“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.