In the Sermon on the Mount, the Savior taught us the importance of letting the gospel light shine in our lives.
City on a Hill
Ancient cities were often placed on hills to offer greater defense and safety. People could see them from far away and knew where to flee if danger came. How is being a disciple of Christ like being a city on a hill?
This word originally comes from an ancient Greek unit of measurement for dry goods (about 8.7 liters) and also refers to the container used for measuring this unit. Imagine covering a candle with a large container like a bucket.
Read the words of the hymn “Have I Done Any Good?” (Hymns, no. 223). Write down a few things you can do to help or uplift someone, and plan times to do them. Put your list somewhere you will easily see it.