Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands?
But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; such that we all are the work of thy hands.
For in truth I have placed thee to declare my power in thee, and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth.
Tribulation and anguish shall make him afraid; they shall prevail against him, as a king ready to the battle.
Wilt thou disannul my judgment? Wilt thou condemn me, that thou may be justified?
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,
There is no wisdom nor intelligence nor counsel against the LORD.
I have laid a snare for thee, and thou art also taken, O Babylon, and thou wast not aware; thou art found, and also caught because thou hast provoked the LORD.
1 Corinthians 10:22
Shall we provoke the Lord to jealousy? are we stronger than he?
Shall the clay
Shall the axe boast itself against him that hews with it? or shall the saw magnify itself against him that moves it? as if the rod should rise up against those that lift it up, or as if the staff should lift itself up. Is it not wood?
Surely your subversion shall be as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, He did not make me? or shall the vessel say of him that made it, He did not understand?
O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter? saith the LORD. Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in my hand, O house of Israel.
Rather, O man, who art thou to reply against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
Thou even so dost exalt thyself against my people that thou wilt not let them go.