2Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.
God uses weak earthly vessels like us so that He can show His power through our lives. We often make the mistake of looking to men and thinking of men. The fact that God uses dying men is to show that He is the One. He wants the glory and the honor.
There are several lessons for us in this passage. One is that I can be used of God. It is not about me but about Him. He is used to using earthen vessels. He wants to show the excellency of His power not of my ability. We are the tool, the container, to be used by Him for His honor and glory. So go forward in faith knowing that it is not you but Him.
Another lesson is to realize that it is not men but Him so keep your focus on Him. You will be blessed by His ministry through men but the men are simply an earthen vessel. Donâ€™t get caught up in worshipping earthen vessels but the treasure that is in the vessel.
Realize that if there is any blessing on your ministry that it is not you but Him. He does the work you are but the clay pot.
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