On March 1 a worship song called “The Blessing” was first introduced to the congregation at Elevation Church near Charlotte, North Carolina (written by members of their staff). A couple weeks later, during the coronavirus lockdown, a group of thirty churches in Pittsburg performed it on Easter Sunday in a virtual choir (you can find that version at this link).
The song began to be sung throughout the world and was recorded in native languages in countries across the globe. One version was recorded in Arabic, featuring singers from 16 different Arab-speaking countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Egypt, and South Sudan. (Watch “The Arab World Blessing.”)
Later Elevation Church did a version using a global choir, which is today’s feature. If you’d like to see the lyrics, they are posted on the original YouTube site (found at this link).
If you have not heard this song before, I recommend finding ten minutes to meditate with it.
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