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Matthew 5:13-14, 16: 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 men. 14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. . . . 16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Charles H. Spurgeon, widely known English Baptist preacher of the past century, was once visited by a young man who felt that he was called to the ministry. Can you preach? asked the great evangelist. Well, I suppose I wouldn*t set the Thames on fire, the young man replied modestly. No, said Spurgeon, I suppose not. But if I threw you in, would you make it fizz?