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The Blessing is a song written by Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe, and Steven Furtick, which debuted in March 2020 at No. 3 on the US Hot Christian Songs chart, according to Wikipedia. The song’s music video on YouTube has more than 22 million views.[Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Sign Up for the Worship and Word Devotional]
The song’s lyrics are taken from Numbers 6:24-26, the blessing God instructed Moses to tell Aaron to pray over the people of Israel. We’re not sure whether it’s a coincidence, but Bible searches related to that Scripture passage by users of Bible Gateway from around the world have increased, peaking at 73% year-over-year from March 6 to July 27. We pray this same prayer for you!
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