Hand of God | Growth | Life

“God, your praise, like your name, reaches for the ends of the world, Your right hand holds the victory” (Psalm 48:10).

The French Sculptor, Rodin, fashioned two small statues as companion pieces. One is of smooth marble, sleek in texture, depicting a human figure cradled in a cupped hand. It suggests that all is peaceful as the human figure lies there, inert and untroubled. Rodin called this work “The Hand of the Devil.”

The second piece is not smooth. The stone is of rough texture and the artist has designed a powerful hand which suggests movement, motion. In its grip, this hand also holds a figure of humanity, carrying it upward, into life. Rodin called this work “The Hand of…

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