Jeremiah 18:1-10 (CEV)

18 The Lord told me, “Go to the pottery shop, and when you get there, I will tell you what to say to the people.”

I went there and saw the potter making clay pots on his pottery wheel. And whenever the clay would not take the shape he wanted, he would change his mind and form it into some other shape.

Then the Lord told me to say:

People of Israel, I, the Lord, have power over you, just as a potter has power over clay. If I threaten to uproot and shatter an evil nation and that nation turns from its evil, I will change my mind.

If I promise to make a nation strong, 10 but its people start disobeying me and doing evil, then I will change my mind and not help them at all.


Isaiah 64:8  (CEV)

8 You, Lord are our Father.

   We are nothing but clay,

but you are the potter.


These Bible verses produce in my mind some powerful images of God, our Father, as the Potter and we, His children, as the clay.  Continue reading “THE POTTER’S MASTERPIECE”