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Taste and See — That’s a Wrap!

Taste and See — That’s a Wrap!

Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life.” — John 6:35a NIV  You are the salt of the earth. — Matthew 5:13 Hey, OBS friends, it’s wrap-up week! How did this study go by so fast? Like an unforgettable six-course meal, we have savored every week with you, and have loved seeing your foodie

Taste and See: The Jeweled Symbolism of Salt in Scripture

Much like the natural wonderment of the mine, salt glistens throughout the pages of the Bible. The first mention of salt in Scripture is also the most infamous. In Genesis, God rains down sulfur on Sodom, Gomorrah & Co. for debauchery and neglect of the poor. Lot’s wife cranes her neck for a forbidden glimpse

You Are the Salt of the Earth

You are the salt of the earth. — Matthew 5:13 Jesus told His followers they were the salt of the earth. This was an obvious metaphor for how they should impact the world around them. Salt has many different uses. First, salt preserves food. Before refrigeration, people salted foods, which made them last significantly longer

Being Great in 2017

“You are the light of the world…” — Matthew 5:14 Greatness and fame are terms often confused or even used inter-changeably. Fame is usually the result of some popular act: a ball is caught, a song is sung, a book is written, or a character is played. But greatness cannot be reduced to an action or

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