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Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
20-Aug-13 - 02:00 PM
Thread Name: Origin: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
Subject: RE: Origin: He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
No. 150, In "African American Heritage Hymnal," GIA, 2001. The five verse hymn from that book:

Lyr. Add: HE'S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HAND
In His Hand is the life of every living thing
and the breath of every human being.
Job 12:10

1
He's got the whole world in His hand,
He's got the whole world in His hand,,
He's got the whole world in His hand,
He's got the whole world in His hand.
2
He's got the sun and the moon in His hand, (3X)
He's got the whole world in His hand.
3
He's got the wind and the rain in His hand, (3X)
He's got the whole world in His hand.
4
He's got the little bitty baby in His hand, (3X)
He's got the whole world in His Hand.
5
He's got you and me, brother, in His hand, (3X)
He's got the whole world in His hand.

Musical score 4/4, "Text: Traditional. Tune: WHOLE WORLD. Irregular. Negro Spiritual, arr. by Hezekiah Brinson, Jr., b. 1958. Copyright 1990."