The Lord Bless You and Keep You Lyrics

The Lord Bless You and Keep You Lyrics

Author: Peter C Lutkin

The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord lift his countenance upon you,
and give you peace;

the Lord make his face to shine upon you,
and be gracious unto you.
Amen, amen.

May God bless you and keep you;
may God lift his countenance upon you,
and give you peace;

may God make his face to shine upon you,
and be gracious unto you.
Amen, amen.

The Lord Bless You and Keep You Hymn History

“The Lord Bless You and Keep You” is a hymn that was composed by Peter Christian Lutkin. The hymn is based on Numbers 6:24-26 “The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace.”

Peter Christian Lutkin was born on 27th March 1858. He was born to Danish American parents who emigrated from Denmark to America in 1844. He was thirteen when he started formal music training.

Later in life he became the organist and chorister at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chicago.

He composed several songs mainly for his own choir. “The Lord bless you and keep you” is his most famous composition.

Peter Christian Lutkin - The Lord bless you and keep you hymn writer
Peter Christian Lutkin

Below are hymns’ lyrics and stories:

The Great Archangel’s Trump Shall Sound

Servants of God His Praise Proclaim

See How Great a Flame Aspires

There Were Ninety and Nine

On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand

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