Thursday, May 12, 2011

Qualities and Uses of SALT




Was just looking at some old notes and found this from an homiletical attempt during my Seminary student days.

Qualities and Uses of Salt

1. Seasons Food (Col.4:6)
2. Acts as Preservative
3. Is a Symbol of Purity - Out of Sea (2 Kgs 2:201,21)
4. Symbolizes Peace (Mk.9:50)
5. Symbolizes Loyalty, Faithfulness, and Constancy - Covenant
6. Symbolizes Judgment (Gen.19:26; Mk.9:49; Cp. Lk.10:10-12)
7. Symbolizes Holiness
8. Symbolizes Righteousness (Lev.2:13)
9. Symbolizes Right Teaching as Opposed to Leaven
10. Ratification and Renewal of Agreement (2 Chr.13:5; Lev.2:13; Nu.18:19)
11. Sterilizing Enemies' Land (Judg 9:45)
12. Purifying Agent (2 Kgs 2:201,21)
13. Refreshing
14. Used for Bringing Good Health
15. Used as Medicine - Antiseptic
16. Used as Manure (Lk.14:35)
17. Catalyst of Heat
18. Energy Restoration
19. To Clean and Wash (Leather)
20. To Remove Stains
21. Adds Flavor
22. To Soothe, as Pain-removal, anaesthetic
23. Used as Soluble
24. To Cure Fodder (Isa.30:24)
25. Symbol of Incorruption as Opposed to Leaven
26. Symbol of Permanence or Durability
27. Symbol of Aggravation ("Don't sprinkle salt on burnt..")
28. To make Skin dense and firm (Eze. 16:4)
29. Soothing Agent
30. Melting Agent
31. Unity (NaCl).

1. SEASONING - A Flavor to Life
  • Have a Meaning in Life
  • Show it thru words and works (Col. 4:6)

2. PRESERVATIVE - Preserves from Decay
  • Of Life (Gen.19)
  • Of Testimony
  • Truth
  • Unity and Friendship, Relation, etc

3. PURITY - Symbol of Purity, Out of Sea
  • Of Life, Conduct
  • Speech

4. PEACE - Symbol of Peace (Mk.9:50)
  • Preservative and Permanence
  • Interest in each other
  • Loyalty

5. FAITHFULNESS - "Eating one's salt & being faithful to him"
  • Permanence
  • Preservation

6. JUDGMENT - Gen.19:26, Mk.9:49; Lk.10:10-12

7. OPPOSITE OF LEAVEN - Lev.2:13

  • Holiness
  • Right Teaching
  • Incorruption

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