the highest standards .....of conduct. (Pause)
He challenged us .....to "turn the