Summary: to be molded by the hand of GOD must become our everything
Only melted gold is minted , only moistened clayis molded , only softened wax recevies the seal. "only broken & contrite hearts receive the markas the potter turns us on his wheel. To be molded by the hand of GOD must become our everything our all consuming desire. When it’s,every trial is a blessing because in every thing,we see the opportunity to trust him for more. As we live in him , able to desern the truth .Melted gold,moistened clay, softened wax w/broken &contrite hearts.We are pliable in the potters hands ,as he conformes us to his image.
Unfortunatley too many do not relize these principles. They have heard a messageof "come to Jesus" and everything will work out ,everything willbe all right. Many are not told that GODloves them too much to leave them as they are. God wants to change us into the image of his son Rom. 8:29 "To be conformed to the image of his son" To be transformed so that Christ is revealed to others through us is a blessing more than can be measured.
To often it’s lost in the superfical preaching ment to please itching ears.2 Tim.4:3 .This is fortold of evil times, false teachers,their own lusts T.B.S. they shall heap to themselves.
Eph. 5:27 Christ is comming, returning for his bride T.B.S. A glorius church, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she shall be holy and without blemish. So that we know that there must be a tremendous preparation before his return.
The message of the "Refiners Fire" Malachi 3:2.
The potters wheel,the preciousness of trial,this is all such a major part of the preparation. The time is at hand you must be ready "Rejoice" rejoice in the hande of the potter until you are molded and possessed by his spirit.