"In The Palm Of Your Hand" as written by and Ron Block....
If I could have the world and all it owns
A thousand kingdoms, a thousand thrones
If all the earth were mine to hold
With wealth my only goal

I'd spend my gold on selfish things
Without the love that Your life brings
Just a little bit more is all I'd need
'Til life was torn from me

I'd rather be in the palm of Your hand
Though rich or poor I may be
Faith can see right through the circumstance
Sees the forest in spite of the trees
Your grace provides for me

If I should walk the streets no place to sleep
No faith in promises You keep
I'd have no way to buy my bread
With a bottle for my bed

But if I trust the One who died for me
Who shed His blood to set me free
If I live my life to trust in You
Your grace will see me through

I'd rather be in the palm of Your hand
Though rich or poor I may be
Faith can see right through the circumstance
Sees the forest in spite of the trees

If I could have the world
If I could have the world and all it owns


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"In the Palm of Your Hand" as written by Ron Block

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    General CommentI love this song, but the lyrics bother me. The second verse implies that homeless people have no faith in God- that when bad things happen to people, it's because they don't believe in God. "If I should walk the streets, no place to sleep, no faith in promises You keep."

    The rest of the verse makes up for it a bit, and is what I ultimately take away from this song. "If I live my life to trust in You, Your grace will see me through." Maybe I'll still physically be on the street, my heart and soul are in God, so I know that at least those two things are well-looked after.

    Still, I hope it was just a moment of poor song-writing and not an actually indictment of homelessness and general ill-fortune. Faith in God doesn't ensure worldly success- it just makes you able to deal with both the good and the bad.
    oihanenon January 25, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI am not a religious person, and I don't necessarily believe in a god, but I understand this song.

    It's about perfect faith and how important it is to have something to believe in. Spirituality in any form is essential to living.
    Shades_Of_Greyon July 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis is a beautiful song... Its meaning is rather self evident.
    Paramedico987on October 16, 2008   Link

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