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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, neither is he 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 WEB

    When I was growing up, we used to sing a song called: 'He's got the whole world in His hands', 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 focus of this.

    Careers, problems, and bills grew bigger and bigger. The hands of God looked smaller, and smaller. Before long, I could not even see them. The bad part of this lifestyle is that everything that we can see, and are working for, is temporary. While the unseen things are eternal (2Cor. 4:18).

    God's hand had not changed, but my outlook 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.

    Do not lose sight of God's hand. He still has the whole world in His hands. The problem you are facing may look big in your hand, but it would not even be noticeable in his. Give it to Him.

    Prayer: 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. Guide me to where I need to be, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Pastor's Prayer: 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. Guide me to where I need to be, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. AMEN! Some days I still remember God has the whole world in his hands... other days, not so much. Thank you for this reminder I don't have to do this life alone.  I can trust our Father has our best inteterest at heart and will guide me where I need to be. I am blessed for this knowledge as it helps to drown out the loud lies in my head some days! As always Pastor you have a keen ear for our Father's encouraging words, lessons and expressions of love:) Thank you and God bless!
December 13, 2015
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen, Dianna.
December 13, 2015
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Thank you LORD AMEN
December 13, 2015
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu Amen, Lord,  you said you would never leave or forsake me. This morning I give you the highest praise,  Hallelujah Lord!  This past week I suffered with pneumonia.  I was really sick. The doctor's gave me the wrong medication. I didn't give up. I saw 3 different doctors, and the last one got it right and gave me the right meds.The first day I felt better. The pain in my head is gone, my back is feeling better,I am coughing,  I feel stronger,  my appetite came back and for this I thank you Lord. There were days I cried to you Lord,  I asked you if you forgot me. My 86 yeast old Mom said no,  just don't give up! Thank you Lord,  Hallelujah,  for healing and saving a wretch like me.
December 13, 2015
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Your Mom was very wise.
December 13, 2015
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson I know I am in great comfort because all of my worries and dreams rest with Our a Father in Heaven.  Thank you Father for ALWAYS being here for me and for loving me as I Love You!  May the peace of God be with all of you!  Amen!!
December 13, 2015
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen,Marisa.
December 13, 2015
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt This message is so huge, It is all in His hands, we tend to look at just what we see, and God looks at our hearts, and wants us to hVE THAT AWESOME RELATIONSHIP WITH hIM, AND TO TRUST HIM. He did creat me, and is the giver of eternal life. How I praise Him for giving me eternal life, and I want to serve Him while I am on this earth, as long as He gives me breath to do so.
December 13, 2015
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! 
December 13, 2015
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Joan Joseph
Joan Joseph Lord help me press on toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus (Phili 3:14) and recieve my crown of glory (1 Peter 5:4) thank you Lord. Amen
December 13, 2015
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield What a comforting thought! The One who made the world is holding us secure in His mighty hands! Yes, our Creator cares for us, and I needed the reminder today. Thank you and God bless you!
December 13, 2015
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Thank you Pastor. Praise you Heavnly Father,for your word,and to know that you are in control of all things. When our lives may  feel in a turmoil and sometimes out of our control,to know that you are there beside us,and you are more than enough to provide us and satisfy all are needs,and that we can lean on you..Lord we pray for your wisdom to lead and guide us,and give us a hearing heart.In Jesus name I pray.
December 13, 2015
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelliedited: December 13, 2015 Amen!  This reminds me of the song "He got the whole world in his hands"   From the very first time I ever took a plane ride I visioned Gods hands holding up the plane and I still do when I fly.   Songs - Traditional - He's Got the Whole World in His Hands ... ▶ 1:31 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ck6cCyvo5vo
December 13, 2015
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer Amen 
December 13, 2015
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker Thank you for this message. I so needed to be reminded that God has this. Amen
December 13, 2015
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Alane Grosz
Alane Grosz As always, just the reminder I needed.  Thank you Jesus and Pastor Dion.
December 13, 2015
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen!
December 13, 2015
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Dorene Glaze
Dorene Glaze Amen
December 13, 2015
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Iris Parlin
Iris Parlin I have sung this song many, many times over the years. It brings back good and sad memories. I think the Old Rugged Cross is the dearest and best.
December 13, 2015
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Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you dear Pastor, for the great message!
December 13, 2015
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann Amen pastor its nice to be reminded of the fact that he has the whole world in his hands,He always did and always will!! Thank you for another beautiful devotional. I hope you guys have a super great week Gods best to u all! sincerely Scott R.
December 13, 2015
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  Lord, I trust You with it and for it all.
December 14, 2015
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Conchita Bowman
Conchita Bowman What blessed message!!  Thank you for all the sharing of God's wonderful word.  MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU, SYLVIA AND YOUR FAMILY!!  God's blessing!
December 14, 2015
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Michelle Toney
Michelle Toney Good message...an a great reminder that HIS hands are bigger than ours.. :-) 
December 14, 2015
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Elena Vasquez
Elena Vasquez Amen
December 15, 2015
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Thank you Pastor Todd for yet another Blessed message
December 15, 2015