You may have heard the song “The Blessing” earlier this year, which was released just before the COVID-19 pandemic. Referred to as the “global pandemic worship anthem of the year,” “The Blessing” was penned by Jobe, her husband Cody Carnes, and Elevation Worship’s Steven Furtick and Chris Brown.
Her first album in three years, renowned worship artist Kari Jobe released The Blessing today.
“I’ve been pouring my heart into this album for more than two years, asking God what He wants the church to sing and declare – not having any idea what this year would bring to the world,” shares Kari Jobe about preparing for this album. “In a season where fear is trying to steal the world’s attention, I believe these songs carry the overcoming power of the truth and hope of Jesus. Everything in our world seems to be shifting, but God has not and will never change.”
“I have cried so many times as I’ve watched different people all over the world declaring the blessing over their families, their churches, and their nations,” Jobe states about the response to “The Blessing.” “God is a God of His word and this song is straight from scripture. I love how He never changes and is always with us and for us. That brings so much peace, especially in a season of disappointment, uncertainty, and fear like we have all been walking through this year. ‘The Blessing’ is the truth that we can declare daily over our lives, families, and others. So grateful.”
Check out the live version of “The Blessing” below!