Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible





Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?

And he shall shepherd them with a rod of iron, shattering them like earthen vessels (as I myself have received from my Father),



Now we know that all things continually work together for good to those who love God, to those who have been the called according to his purpose. For whom he foreknew, he also foreordained to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, so that he might be the eldest of a great brotherhood; and whom he foreordained, those he also called; and whom he called, those he also justified; and whom he justified, those he also glorified.

"Nay, but who are you, O man, that replies to God? Shall the thing formed say unto him who formed it, "Why did you do me like this?" Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses? But what if God, while intending to show forth his wrath, and to make known his power, yet endured, with much long-suffering, vessels of wrath, fitted to destruction? read more.
And what if he thus purposed to make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared for glory? Now such are we whom he has called, not only from among the Jews, but also from among the Gentiles. As he also said in Hosea. Those who were not my people I will call "my people," And her "beloved" who was not beloved; And in that very spot where it was told them, "You are not my people," There they shall be called "Sons of the living God."

but we come preaching a crucified Messiah??o Jews a stumbling-block, to Greeks foolishness, but to those who are the called, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ, the power of God and the wisdom of God.

For the slave who has been called in the Lord is the Lord's freedman; and in the same way, the free man who is called is Christ's slave. You have been brought with a price; do not become slaves to men. Where each man stood when he was called, there, brothers, let him stay, close to God.





"Nay, but who are you, O man, that replies to God? Shall the thing formed say unto him who formed it, "Why did you do me like this?" Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses? But what if God, while intending to show forth his wrath, and to make known his power, yet endured, with much long-suffering, vessels of wrath, fitted to destruction? read more.
And what if he thus purposed to make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared for glory? Now such are we whom he has called, not only from among the Jews, but also from among the Gentiles. As he also said in Hosea. Those who were not my people I will call "my people," And her "beloved" who was not beloved; And in that very spot where it was told them, "You are not my people," There they shall be called "Sons of the living God."

"For as I was passing along and observing your objects of worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, 'TO AN UNKNOWN GOD.' What you are worshiping in ignorance, this I am proclaiming to you. "The God who made the universe and all things in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not dwell in temples made with hands, "neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all life and breath and all things. read more.
"He has made of one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, having determined their appointed seasons and the bounds of their habitation, "so that they might seek God, if perhaps they might feel after him and find him, though he is not far from every on of us; "for in him we live and move and have our being; as certain even of your own poets have said, "'For we also are his offspring.' "Since then we are God's offspring, we ought not to imagine that the Godhead is like to gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and device of man.

For only those are sons of God who are led by God's Spirit. For you have not received a spirit of slavery in order that you should once more be afraid; but you have received a spirit of adoption, in which we cry out, "My Father, my dear Father!" For his Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God; read more.
and if children, then heirs, heirs of God and joint-heirs with Christ; but to share his glory, we must now be sharing his sufferings.

Be not unequally yoked with unbelievers; for what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? what communion has light with darkness? What concord has Christ with Belial? What portion has a believer with an unbeliever? And what compact has God's temple with idols? For we are a temple of the living God, as he has said: I will dwell among them, and walk about among them; I will be their God, and they will be my people. read more.
Therefore, Come out from among them and separate yourselves, saith the Lord, touch not what is unclean; then I will receive you and will be to you a Father, and you shall be to me sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.

Do everything without grumbling and disputes, that you may become blameless and innocent, the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine like stars in a dark world,

Behold what manner of love the Father has given us in allowing us to be called "Children of God!" And that is what we are. For this reason the world does not recognize us, because it did not know him. We are God's children now, beloved; what we shall be has never yet been made manifest. But we know that when he is manifested we shall be like him; for we shall see him even as he is.



Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?







Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?






Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?


Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?


Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?


"Nay, but who are you, O man, that replies to God? Shall the thing formed say unto him who formed it, "Why did you do me like this?" Or has not the potter power over the clay, to make out of the same lump one vessel for noble, and another for ignoble uses?