Devotional For August 25, 2023

Even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me.
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭139‬:‭10‬

The imagery of God’s sovereign hand is woven throughout the pages of Scripture, depicting His guidance, protection, and loving care for His children. In Psalm 139:10, we glimpse the profound truth that wherever we go, the hand of God leads us and holds us securely.

Imagine walking in the dark through unfamiliar terrain. The assurance that “Your hand shall lead me” brings a sense of comfort. God’s hand is not just a hopeful presence; it’s a force that guides us on the paths He has already ordained for us.

The imagery of God’s right hand holding us speaks of His strength. It’s a reminder that we are not left to navigate through life’s journey alone. His grip is firm and capable of carrying us through even the most difficult circumstances.

God’s hand isn’t distant; it’s close and personal. When we take His hand, we experience an intimate connection with our Creator. His touch offers comfort, reassurance, and the sense that we are known and loved beyond measure.

There are moments in our life when things feel uncertain. It’s in these times that we can hold onto the promise that God’s hand is leading and upholding us. His presence provides us with the strength and courage to face whatever lies ahead that we cannot see.

Consider areas in your life where you need to trust His leading more fully. Ask God to lead you with His sovereign hand and He will guide you to where you need to be.


Lord, thank You for Your guiding and protecting hand. I am grateful that Your hand leads me and holds me securely. In times of uncertainty, help me to trust Your grip and find comfort in Your presence. In Jesus’ name, amen.

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