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What does it mean to be the “salt of the earth”?
TitleWhat does it mean to be the “salt of the earth”?
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsBaker, LeGrand L.
MagazineEnsign
Volume29
Issue Number4
Date PublishedApril 1999
KeywordsCovenant; Salt; Symbolism
Abstract

Baker teaches the meaning of the phrase “salt of the earth” as found in 1 Nephi 19:23. He cites 3 Nephi 9:19­-20 and 3 Nephi 12:13 to teach the salt is symbolic of covenant making.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/study/ensign/1999/04/i-have-a-question/what-does-it-mean-to-be-the-salt-of-the-earth.html?lang=eng#title1

Scripture Reference

1 Nephi 19:23
3 Nephi 9:19-20
3 Nephi 12:13

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