Who Are We to Our Community?

Who Are We to Our Community

Who are we to our Community?

Who Are We To Our Community?

In Matthew 5:13 Jesus said that “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.”
 Munich
 Venice
 Salzburg
Jesus told his disciples that they are to be the “salt of the earth”
• They are the flavor
• They are to preserve
• They are the value
Eusebius
“Deeds were on everyone’s lips, and they glorified the God of the Christians. Such actions convinced them that they alone were pious and truly reverent to God.”
Mark 9:50 “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”
Matthew 5: 14-16 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
Light brings:
• Growth
• Warmth
• Energy

WE ARE BLOCKING THE LIGHT OF CHRIST WHEN WE ARE NOT SHOWING MERCY, LOVE AND FORGIVENESS
Here is what I want our community to see:
1. Christians are fun
3 year poll of millions of young people
• Judgmental
• Hypocritical
• Anti-homosexual
• Too political
• Insensitive
• Boring
“Many of those outside of Christianity reject Jesus because they feel rejected by Christians”
-President of Barna Media Group

Here is what I want our community to see:
1. Christians are fun
2. Christians Care
How do you make someone feel cared for?
• Listen to them
• Spend time with them
• Help them out
• Share your life with them
Luke 6:37-38 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
• First give
• Then more will be given back to you

“For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
Here is what I want our community to see:
1. Christians are fun
2. Christians Care
3. Christians love even without agreeing
Jesus tells us to:
• Love our enemy
• Give to anyone in need
• Love our neighbor
WHO DID JESUS HANG OUT WITH?
• Prostitutes
• Tax Collectors
• Sinners

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