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The Whole World In His Hands

  • The God who made the world and all things in it, he, being Lord of heaven and earth, doesn't dwell in temples made with hands. He isn't served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself gives to all life and breath and all things. Acts 17:24'25 WEB

    He's got the whole world in His hands. Those words were part of a great song that I learned as a child, and I believed it. I could just picture God's huge hands holding the world. Then I grew up, got a job, and as life started happening to me, I slowly lost the focus of His mighty hands.

    Careers, problems, relationships, and bills grew bigger and bigger. While the hands of God began to look smaller, and smaller. Before long, I could not picture them at all. The bad part of living like this is that everything that we can see, and all that we are working for, is temporary and will pass away. While the unseen things are eternal (2 Corinthians 4:18).

    God's hand had not changed, but my view of them had. He still has the whole world in His hands. The breath of air that you just breathed in came from Him. He provided it for you, and though you cannot even see it, you would die without it. The day will come when it will return to Him (Ecclesiastes 12:7).

    Do not lose sight of God's loving hands. Remember the things that He has done in your life. Encourage yourself in the Lord like David did (1Samuel 30:6). Our Heavenly Father is still the Creator of the universe. While the problem you are facing may look big in your hands, it would not even be noticeable in His. Give it to Him in prayer and trust Him to help you take care of it.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You and I know that You do have the whole world in Your hands. You created it, and us Lord. I know that You know best and I choose to trust You this day. Please guide me to where I need to be, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen!

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (Philippians 4:6-7) ~ If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

Amen! Glory hallelujah!

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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. My Faith and Trust is in the Lord.  Amen

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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen dear God. 

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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father my faith is in You only

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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I trust in You Lord, Amen.

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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Wonderful lesson today.  Amen.

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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I trust in Your designs and it will be done as You will on Your time not mine, Your love and care are there for us always as we look for You in prayer. Lead us and we will follow Your command, in Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. You my Lord are my guidance. 

Excellent message reminder Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia. 

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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor

Lord You know my needs.  Missed some work becuase of illness and need Your help.  In Jesus' name, Amen.

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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask Amen. Father Yahweh provides!

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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmannedited: Aug 29

Amen my trust is in the Lord ,He has the whole world in his hands!

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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Powerful encouragement after a week of challenge, Pastor Dion! My God has BIG hands!  Giving doubt to God knowing He'll take care of me. Thank you, Lord! AMEN

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Aug 29