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The Salt Mandate

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.” Mark 9:50

Recall yesterday that in Leviticus, God commanded that salt be used on grain offerings. It was a necessary part of the sacrifice,

Similarly, Christians are necessary in this world. We don’t take on a secondary role of being goodness in a dark world, but we are in face the light they desperately need.

Too often we don’t view our lives as vital to the kingdom of God, when in reality we most definitely are.

Like Abraham asked about Sodom, so should we, “Will you spare this world if there are 10 righteous people?” Without the preserving quality of Christians, this world would probably have been toast.

What shall we then do with this mandate?

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