Saturday, September 18, 2010

Words to Live By

Arise and go down to the potters house, and there I will cause you to hear My words.

Then I went down to the potters house, and behold he was working at the wheel.

And the vessel that he was making from clay was spoiled in the hand of the potter; so he made it over, reworking it into another vessel as it seemed good to the potter to make it.

Then the word of the Lord came to me:

O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter does? says the Lord. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are you in My hand, O house of Israel.

At one time I will suddenly speak concerning a nation or kingdom, that I will pluck up and break down and destroy it;

And if the people of that nation concerning which I have spoken turn from their evil, I will relent and reverse My decision concerning the evil that I thought to do to them.

At another time I will suddenly speak concerning a nation or kingdom, that I will build up and plant it;

And if they do evil in My sight, obeying not My voice, then I will regret and reverse My decision concerning the good with which I said I would benefit them.

Jeremiah 18:2-10

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Unknown said...

Great word. Thanks for sharing!

Nikki (Sarah) said...

the safest place I being the pot in the Potter's hands....thanks for this.

Carolyn said...

I want to stay in the hands of the Potter as well!! "Mold me and make me after thy will!"

Thanks for sharing!
Carolyn ~ Cottage Sunshine


So appropriate for these times. God's Word is always relevant and never goes out of style. I worry about our country. But thanks be to God, He has let me rest in His hands. Great post! God bless, Dr. Bobbi Jo

Renee said...

We are in the potter's hands,a comforting place to be. I heard this morning these words...we can make our tests our that. Blessings.

Unknown said...

Beautiful lifting words, Jocelyn. So needed today for me.

How are you doing now? I sure hope better. We are done with both houses so I'll be catching up more often with you ... sorry about the lapse.

Thank you.
Have a beautiful week.
TTFN ~ Hugs of love, Marydon

Sue said...

OH! to be molded and made by the one great POTTER!, thank you for sharing the Word today.

Lisa notes... said...

Hmm... I think the potter is remolding me. It's not comfortable, but it's good...
Thanks for the blessing of these words.

NanE said...

Hi Jocelyn, thanks for visiting my blog. The picture and verse you shared today are so powerful! Have a wonderful week, Nan

Anonymous said...

Sounds like something America needs to pay heed to. Not only America, but each individual. Thank you for this thought provoking post.

Vicki said...

Hi, Jocelyn,
Thank you for sharing this beautiful scripture with us today. I sometimes try to be the potter instead of being the clay and letting God mold me into the person I need to be. Thanks for this reminder. I hope you are feeling better, dear friend~ love and hugs~ Vicki

Julia said...

I hope you are recovering from your fall! I've thought of you often. I don't know how I've missed this beautiful blog of yours! It is so beautiful that I am going to send the Beautiful Blogger Award your way.