Lifting up holy hands


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What does the Bible say about lifting up our hands to God? Here are some passages that speak to that idea.

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Lifting up holy hands

  1. 1. Lifting Up Holy Hands<br />1 Timothy 2:8 <br />I desire therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputing.<br />
  2. 2. Psalms 134<br />1  Behold, bless ye Jehovah, all ye servants of Jehovah, That by night stand in the house of Jehovah.<br />2  Lift up your hands to the sanctuary, And bless ye Jehovah.<br />3  Jehovah bless thee out of Zion; Even he that made heaven and earth.<br />
  3. 3. Psalms 63<br />1  O God, thou art my God; earnestly will I seek thee: My soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee, In a dry and weary land, where no water is.<br />2  So have I looked upon thee in the sanctuary, To see thy power and thy glory.<br />3  Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, My lips shall praise thee.<br />4  So will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.<br />
  4. 4. Psalms 63<br />5  My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; And my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips;<br />6  When I remember thee upon my bed, And meditate on thee in the night-watches.<br />7  For thou hast been my help, And in the shadow of thy wings will I rejoice.<br />8  My soul followeth hard after thee: Thy right hand upholdeth me.<br />
  5. 5. Is any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praise.<br />James 5:13 <br />
  6. 6. Lamentations 2:19 <br />Arise, cry out in the night, at the beginning of the watches; Pour out thy heart like water before the face of the Lord: Lift up thy hands toward him for the life of thy young children, that faint for hunger at the head of every street.<br />
  7. 7. Hebrews 4<br />15  For we have not a high priest that cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but one that hath been in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.<br />16  Let us therefore draw near with boldness unto the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace to help us in time of need.<br />
  8. 8. Lamentations 3:41 <br />Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens.<br />
  9. 9. Psalms 119:47-48 <br />47  And I will delight myself in thy commandments, Which I have loved.<br />48  I will lift up my hands also unto thy commandments, which I have loved; And I will<br />meditate on thy statutes. I will lift up my hands also unto thy commandments, which I have loved; And I will meditate on thy statutes.<br />