The Bible compares our body to “an earthen vessel,” which makes me think of a jar made of clay. Pottery isn’t very durable; in fact, it’s very easily broken. But yet, the Bible says that we, who belong to Christ, carry very precious treasure in our frail body.

“For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.” (‭‭II Corinthians‬ ‭4:6-7‬)

This reminds me of how the Bible teaches us that through our weakness God manifests HIS STRENGTH! Our body is so susceptible to disease, injury and all sorts of diminishing capacities; yet, God houses HIS magnificent power within us. Our frail body can shine with the knowledge of His glory.

All the fractures in our broken vessel are paths to manifest the light of God’s glory to shine through! 

What a glorious opportunity!

Much better than painting our vessel with the world’s muck or closing it up tightly that no light shines through so that all anyone can see is a decaying clay pot. Sure it may look good for a while—but all the while it is slowly falling apart. If we don’t allow the light of Jesus to be pouring out of us—what’s the big point of our life?

God’s children have immense treasure inside us—and we need to share it!

When we are born again, God irreversibly embeds His pricelessness in our soul and spirit. He endows us with the potential to multiply His treasure. Don’t slog through today just barely surviving and investing your time and energy polishing and repairing your weak, frail pot. Don’t live frivolously, ungratefully, mundanely, fearfully, or sadly and lose sight of the incredible treasure God has given you you have sooo much to share!

We must NOT leave the sparkling gems hidden inside us—unused and unshared!!!

God has given us His light to shine the excellence of HIS power. (2 Corinthians‬ ‭4:7‬) Our frail body houses the treasures of God so He may be glorified.

Each fracture in our heart creates a unique window of light—for God’s love to touch another hurting soul.

When we are constantly aware of the priceless treasure within us, then every nook and cranny of our life is exploding in light. Everywhere we go and everything we do reflects the passionate love of Christ. When we’re in Him, we can’t hide Him. He is the treasure that bursts out of us.

The closer we walk with God, the greater His eternal light shines through us.

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