The analogy for us to pick up on this first step is that the water used in this process represents the Word of God. This verse reminds me of how broken my life was, and can be, when I only trust myself to run it. He knew our bodies better than anyone since He created us. If God is calling you to play third base on His team, do not try and stretch into the position of the shortstop or left-fielder. Our concern about mold and mildew should not be taken for granted, but acted upon.
What will it take to break your heart? Pat said having the lump of clay perfectly centered in the middle of the electric wheel is the first step in being able to actually make a piece of pottery. Pat says that he cannot make a pot unless his hands go down deep in the middle of that pot as it is forming out. Not sure why there are so many who do not believe in the dangers of mold and mildew so I thought by adding in what the Holy Bible said would help others believe and understand. Suggest a Verse Enter a Verse Reference e. May my life always reflect that I am your creation, and bring you glory.
During the times of punishment, mold and or mildew was always a part of the curse upon God's people because of its destructive ability. David says it is really about: Our Faith- in verse 13, David says though he had circumstances, he yet believed. That's why i am here today reading this sermon that God took me back so i can read this Blessing, so i can say today you must be willing to stay in there no matter what God allows to come. Power, all power, surely is Thine! I lived my life for parting,and women not caring about hurting feelings whether mind or others. In Deuteronomy 28:1-2, 15, the folks of Israel were promised blessings for obedience to God's word. Publication date: Feb 7, 2019.
The Clay is not Equal to the Potter Since the potter makes the clay into whatever he wants, he's superior to the clay. Apostle Simmonds - January 7, 2019 at 1:51 pm I am tremendously bless and inspired after reading about the master and the clay. Will the clay say to the potter, 'What are you doing? Is there a need for truth on Active Rain? In the same way, God has to apply some serious pressure on all of us from time to time in order to get us to change to become the kind of person He wants us to become in Him. But I always had a feeling that God would somehow bring someone along that would show and demonstrate how this process is actually done so we can see exactly how this analogy fits into what God wants to do with each one of us in our own personal growth in Him. Shape and mold me Lord to thy will.
Clay In The Potter's Hand is a popular hymn employing the analogy of God as the potter, and Christians as the clay. They all seemed to look alike. Stephans Evangelistic Party conducted a citywide revival in the tabernacle in Orlando, Fla. Before we become too critical, dig out an old photo album and look at some of your old pictures. I ask this in the mighty name of your son Jesus Christ, who died on a cross for me so that I could be a coheir to the kingdom of God. Melt me, mold me, fill me, use me.
Then my desolate heart will well-nigh break With tears that I cannot shed. As an account holder, you can highlight Bible verses, mark your favorites, and take notes. Let God Mold You Into the Specific Person He Wants You to Become in Him After Pat completes the process of turning this lump of clay into a beautiful piece of pottery, he then makes the comment to let God mold and shape you into the specific person He wants you to become in Him, not what other people want you to become. Since God is doing the actual supernatural work on the inside of us, it can become rather painful and unpleasant at times, since He will be removing all of the bad and negative qualities that He will not want us to have operating in our personalities — and at the same time, instilling and imparting all of the good, positive, and godly qualities that He will want us to have. Well, I do have to pay my bills just like you but here is what makes me different. Resist God on this pruning and you may never reach to the heights, to the calling, and to the person that He will want you to become in Him in this life.
So as the potter, God is superior to man Is. No matter how difficult the pain, God is moving in it. With it not being properly centered in the middle of the wheel, he gets it about halfway to where it needs to go and then all of a sudden it rips and tears apart from the wheel — all because it was not perfectly centered in the middle of the wheel in the first place. Remind me daily, Spirit of the Living God, to treat myself as holy, open my eyes to every scheme of The Enemy to treat me as if I'm not. Whatever that means for you, that prayer must be prayed if you want God's will for your life and God's blessings on your life. The house must be torn down, its stones, timbers and all the plaster.
Rom 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. As a result, you will be able to leave this life with most, if not all of your divine missions fully accomplished for Him as long as you stay the course and do not bail out on Him anywhere along the way. Remember, I beg you, that you have fashioned me as clay. I cannot recommend this man highly enough with his demonstration on the potter and the clay. Your word is the truth.
In the same way, if we try to live our lives without Jesus leading and guiding the way, our lives will eventually fall apart and we will never reach and fulfill the divine destiny to which God has called each one of us in this life. As they were given the land of Canaan asw a possession they were commanded to maintain homes free of mold and mildew. Thank you Gloria for your kind words and encouragement. In this article we give you all of the main verses from Scripture to show you exactly what this full surrender is all about, along with a good full surrender prayer that will actually get you into this realm with the Lord. His hands are literally making and forming all of this out with this original shapeless lump of clay.
Will you now return me to dust? Cite this page: Editor: Stephen Smith. If we plead with ourselves as an inducement to duty, God made me and maintains me, we may plead as an argument for mercy, Thou hast made me, do thou new-make me; I am thine, save me. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. God said, God and smite Amalek and utterly destroy all that they have and spare them not. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version.