In a great house there are not only utensils of gold and silver, but also of wood and earthenware, and some are for honorable and others for dishonorable uses.
If any one keeps himself pure from these errors, he will be ready for honorable use, holy, fit for the master's service, prepared for every good work.
But we have this treasure in earthen jars, that the surpassing power may be God's and not ours \'97
But who are you, O man, who are answering back to God? Does the thing that is moulded say to the moulder, "Why have you made me so?"
Has not the potter the right to make from the same lump of clay one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?