The Potter and the Clay in Jeremiah 18 illustrates that God is sovereign over the trials we experience. Rejecting our circumstances is working against God.

In the Hands of the Potter

Since God is sovereign, including over the trials we experience, to reject trials is to reject His will for us. The Potter and the Clay is an object lesson God used to teach this truth to His people. Jeremiah 18:1-3 records: The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord, saying: “Arise and go down[…]

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Where true greatness comes from…

Where does true greatness come from? The answer is revealed in one of the most unique meetings in Scripture. Joseph rose to a position of great prominence in Egypt, second only to Pharaoh himself. When he brought his family to Egypt he introduced his father, Jacob, to Pharaoh. Genesis 47:7-10 records the meeting between these[…]

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Pharaoh and David each faced serious problems. They devised three-phase plans to solve the problems, and each phase was more ruthless than the previous one.

The wicked plans of Pharaoh and…King David?

Pharaoh and King David each devised wicked plans to deal with the problems they were facing. When the Israelites were in Egypt, Pharaoh considered their strength and large numbers to be a threat. Exodus 1:8-10 records: Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. And he said to his people, “Behold, the people[…]

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