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WHAT FILLS YOUR POT?

“No, don’t say that. Who are you, a mere human being, to argue with God? Should the thing that was created say to the one who created it, ‘Why have you made me like this?’ When a potter makes jars out of clay, doesn’t he have a right to use the same lump of clay to make one jar for decoration and another to throw garbage into?” Romans 9:20-21, NLT In my relationship with my Creator, how often I forget which of us is the potter, and which is the clay. I approach my time with Him with preconceived notions, often incorrect, about what the Lord wants to do with my life, or in it. Unfortunately, those notions too often begin more with what I want Him to do, rather than what He wants to do. So, I wonder, why is the heart of the clay so frequently inconsistent with the desire of the Master Potter to shape His masterpiece into something so unimaginably radiant? Maybe I need to examine what I allow to fill the pot in order to find the answer. Jeremiah 17:9 says, “The human heart is the most deceit…