The Potter and the clay

Scripture Readings Romans 9:14-21 Jeremiah 18:1-10 Introduction There is a famous story of the days when Sir Christopher Wren was building St. Paul's Cathedral. On one occasion he was making a tour of the work in progress. He came upon a man at work and asked him: "What are you doing?" The man said: "I … Continue reading The Potter and the clay

Prayer to a sovereign and personal God

 Head scratcher questions Does prayer change things? Read this verse carefully: In Him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of Him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, (Ephesians 1:11, NIV) Is God sovereign?  What does “sovereign” mean? What does “predestined” mean? Are we perhaps … Continue reading Prayer to a sovereign and personal God