Matthew 5:13-16 · Salt and Light
The Difference Disciples Make
Matthew 5:13-16
by J. Howard Olds

Criminologists tell us no person enters and exits a room without leaving something of themselves behind. There will be a fingerprint, a footprint, a trace of hair, a thread of clothing or some other DNA evidence that we have been there and done that.

On our way to Holy Communion today, I want to raise a few questions with you who are seeking to be disciples of Jesus Christ:

What kind of footprints are you leaving on the sands of time?

What difference will it make that you have crossed the stage of life?

How will you be remembered?

Disciples follow Christ. Disciples love one another. Day-by- day disciples try to make a difference in their world! That is the point of Jesus’ simple similes that form the scripture reading for today.

You are the salt of the earth.
You are the light of the…

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