Jars of Clay
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.
— 2 Corinthians 4:7
Yesterday we smelled, and today we’re clay pots. If you’re wondering how many dif- ferent things you can be, keep reading. Putting your faith in Jesus daily is what it’s all about. Some of us need to realize that we smell, and others need to know that he can use cracked pots.
Everyone faces trials and tests that make them suffer. A pot is only made per- fect through extreme heat in the oven. Paul said we show Jesus’ power through our weaknesses.
Then Paul said one of my favorite lines in all of the New Testament: “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed” (2 Corinthians 4:8-9). We can thank ...
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