Being Salt And Light ~ Matthew 5:13-16

I.   Agents in Contrast

a. What two things does Jesus state believers already are?

b. How does salt impact the things it contacts?

c. How does light impact things it contacts?

d. How does the Scriptures portray the present condition of the world? (Ephesians 2:1-7, John 8:12)

II.  Agents of Change

a. What warning doe Jesus give about the “salt” losing its flavor and what does He mean?

 b. Jesus declares that no one lights a lamp and hides it under a basket…what is His point?

c. If we are salt and light what is the ongoing purpose we must serve?

III.  Agents Intentionally Administered

a. Who determines where we are “sprinked” as salt or “set” to illuminate?

b. What is the source of our flavor or illumination?

c. What is God’s purpose in scattering us in the worldHe ?

IV.  Application:  Based on this Scripture if we are to serve the purpose of our Creator what must we do?

  August 2018  
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