Lifting Up Holy Hands
Hands are required in every area of our lives and represent us in every way. When we lift our hands to Heaven, we present everything we are, everything we have done, and everything we have to God. Paul’s prayer was that men everywhere would present dedicated, consecrated, holy hands to the Lord.
MY PRAYER FOR TODAY
When I lift my hands to You, that action represents a life lifted in consecration to Your glory, according to Philippians 4:8; when I look at my hands, that action represents a life lifted in yielded surrender to Your glory, according to James 1:8.
MY CONFESSION FOR TODAY
When I raise my hands in worship, I raise hands that represent purity, dedication, consecration, and total surrender, and I choose to focus my attention and affection on Jesus every day, allowing the Holy Spirit to reveal areas of my life that Jesus longs for me to surrender.
QUESTIONS FOR YOU TO CONSIDER
Can you confidently say that your life is a consecrated life, as the apostle Paul called for men to be living sacrifices, consecrated to God? What do you need to do differently and specifically to live a life of consecration? Take a moment to examine your heart and determine those areas where you know your ways do not line up with God’s ways.
What does lifting your hands in worship mean?
People who raise their hands in church, whether they realize it or not, are admitting that they are weak and powerless apart from the power they receive through the Holy Spirit, and they are praising God by physically and publicly demonstrating their need for Him.
What does it mean to lift up in prayer?
What does it mean to “lift up in prayer?” The clause you should look up is “lift up in prayer,” which means “to hold up to God by praying for them.”
What does the Bible say about lifting up?
“But those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with eagle’s wings; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” The Good News: Be patient and believe in the Lord with all of your heart, for with God, anything is possible.
What does God hand represent?
The hand may be seen in the Ascension of Christ, sometimes reaching down and clasping that of Christ, as though to pull him up into the clouds, as in the Drogo Sacramentary. The hand may also represent divine approval, specifically acceptance of his sacrifice, and possibly also the storm mentioned in the gospels.
How do you hold your hands when you pray?
Hold the palms of both hands together in the shape of a lotus and at the level of the chest while praying in temples; the hands should not be held in front of the neck or stomach.
What can I say instead of thoughts and prayers?
Instead of sending ‘Thoughts and Prayers,’ here are some things you can say.
- I’m here for you.
- My favorite memory of your loved one is
- I’m so sorry to hear about your loss.
- They always told me so much about you.
- I’m only a phone call away.
- I’m thinking of you today.
What does Psalms 121 say?
1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from which my help comes; 2 my help comes from the LORD, who created heaven and earth.
What is a good prayer for healing?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
What are the most powerful Bible verses?
My Top 10 Bible Verse Powerhouses
- 1 Corinthians 15:19. If our only hope in this life is in Christ, we will be the most miserable of all men.
- Hebrews 13:6. So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper
- I will not be afraid.”
- Matthew 6:26.
- Proverbs 3:5-6.
- 1 Corinthians 15:58.
- John 16:33.
- Matthew 6:31-33.
What does God will uplift mean?
That means you should live your life believing God’s promises rather than your circumstances, because God’s word will come true!
What is the verse Jeremiah 29 11?
‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’
What do hands represent spiritually?
The hand is the most frequently symbolized part of the human body; it gives blessings, it is expressive, and it is the “tool of tools” according to Aristotle. It can mean strength, power, and protection in general, but it can also mean generosity, hospitality, and stability; “lend a hand.”
Are the God Hand demons?
The God Hand’s origins are unknown, but it is known that its members were once human before using a crimson behelit during a solar eclipse that occurs once every 216 years to transcend their current status and reborn as demonic angels and emissaries of the Idea of Evil.
Is Jesus God’s right hand?
Jesus and the Holy Spirit Jesus sits at the right hand of the Father, but the Holy Spirit is given to humanity in order to continue to reveal the Triune God; Christians draw their faith and confidence from the Trinity’s interworking.