Friends, we are reading from the marvelous Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. This week, we hear Jesus compare his disciples to three things: the salt of the earth, the light of the world, and a city set on a mountain. What do all three of these things have in common? They do not exist for themselves; rather, they exist for something else. How is your Christianity impacting the world around you—making it better and getting in the way of evil and wickedness?
Reading 1 – Is 58:7-10
Psalm – Ps 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Reading 2 – 1 Cor 2:1-5
Gospel – Mt 5:13-16
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