31 Days of Song: “Do Everything”

“You are the salt of the earth” (Matthew 5:13).  Salt was put into foods to help with the flavour and we as Christians, the way we do things, what comes out of our mouths, should have a different flavour to those around us.

I saw a play last night by a Christian theatre company.  It was very cleverly done and had the potential to be really good, but I was disappointed with the swearing in it.  If I read online that a film contains strong language, I choose not to go and see it, no matter how good the storyline or how much I’d like to.  “But now also put these things out of your life: … using evil words when you talk” (Colossians 3:8).  Writing or acting for a Christian theatre company isn’t an excuse to throw off restraint and call it ‘Getting into character’; I think you’ve got a responsibility just like the rest of us – to write your plays, or adapt your parts so you can act them out in a way that honours God.

This song I’ve chosen was going to be in the 31 Days somewhere, and today it seems really appropriate – a reminder, to me and to you, to bring a smile to God’s face with every little thing that we do.  If I had to pick a theme tune for my life, this would be it.


2 thoughts on “31 Days of Song: “Do Everything”

  1. You are perfectly right, we are to be in the world but not part it. Salt in Bible times was used to stop food stuff from going bad,it was a costly commodity. The text reminds us that the Christian man or woman is to be a influence for good in a world which is decaying. If our lives are not making an impact, the saltiness of our lives has lost its goodness.

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