SALT AND LIGHT

"You are the salt of the earth… You are the light of the world...” (Mt 5.13a & 14a)."

We that have been born of God (1 Jn 5.1) are the "salt of the earth" and "light of the world." We bring others into the family of God by preaching the gospel to them. Then they too will be salt and light.

We must preach the gospel and teach others to preach it (Mk 16.15 & Mt 28.20) " for it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching (the gospel) to save them that believe (See SAVED for a definition of 'saved'.)." To preach it simply ask another if they have heard the good news (gospel) and tell them - “Christ died for our sins, he was buried, and he rose the third day (1 Cor 15.3-4).”

We beget new creatures (born of God) by preaching the gospel to them and this is what really matters (See Jn 3.3&7, 1 Cor 4.15b and Gal 6.15-16). Imagine if everyone loved their neighbor as themself (See IMAGINE on www.preach-the-gospel.org.). This happens only to the extent that we preach the gospel to others and teach them to preach it (Mk 16.15 & Mt 28.20).

A person is saved the instant they believe on Christ after we preach the gospel to them. Then they too become salt and light and we can teach them to preach it.

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