You are the Salt of the Earth! When we perceive someone as salt of the earth, we can see them as both valuable and purposeful and necessary for the good of others. And from what Jesus says, he has decided that we are like salt and have value and importance in the world. He loves us and wants us to be a part of the salvation of the world. But salt is really no good on its own, it exists to add flavour to something else, to make something else come alive with flavour. Just as salt does not exist for itself, if we are salt of the earth, neither do we as Christians. Like salt we are important and truly valuable but not just for ourselves. As followers of Jesus we are best serving our purpose when we are living for and with Christ and for others, not for ourselves.