Scripture Verse

The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee, and give thee peace. Numbers 6:24–26


Words & Mu­sic: Pe­ter C. Lut­kin (1858–1931) (🔊 pdf nwc).

Peter C. Lutkin (1858–1931)


Here is a bene­dic­tion that can give all the time with­out be­ing im­pov­er­ished. Ev­ery heart may ut­ter it, ev­ery let­ter may con­clude with it, ev­ery day may be­gin with it, ev­ery night may be san­ct­ified by it. Here is bless­ing— keep­ing— shin­ing— the up­lift­ing up­on our poor life of all hea­ven’s glad morn­ing. It is the Lord Him­self who [gives us] this bar of mu­sic from hea­ven’s in­fin­ite an­them.

Dwight L. Moody, Notes from My Bi­ble


The Lord bless you and keep you
The Lord lift His coun­te­nance upon you,
And give you peace, and give you peace;
The Lord make His face to shine up­on you,
And be gra­cious, and be gra­cious;
The Lord be gra­cious, gra­cious un­to you.