Jesus is speaking to a great multitude of people in Luke 14: 34, 35: “Salt is good; but if the salt has lost it’s flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is neither fit for the land nor for the dunghill, but men throw it out. He who has ears to hear, let him hear!”
In the ancient world, salt was often used as a catalyst for burning fuel such as cattle dung. The salt of the day was impure and could lose it’s strength over time, becoming useless. Jesus’ point is that the same is true of a “saltless” disciple. Jesus warned that an ineffective commitment leads to being cast aside. Remaining useful to God means remaining faithful to Him.

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