May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us

“May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands.” Psalm 90:17

This verse is a prayer attributed to Moses, the leader of the Israelites. It is a plea to God for His favor and blessing upon the work of their hands. The psalmist recognizes their dependence on God’s guidance and asks for His divine intervention in their endeavors.

The verse acknowledges that human efforts alone are insufficient and that success and fulfillment come from the favor and establishment that God provides. It expresses the desire for God to bless and prosper the work they undertake, ensuring its stability and significance.

This verse serves as a reminder that, as believers, we should seek God’s favor and guidance in all that we do. It encourages us to acknowledge our resilience on Him and invites us to invite God to establish and bless our endeavors, recognizing that our achievements are ultimately dependent on His grace and provision.


“May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us” is a prayerful statement or blessing that seeks God’s favor and acknowledges our dependence on His guidance and blessings. It is a reminder of our desire to live in alignment with God’s will and to experience the benefits of His favor in our lives.

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Amen! May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us. The favor of God is a profound blessing that encompasses His grace, goodness, and blessings poured out upon His children. When we seek His favor, we open ourselves up to His divine intervention, protection, and abundant provision.

As we seek God’s favor, let us remember to align our lives with His will, walk in righteousness, and faithfully serve Him. May His favor bring blessings, protection, and provision in all areas of our lives. Let us be grateful for His unfailing love and embrace the privilege of experiencing His favor.