Salt of the Earth

Matthew 5:13 is probably a familiar passage for most of us.  Jesus tells his listeners during the sermon on the mount that they are the “salt of the earth.”  You have likely heard many sermons on what it takes to be salt, how to be the salt, and how a little salt can make a big difference.  Jesus goes on to say that without saltiness, salt isn’t good for anything.  Just what is this saltiness he refers to? Continue reading