13 “You are the salt of the earth; qbut if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
14 r“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do they slight a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house. 16 Let your light so shine before men, tthat they may see your good works and uglorify your Father in heaven.
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