Jesus said to his followers, "You
are the salt of the earth".
Imagine ! the earth
and all its people.
Some people don't follow Christ's teaching
(teachings like 'love your neighbor')
but others follow Christ,
so they are loving and kind
These people are like salt that give food its flavoring;
but instead, they give influence and instruction and
good examples to the world!
and their prayers keep God's blessings coming down to
Now look at the earth and all its people and see
that the Christ-like people have salted the earth just
like salt on food
Jesus said to his followers, "You
are the light of the world".
The sun lights
our physical world
lights our spiritual
and moral world
You might need a flashlight
to see where to step and turn
on a dark path
Jesus' words to help
you see where to step
and turn in a dark world
followers of Jesus reflect the light of Jesus to
other people trying to find their way in a
heard that you should not murder; but I say that
you should not be angry with your brother
without a cause".
kill one's body or one's spirit)
"You should not have to swear that you are
telling the truth. When someone asks you
if something is true, just simply say 'yes' or
(if you're honest, you
don't need all those extra words)
"You should love your neighbor AND your
for your enemies and do good to those who
(it is easy to love your
friends, exercise your spirituality by loving your
"If you do your good deeds to be seen of men,
you already have your reward. If you do
your good deeds in secret, God will reward you
(if you want to talk to
someone about your good deed, talk to Jesus)
"Don't store up treasure on earth where it
can be destroyed or stolen; but store up
treasure in heaven where your treasure can not
be taken from you."
(instead of filling the
piggy bank with money, fill your heart with the words of
Jesus - it will pay off better!)
"Forgive others their sins against you and
God will forgive your sins; but if you don't
forgive people, God will not forgive you."
(choose to forgive - God
has probably got a lot more to forgive you for than you
have to forgive that other person for, so you come out
'Sermon on the Mount' Quiz pick the right phrase to complete the sentence as
found in the 'Sermon on the Mount' in Matthew 5, 6 & 7 10 points for every right answer - wrong answers will
be shown to you
1. Think not that I am come to
destroy the law and the prophets,...
I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill
I am come to destroy just the
I am come to destroy the prophets only
whosoever slaps you on your right cheek,...
have him arrested
turn to him the other, also
hit him three times
3. But when
you give to the poor, do not let your left
that you announced to everyone how much
how much the poor needed you
what your right hand is doing
4. For where your treasure is,...
there will your heart be also
there will be moth and rust
there will be gold and silver
5. But seek
ye first the kingdom of God and his
and all these things shall be added unto
and He will not know you
and you shall bear fruit
6. Ask and
it shall be given you, seek and you shall
and the path will be narrow
and it shall be opened unto you
and your sins will be forgiven
7. Because strait is the gate and
narrow is the way that leads unto life...
and everybody will find it
nobody will find it
and few there be who find it
Wherefore, by their fruits...
you shall know them
you shall see God
you shall walk through the wide gate
Therefore whosoever hears these sayings of
mine and does them,...
I will not know you
I will liken to a wise man who built his
house upon the rock
I will liken to a foolish man who built
his house upon the sand