Difference Maker – Part 1
November 15, 2020
You are the salt of the earth… (Matthew 5:13)
More than 51% of all the salt that is produced in America is used to de-ice roads.
Only 8% of all salt produced in America is used as table salt.
“In the ancient world, salt was one of the most common factors that provoked and financed wars.” –Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky
Salt does not exist for its own sake.
Salt doesn’t call attention to itself.
Salt’s calling is to lose itself in something more glorious than itself.
Salt has to get out off the shelf!
Greater love has no one than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)
“A pound of meat would surely be affected by a quarter pound of salt. If this is real Christianity, the salt of the earth, where’s the effect of which Jesus spoke?”—Jeffery Iverson
You are the salt of the earth, but if salt loses its saltiness, how could it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled on by men.” (Matthew 5:13)