August 8, 2010

A Jar of Clay



But we have this treasure in jars of clay
to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. 
2 Corinthians 4:7

An earthen vessel is fragile and easily broken. So much like my human flesh. And just like the one in the picture, flawed, chipped and can be cracked, too. I am worthless without the "treasure" in me. So if I were to boast of any accomplishments, it is because of God's power working within me.


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4 comments:

Greyscale Territory said...

A magnificent, almost mystical atmosphere in this shadowy shot! Love the stylish jar!

Sarah said...

Beautiful image and words. Thank you for your visit too!

Hey Harriet said...

A beautiful photo! It's very atmospheric! I love it! I hope you have a wonderful week ahead :)

Katia said...

O Ruth, this is a beautiful picture! i love the light and the shadows!Love the verse too.
((hugs))
katia