THE DIFFERENCE MAKERS
SALT FOR A DECAYING WORLD
Attitudes That Point People To God
Salt adds _____.
Matthew 5:13 "You are the salt of the
earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness,
how can it be made salt...
Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit
is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness,...
24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus
have crucified the flesh with its passions
and desires.
Salt adds __________.
Matthew 5:13 "You are the salt of the
earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness,
how can it be made...
Colossians 4:4 Pray that I may proclaim
it clearly, as I should. 5 Be wise in the
way you act toward outsiders; make the
m...
6 Let your conversation be always full of
grace, seasoned with salt, so that you
may know how to answer everyone.
• Prayer
• Be wise in your actions
• Look for opportunity
• Grace-filled conversations
LIGHT FOR A DARK WORLD
ACTIONS--that point people to God
Matthew 5:14 "You are the light of the
world…."
Proverbs 4:19 But the way of the wicked
is like deep darkness; they do not know
what makes them stumble.
Isaiah 42:7 … to open eyes that are
blind, to free captives from prison and to
release from the dungeon those who sit
in d...
John 3:19 This is the verdict: Light has
come into the world, but men loved
darkness instead of light because their
deeds ...
John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to
the people, he said, "I am the light of the
world. Whoever follows me will never
walk ...
LIMIT OUR LIGHT?
Matthew 5:14 "A city on a hill cannot be
hidden."
Matthew 5:15 "Neither do people light a
lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead
they put it on its stand, and it gives light...
HOW PEOPLE SEE THE LIGHT
Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your
light shine before men, that they may see
your good deeds ...
James 2:15 Suppose a brother or sister
is without clothes and daily food.
16 If one of you says to him, "Go, I wish
you well; keep warm and well fed," but
does nothing about his physical needs,
wh...
17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is
not accompanied by action, is dead.
1 Peter 2:12 Live such good lives among
the pagans that, though they accuse you
of doing wrong, they may see your good
dee...
Matthew 25:34 "Then the King will say
to those on his right, 'Come, you who are
blessed by my Father; take your
inheritanc...
35 For I was hungry and you gave me
something to eat, I was thirsty and you
gave me something to drink, I was a
stranger a...
36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I
was sick and you looked after me, I was
in prison and you came to visit me.'"
There is no influence without _______.contact
Salt for a Decaying World
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06/29/14 Sermon
Pastor Seth Gatchell
Pacific Church of Irvine
www.pacificchurch.com
1st message in a series on The Difference Makers

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Salt for a Decaying World

  1. 1. THE DIFFERENCE MAKERS
  2. 2. SALT FOR A DECAYING WORLD Attitudes That Point People To God
  3. 3. Salt adds _____. Matthew 5:13 "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 by men." flavor
  4. 4. Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self- control; against such there is no law.
  5. 5. 24 And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.
  6. 6. Salt adds __________. Matthew 5:13 "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 by men." preservative
  7. 7. Colossians 4:4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. 5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity.
  8. 8. 6 Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.
  9. 9. • Prayer • Be wise in your actions • Look for opportunity • Grace-filled conversations
  10. 10. LIGHT FOR A DARK WORLD ACTIONS--that point people to God Matthew 5:14 "You are the light of the world…."
  11. 11. Proverbs 4:19 But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.
  12. 12. Isaiah 42:7 … to open eyes that are blind, to free captives from prison and to release from the dungeon those who sit in darkness.
  13. 13. John 3:19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.
  14. 14. John 8:12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
  15. 15. LIMIT OUR LIGHT? Matthew 5:14 "A city on a hill cannot be hidden."
  16. 16. Matthew 5:15 "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."
  17. 17. HOW PEOPLE SEE THE LIGHT Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.
  18. 18. James 2:15 Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food.
  19. 19. 16 If one of you says to him, "Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed," but does nothing about his physical needs, what good is it?
  20. 20. 17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.
  21. 21. 1 Peter 2:12 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us.
  22. 22. Matthew 25:34 "Then the King will say to those on his right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.
  23. 23. 35 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,
  24. 24. 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.'"
  25. 25. There is no influence without _______.contact
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