A great article by Brother Patrick Hawthorne. Be sure to check his site for other posts, you will ALWAYS get the truth from him; and, we should NEVER be afraid of the truth no matter how it comes!!! Salt indeed!!!
By Patrick Hawthorne
“You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt should become-tasteless, with what will it be salted? It no longer has strength for anything except, having been thrown outside, to be trampled-underfoot by people. (Matthew 5:13 Disciples Literal New Testament).
Jesus had just begun His teaching in what we have come to know as the Beatitudes. In carrying on the thought of, “Blessed are..,” He interjects – to those who are present for the message – that they are the salt of the earth; that WE are the salt of the earth. He then tells them that they are lights meant to shine for all to see.
Of late, my thoughts have been toward the Body of Christ and how we have failed in so many ways. As I read this particular verse, I could not help but think, “Have we become an army of empty…
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