Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand: not of works, but of him that calls),
The LORD has made all things by himself, yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.
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.
Then I went down to the potter's house; and, behold, he wrought a work upon a wheel.
What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much meekness the vessels of wrath, prepared for death,
Is this man Coniah a despised broken idol? Is he a vessel in which there is no pleasure? Why are they cast out, he and his generation, and are cast into a land which they know not?
Israel shall be swallowed up; soon they shall be among the Gentiles as a vessel in which there is no pleasure.
But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
2 Timothy 2:20
But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of clay, and likewise some to honour, and some to dishonour.