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Oct 06, 2019

Dramatic Monologues 9:30 am

Dramatic Monologues 9:30 am

Passage: Matthew 5:13-20

Speaker: Dr. Steven Laufer

Series: Center Stage

Category: Sunday Services

Keywords: ministry, evangelism, light, salt, teachings

We know that Jesus spent a great deal of time teaching during his ministry, but we aren’t given a whole lot of examples. Fortunately, Matthew, in his gospel, took time to provide several lengthy teaching monologues from Jesus. Perhaps the earliest and best known is referred to as the Sermon on the Mount. In it Jesus outlined a description of the Kingdom of God and how its citizens should live here on earth. From Beatitudes, to laws, to ethics, to ministry, Jesus covered a wide spectrum of topics in three short verses. Today we consider one small section that many consider to be the thesis statement of the sermon: We are to be the salt of the earth, and the light of the world.