Reflexion, A Spiritual Community

Jeremiah chapters 18-19

October 15, 2023 Chuck Smith, Jr Season 2023 Episode 45
Reflexion, A Spiritual Community
Jeremiah chapters 18-19
Show Notes

We’re going to make two trips to the Pottery Shack this morning

The messages God had for his people required illustration
- there’s an interesting angle to using pottery to reveal a truth
• archaeologists depend on clay pots for vital information regarding ancient cultures
◦ even broken pieces of clay vessels have stories to tell
• excavations dig up more clay artifacts than any other object
◦ clay doesn’t decay over time and can withstand water and heat
- clay fragments provide the most reliable way to date a site
• the clay composition, shape, and exterior decoration,
◦ tell us about the people who made them, and whether they were used for:
◦ cooking, holding oil or water, if they were lamps, or for storage of other things
• of course, God had another story to tell through clay