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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 1 – Beginner)
Topic: Savory to the Taste (07/26/12)

TITLE: Savory to the Taste Of The holy spirit the salt
By Rosalind Thomas
07/31/12


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Savory to the Taste of the Holy Spirit the Salt ye are the salt of the earth but if the salt have lost his savors wherewith shall it be salted. It is thenceforth good for nothing but to be cast out and to be trodden under foot of men. Matthew Chapter 5:13 K.J.V. In the Bible Jesus calls His disciples salt and say that salt is used to season. - Mark 9:50
It is know that before refrigerators came in to play. Salt was used to preserve food. People still use it for that purpose today. Salt is also used to season food. It helps food to taste good and everything savory would be bland without it. When snow comes, or roads are icy, salt is used to get rid of all the ice. It is also know that salt helps to heal wounds. When using salt for that purpose you will feel a sting and it makes you dizzy but it helps to heal you. But salt also is use to make paper that it is a key ingredient in detergent and in soap as well. Also salt is used in dyes so that the color will set on the fabric. Salt is used to produce chemical, it is used to make glass and is an ingredient in the drill stages of liquid oil and gas companies. Salt is used to toughen up the soil it is also used as a fertilizer for citrus tree and helps to make road foundation tough. It is used to clean and is an ingredient in fire extinguishers. Salt is used for a lot. We need salt to live and not just because of what it gives around the world for man. The body needs salt in order to function. We all know that too much salt can cause hypertension and many other illnesses but the body does need salt in order to function. In which way are Gods people Salt.
How are Gods people Salt base
Here is the truth of the matter. Salt is a very strong, important ingredient. Godís people are salt because they carry the flavor of the Lord within them the Holy Spirit. Jesus said that salt is of no use if it loses its flavor, Jesus was right because if salt is added to food that has flavor then it will have flavor because of the season and the salt. Without salt, even with the seasoning the entire plate will be bland. Salts purpose is to add something that other foods cannot add. In a way, other foods are a like in that they all benefit from salt. It is the same with Gods people. Godís people add the flavor that is the Lord Jesus is the salt we need as God peoples the Holy Spirit. Jesus and the Holy Spirit walk with Gods people and so there is a difference when Jesus and the Holy Spirit are around. Just as people can tell when there is no salt in the pot, people can tell when a person does not have the flavor of the Lord which is the favor of the Lord. What are God people if the Holy Spirit nor Jesus does not abide in them? Everybody does not like salt because salt has a strong taste. The fact of the matter is its strong taste the firm conviction through the Holy Spirit. That causes it to stand out and be different from the rest. And the the fact that too much salt can cause someone to die causes death. How is that a positive thing for those who are called salt by Jesus? Well this verse clarifies it for me.Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die it abideth alone. But if it dies, it bringeth forth much fruit. John 12:24 K.J.V. Salt cleanses and heals manís wounds as does the word of God which is supposed to dwell in the heart of All God people.


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Laura Manley08/02/12
I found your entry to be very informative, I would like to see more paragraphs as it was difficult to read because it had no paragraphs.You took a different approach on this subject and it may very well pay off.
CD Swanson 08/05/12
Clever and unusual approach to the topic at hand. Nicely done and well written. I enjoyed this very much. Thanks.

God Bless~
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 08/06/12
You make some excellent points in this devotion. I enjoyed how you backed it up with the scriptures.

You may want to break a story this short into several smaller paragraphs 3-4 lines each and double-space between them. You also used the word salt a lot. By restructuring some of your sentences you'd be able to cut down on the number of times it was used.

You definitely nailed the topic. It's not savory if it doesn't have salt in it. You approached the topic in a fresh and interesting way. It definitely leaves the reader with some things to think about and that is always good. Keep writing, I'm eager to read more of your work!