Title: A Chosen Vessel
Series: Unshakable Fall 2020
A CHOSEN VESSEL
Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness.”
Why are you cast down, O my soul / And why are you disquieted within me?
In nothing be anxious…
…the body of our humiliation…
And you know that because of weakness of my flesh I announced the gospel to you the first time.
But the Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of Mine to carry My name before the Gentiles and kings and the children of Israel.”
In order that He might make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He had before prepared unto glory, even us, whom He has also called.
2 Corinthians 4:7
But we have this treasure in earthen vessels that the excellency of the power may be of God and not out of us.
Thus declares Jehovah, who stretches forth the heavens and lays the foundations of the earth and forms the spirit of man within him.
The Spirit Himself witnesses with our spirit that we are children of God.