Archive for August 12th, 2018

Clay and Treasure

August 12, 2018

Isaiah 64:8 Amplified Bible (AMP)
8 Yet, O Lord, You are our Father;
We are the clay, and You our Potter,
And we all are the work of Your hand.

Father You are our potter
Rework the clayJer 18:4
Cultivate the soilMt 13:8
Break up fallow groundHos 10:12
Anoint with fresh oilPs 92:10
Strengthen with the bread of Your word
And wine to delightPs 104:15
Poured out compassionLk 10:33-34
Beauty for ashes
Joy to captivate heartsIs 61:3
Stir the embers
Breathe on the sparks
Fan the flame2Tim 1:6
Rekindle desireMt 24:12
Open eyes in Your lightPs 36:9
Revive Your bride
To shine.

Matthew 5:14-16 New Living Translation (NLT)
14 “You are the light of{Christ to} the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. 15 No one lights a lamp and then puts it under a basket. Instead, a lamp is placed on a stand, where it gives light to everyone in the house. 16 In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father.
2 Corinthians 4:6-7 New Living Translation (NLT)
6 For God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ.
7 We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves.