Verses 43–48. Commentary on Matthew 5:13-16 (Read Matthew 5:13-16) Ye are the salt of the earth. Or to put it in other words, God’s redemptive plan was begun in the history of Israel, depicted in prophetic fashion in the events and activities of the people of God, and was climactically finished in the person and work of Jesus Christ. Click the title of a sermon to view or save the PDF. Matthew 1. The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the Kingdom. Check out these helpful resources Biblical Commentary Children’s Sermons Hymn Lists. Other sermons are not yet available online. The Sermon on the Mount is more than just a good teaching to follow, ethics for a future kingdom or a picture of how the gospel relates to the Law. Matthew 1:21 Jesus. In Matthew 5:13-16, Jesus reveals our identity and asks us to own up to it. Scripture: Matthew 5:43–48. The apostolic origin and canonical rank of the gospel of Matthew were accepted without a doubt by the early church (ISBE) 2. One example is found in Matthew 5:13: “You are the salt of the earth. TRANSITION: What is my identity? John Piper May 21, 1995 289 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him Matthew 2:2 The Sages, the Star, and the Savior. Intro and Recap: a. MY INDENTITY: I AM SALT! John Piper May 14, 1995 82 Shares Sermon. Sermons that are part of our on-line collection are hotlinked to the index pages. He was chosen to be one of the twelve apostles - Mt 10:2-3 3. when we get away from self to God, there all is truth and purity and holiness, and our heart finds peace, wisdom, completeness, delight, joy, victory. Mankind, lying in ignorance and wickedness, were as a vast heap, ready to putrify; but Christ sent forth his disciples, by their lives and doctrines to season it with knowledge and grace. Matthew 2:2: The Wise Men, the Star, and the Savior. PDF [In the year 1873, Mr. Spurgeon delivered what he called “a series of … There are now, however, four Sermons upon the Beatitudes, three of which have already … The Beatitudes | Desiring God. There is the earth and then there is you – the salt. Matthew 5:13 & 14 are also statements of ____: You are the salt of the earth – You are the light of the world. (Delivered Sunday, July 17, 2005 at Bethany Bible Church. The text for today picks up where we left off. This sermon explains how we make a lasting impact on … Presented here is a verse by verse exposition of the New Testament. The beatitudes – Spurgeon Gems. A complete set of Spurgeon's sermons is available in e-text format from Ages Software. If ye burn dimly, dim is the world’s light, and dense its darkness.” (Spurgeon) b. - -Matthew 5:13-16 (ESV) To this day, I remember a well-meaning college student teaching on this passage at an event when I was part of a youth group. 13 Lessons for a Sunday School Quarter . Bringing in the Harvest, Matthew 9; Scriptures: Matthew 5:13-16. For example, when a Christian lives like this, others get a visible presentation of godliness or Christlikeness. Matthew. Matthew 5:13-16. Question: "What does it mean that believers are to be salt and light (Matthew 5:13-16)?" With all the wisdom of a church father, they read the passage and then waded into interpretation by saying: “Christians are here to give flavor to the world” as they attempted to explain the meaning of “you are the salt of the earth.” Matthew 2:1-4 The Far-Off, Near; the Near Far Off. Make no mistake, Christ's admonition in Matthew 5:13-16 is the litmus test of our faith, exemplifying our depth of Biblical character or lack thereof, and giving testimony to the glory of God for his infinite grace and mercy, or in contrast, how surface we have become in our spiritual walk with Christ that in truth does more damage than good to the cause of the Great Commission. I. The Logical connection to the Beatitudes: i. Christians have an influence in the world: 1. Matthew 5:13-20 Salty Christians. Title Matthew, meaning “gift of the Lord,” was the other name of Levi (9:9), the tax collector who left everything to follow Christ (Luke 5:27, 28). Jan 26, 1986. Spurgeon Sermons, Complete Set Browse the complete set of Charles Spurgeon’s 63 volumes of sermons below by expanding a section as you go, or perform a search here. May 21, 1995. Jesus isn’t asking for volunteers here. This prophecy may relate to the Jews, literally, and it is referred … Matthew 5 Commentary: . When we serve as Jesus commanded, using our gifts and talents to meet the needs of people around us, we become as salt and light to people, pointing them to God. Matthew 5:10-13 describe the _____of the unrighteous to those who are righteous. Dr. Philip W. McLarty.