Thoughts: In Biblical times, salt symbolized hospitality, durability, and purity. Salt was used in sacrifices, and it was indispensable to the Hebrews to prevent food from spoiling in their warm climate.
If you ate the salt of the king, you would owe him your utmost loyalty. If you ate bread and salt together with another person, the two of you made an unbreakable bond of friendship.
When God told Lot and his family to flee from Sodom, he ordered them not to look back. Lot’s wife disobeyed. She looked back at Sodom and was turned into a pillar of salt. How ironic that an act of disobedience turned her into something so useful!
Discussion: List the ways the word “salt” is used.
Activity: The American Heritage Dictionary lists 18 meanings for the word “salt.” How many did you list?
Remember in prayer this week Francis Corera in RO Beaumont, Bob Grusnick at Heartland, Vivian Hansard, Eunice Kraase, June Lamm and John Northey and his family.
Next Sunday we will celebrate Communion during 10:00am Worship.
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From Sunday Worship
Debbie & Bob Hagelstein - Prayers for the Van Housen family on their baby recovery from serious surgery.
Cathy Miller - My friend Lisa has stage 3 breast cancer. Prayers for healing.
Olsavsky family - Prayers for co-worker with stage 3 lung cancer - friend with stage 3 colon cancer.
Mary Jo & Dale Johnston - Prayers for Mary Jo's dad (Jerry Seward) in hospital with bacterial infection in his lungs.
Megal Corera - Francis is in RO Beaumont gaining strength and healing. We appreciate your prayers and cards and support.
Dick & Millie Parker - Thanks for prayers, cards, visits, food, friendship and support as Millie is home and beginning outpatient therapy.
Lisa Head - Pack 342 had their Pinewood Derby yesterday in our CLC and they had fun. Those cars traveled at speeds of over 196 mph. (real time in derby scale)
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