HOW DO YOU SEE YOURSELF?--PART IV

SERMON TITLE: DO YOU SEE YOURSELF AS SALT AND LIGHT?
SERMON THEME: IT IS NOT THE RIGHTEOUS I CALL
SERMON TEXT: MATTHEW 5:13-16

INTRODUCTION: GOD HAS CALLED YOU TO BE A CHANGE AGENT AND A
                                   DIVINE INFLUENCER IN THE WORLD.  LUKE 5:31-32

 

I) YOU ARE THE SALT OF THE EARTH.
MATTHEW 5:13, II CORINTHIANS 4:16-18       

            A) THE INFLUENCE OF SALT

                        1) SALT PRESERVES
                        2) SALT PURIFIES
                        3) SALT CREATES THIRST
                        4) SALT MELTS
                        5) SALT HEALS  

 

II) YOU ARE THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD.
MATTHEW 5:14-16, JOHN 8:31-32

 

 

III) MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD
ACTS 16:25, ACTS 16:26-28, ACTS 16:29-31, ACTS 16:32-34               
            A) LET YOUR LIGHT SHINE .

                        1) YOU ARE HIDING IT.                       
                        2) SATAN IS BLOWING IT OUT.
           
            B) LIVING AS SALT AND LIGHT CHANGES LIVES

CONCLUSION: CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD
ACTS 2:21