Let Your Light Shine

Reading the Word Matthew 5:13–16 (ESV) 13 “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. 14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that … Continue reading Let Your Light Shine

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Salt with No Taste

  Shaped by the Word is a daily, Bible-reading devotional. On Sundays, I include only a suggested Scripture reading without and commentary. Please be sure to subscribe to this page to follow along each day. We are currently reading through the life of Christ. Thanks! Reading the Word Luke 14:34–35 (ESV) 34 “Salt is good, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? 35 It is of no use either for the soil or for the manure pile. It is thrown away. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” Continue reading Salt with No Taste

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Causing Others to Sin

Reading the Word Mark 9:42–50 (ESV) 42 “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea. 43 And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire. 45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet … Continue reading Causing Others to Sin

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