MFM Daily Devotional 30 March 2022
TOPIC: You Are Tue Salt of The Earth
Memory verse: Matthew 5:13 -“Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of
Motivational Quote” The only relevant vessels to God’s purpose are salted Christians.
Prophetic Word: I decree that the salt in your life will not become stale in the name of Jesus
Fire Scripture: Matthew 5:1-13
Christianity is nota religion but a way of life that stresses the assimilation of the heavenly culture as exemplified by the life of Jesus Christ. It is noteworthy that the primary focus of Jesus in His great teaching in the Sermon on the Mount as recorded in the Book of Matthew is to emphasise the quality of life every believer must strive to imbibe as a matter of necessity.
Christianity is about character. Such character is founded upon the principle of life and the Spirit of Jesus Christ. There is an overt contrast between the prevalent character and dispositions of the Jews and the Kingdom character Jesus wants His disciples to embrace.
The Jews had serious moral lapses and deep spiritual infirmities. The disciples were not to be grouped together with the Pharisees and other perverted people of their generations; they must be people with divine character mode and must see themselves as the salt of the earth.
Why did Jesus choose the imagery of the salt? Why are you called the salt of the earth by the Master? Salt is a seasoner of great value. You can imagine what any food without salt will taste like in the mouth. Salt sweetens and improves the taste of any meal it is added to. Salt also preserves and prevents rottenness. Salt also reverses decay in meat or any condiments.
In some cases, salt also aids the healing process of certain ailments. It then follows that you, as the salt of the earth, must always try your best possible to impact your world positively wherever the Lord will graciously place you in life. You must bring healing to the embattled with the aura of the life of Jesus you are souls around you, sweeten your world bearing, preserve godliness and reverse moral decadence wherever you are.
Jesus lived a life of undeniable impact during His earthly ministry. He added colour and taste when the marriage feast at Cana Galilee was going to flop. He raised the son of the widow of Nain to life and ended mourning in the city. He brought joy back to the family and neighbourhood of Lazarus when death snatched him untimely. Jesus taught us how to be salt in our generation. May you not lose your taste in these perilous times, in Jesus’ name.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Judges 1- 2
MFM DAILY PRAYER
1. 0 Lord my Father, make me an effective vessel in Your hand, in the name of Jesus.
2. Arrow of defilement, I am not your candidate, die by fire in the name of Jesus.
3. Holy Spirit, fill me afresh, in the name of Jesus.
4. Anointing to succeed in the Christian race, my life is available, come upon me, in the name of Jesus.
5. Idol of my father’s house raging against my walk with God, scatter by thunder, in the name of Jesus.
6. Fresh fire from above, possess my spirit, soul and body, in the name of Jesus.
7. Blood of Jesus, envelop my family, in the name of Jesus.