In Colossians 4:16, Paul instructs his readers to read his letter to the Laodiceans. What do we know about this letter to Laodicea? Why is it not in the Bible and how does this impact the canon of Scripture? The article explains by pointing to ten things you need to know about Paul's letter to Laodicea.
What is the significance of salt in the Bible? Why are the disciples of Jesus called the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13)? This study argues that there are four central notions that stand out. The binding factor is the biblical idea of covenant. The article proceeds with a survey of salt in the Hebrew Scripture and the disciples as salt in the New Testament.