Friday, March 1, 2013

To give hope

Numbers 6 and 10

'May the LORD bless you and protect you.
May the LORD smile on you and be gracious to you.
May the LORD show you his favor and give you his peace.

Oh, I've always loved these words.  I know many youth groups use this to close weekly and what a special treasure this blessing is!  

A blessing is suppose to give hope.  All of us could use a little more hope and this blessing gives us hope!
A blessing was to convey 5 things and wow they are special!
1) God would bless and protect them
2)  God would smile on them (be pleased)
3) be gracious (compassionate)
4) show His approval
5) give peace.

Encourage someone today with this special blessing!  As you move through your day remember that God loves you and He indeed cares about you!

Sweet blessings,

1 comment:

Chantay said...

Those words are so encouraging and uplifting. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we blessed one another with this blessing more often. Thanks for the reminder.