Jeremiah 18:2-6

ISV(i) 2 "Arise and go down to the potter's house, and there I'll allow you to hear my words." 3 So I went down to the potter's house, and there he was doing work at the potter's wheel. 4 But the vessel he was working on with the clay was ruined in the potter's hand. So he remade it into another vessel that seemed appropriate to him. 5 Then the word of the LORD came to me: 6 "Israel, can't I deal with you like this potter?" declares the LORD. "Look, Israel, like clay in the potter's hand, so are you in my hand.