Numbers 6:22-27


The Aaronic or priestly blessing was given by the chief priest for Ancient Israel.  Most scholars agree that the Triune Blessing should be read with the Trinity in mind as compared to the Apostolic Benediction in 2 Corinthians 13:14, May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.



The Blessing Was Given to Bless God‘s Children:                                                                v. 22-24

The Lord said to Moses,  23ATell Aaron and his sons, >This is how you are to bless the Israelites. Say to them: 

24The Lord bless you and keep you;


1.         A blessing of         prosperity        .                                                            Psalm 129:8

May those who pass by not say, AThe blessing of the Lord be upon you; we bless you in the name of the Lord.


2.         A blessing of         protection        .                                                      Psalm 73:25-26

Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you.  26My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.


3.         A blessing of         promise        .                                                              2 Peter 1:3-4

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.  4Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature


and escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires.


4.         A blessing of         peace        .                                                         Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of a laborer is sweet, whether he eats little or much, but the abundance of a rich man permits him no sleep.



You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you (Isaiah 26:3).



The Blessing Was Given to Share God‘s Grace:                                                                   v. 25-27

the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you;  26the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.  27A they will put my name on the Israelites, and I will bless them.


1.         To receive         abundant         mercy.                                                   Ephesians 1:3

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.


2.         To         bless         God.                                                                            1 John 4:10

This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.


3.         To become a         channel         of blessing.                                         Psalm 134:1-2

Praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord who minister by night in the house of the Lord.  2Lift up your hands in the sanctuary and praise the Lord.


4.         To build His         kingdom        .                                                              Matthew 6:33

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.