This year I got my promise verse from the book of Isaiah 41:10 “so do not fear, for I Am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous RIGHT HAND.” Though I read many times about the right hand of God in the bible but never really thought about what exactly it means, this led me to learn more about this topic and it really blessed me to know its significance over our life. So here are some of them, hope this blesses you as well.
"Right hand pictures Blessing"
Jacob was ill and he wanted to see Joseph, his son before he died, Joseph went to meet him with two of his sons Manasseh and Ephraim. Jacob blessed Joseph and then he was about to bless Joseph’s sons, because Jacob couldn’t see properly Joseph brought his sons near him, Jacob blessed Ephraim with his right hand who was the younger crossing his hand and blessed Manasseh with his left hand. Joseph tried to correct Jacob to put his right hand on Manasseh because he was first born but Jacob told him he knew what he did. This incidence from the book of Genesis chapter 48 does show the significance of the right hand when blessing people.
“Right hand of God shows Victory”
Psalms 44:3 says “It was not by their sword they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; It was your right hand, your arm….” When God places his right hand upon us that is giving His strength to us so that we would get the victory in what we do.
“Right hand of God shows Support”
Psalms 18:35 says “you have given me the shield of your salvation, and your right hand supported me…” this shows the right hand of God is support for His children.
“Right hand of God pictures Position”
Luke 22:69 says, “But from now on the Son of man shall be seated at the right hand of the power of God.”
Psalms 110:1 says “The LORD says to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.”
Revelation 3:21 “The one who conquers, I will grant him to sit with me on my throne, as I also conquered and sat down with my Father on His throne.”
Same position He gives to His children who believe and live life according to Him.
“Right hand of God Pictures Strength”
Isaiah 48:13 says my hand laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand spread out the heavens; when I call to them, they stand forth together.
Psalms 89:13 says “You have a mighty arm; strong is your hand, high your right hand
“Right hand will uphold and hold you”
Psalms 139:10 says “Even your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me”
Psalms 16:8 says “I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken
Psalms 63:8 says “My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.”
And there are many more significance of God’s Right hand. When we are touched by his right hand we are under His divine blessing, His strength, His Power and His Protection.
Heavenly Father I pray that your mighty hand may touch your people, protect them, uphold them, and give them strength and victory in their life. May You continue to bless them and lead them with your right hand in Jesus name Amen.