1. Prayer Requests

    2 Chronicles 7:14

    If my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.

    Most certainly a timely message sermon from the late Derek Prince.

    View this Sermon

  2. Featured Thread

    Unlimiting God

    An excellent sermon by Francis Chan. Give this a view and listen. He's inspiring and very passionate about Jesus Christ and us living fully for God's Kingdom.

    View This Video

  3. Featured Thread

    There is a lot of noise, lots of "religions" and beliefs out there to confuse anyone. But, Jesus is real. He loves you, He's ready to forgive you for all your sins and make your heart His dwelling place. Read about God's characteristics and attributes and get to know the real Jesus today.

    How do I accept Jesus as my Savior?
    How To Be Friends With God
    Why believe in Christianity?
    The Attributes of God

    View the Seeking Jesus forum

  4. Featured Thread

    The Healing Tree

    Have you ever experienced a bitter disappointment in life? Perhaps you are going through a time of incredible testing right now. Well, today you can be encouraged as Derek explains that “Man’s disappointments are God’s appointments.” Through the bitter waters of Marah, God revealed the way to healing through the “The Healing Tree.”

    View This Sermon

  5. Prayer Requests

    Need Prayer?

    Submit your prayer request today and we'll pray for you.

    "For where two or three gather together as my followers, I am there among them.”
    Matthew 18:20

    Submit a Prayer Request

  6. Prayer Requests

    Psalm 37:4

    This message examines what your desires reveal about you, the requirements for getting the desires of your heart, and the consequences when you manipulate circumstances to satisfy your desires.

    View this Sermon

Broken Vessels in the Potters Hand

Discussion in 'Devotionals' started by Chad, Feb 22, 2007.

Share This Page

Random Thread
  1. Chad

    Staff Member
    Expand Collapse

    Feb 9, 2004
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    Broken Vessels in the Potters Hand - February 22, 2007

    I have been disquieted in my spirit lately. I have spent a lot of time trying to figure out how I go from perfect peace, to turbulence and rough waters over night. God gave me a short parable based on the potter and the clay.

    Carl, What happens when a clay vessel that has been put in the kiln and the fire has finished molding it?

    Well, it is done I think. It is hardened and formed and ready to use.

    That is right. It is ready to use. Now, what is different between the clay used to make that vessel and a ball of clay in the potters hand?

    The clay is more moldable and able to be shaped?

    Correct. Now, what happens when you take the finished vessel and throw it forcefully to the ground?

    It breaks into many pieces.

    Again, correct. Now, pick up all those pieces and put them back together again so that the vessel is as good as it was before you threw it to the ground.

    Umm, God, I do not think that is possible. There are many big parts, but lots of small pieces that I do not know where they are supposed to go.

    O.K. then, why are you trying to pick up the pieces of your old vessel and integrate them into the soft moldable clay I am forming into a beautiful vase?

    I guess because I have been trying to go back to some of the ways I used to have my old habits and ways.

    Very Good.

    Lord, How can I stay moldable as a lump of clay and not get hardened up like my old life?

    You need two things to keep clay moldable. You need water to keep it moist, that is the Word of God. The other thing you need is gentle hands and tools to mold the clay. That is Me when you pray to me.

    O.K. Lord, thank you for lovingly molding me and making me a new creation. I will listen more for you to speak in my life and mold my clay.

    Carl Holmes is a freelance writer and seminary student living in Colorado Springs, CO. He currently writes on the blog site Thoughts of a Gyrovague and he can be reached at [email protected]
  2. ladylovesJesus

    Staff Member
    Expand Collapse

    Apr 25, 2006
    Likes Received:
    Trophy Points:
    #2 ladylovesJesus, Feb 22, 2007
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2007
    Thank you Chad for posting this. What a wondeful way to explain the potters hand.

    Thank you Jesus that you are moulding us and shaping us to be more like You.

    I just found this wonderful song

    Change my heart oh God
    Make it ever true
    Change my heart oh God
    May I be like You

    You are the potter
    I am the clay
    Mould me and make me
    This is what I pray.

    God bless :love: :rainbow: :rose:

Share This Page

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

This Site Proudly Hosted by LOGICWEB