A Thought for God's Word
Favor Upon Favor
"For out of His fullness, we all received one grace after another and spiritual blessing upon spiritual blessing, and even favor upon favor."
(John 1:16 Amp. Ver.)
Have you ever asked someone, "Will you do me a favor?" What you are asking is, "Will you be kind to me and do this thing for me whether I deserve it or not? God's favor is similar but a thousand times more powerful and a thousand times more available. And guess what? You don't even have to say, "Hey God, will you do me a favor?" If you are a child of God, God's favor is already present in your life according to the following scriptures.
1. Among the righteous, there is always favor. (Proverbs 14:9)
2. Favor surrounds the righteous as with a shield. (Psalm 5:11-12)
3. Favor for God's people is on God's agenda. (Psalm 102:13)
4. God's favor comes in immeasurable riches. (Ephesians 1:7)
5. God's favor is available to all. (Acts 4:33)
6. God's favor results in supernatural increase and promotion. (Genesis 39:21)
7. God's favor is given to the righteous in the midst of adversary.
8. God's favor shows up greater when the odds are against it.
9. God's favor may be upon those who are least lightly to receive it.
(1ST Samuel 16:22)
10. God's favor may be shown through prominence and preferential
treatment. (Esther 2:17)
11. God's favor may show up through the blessings of your enemies and
ungodly authorities. (Esther 5:8)
12. Rules, regulations, and policies might be reversed because of God's
favor on you. (Esther 8:5)
13. God will fight your battles for you... and that's favor. (Psalm 44:3)
14. God's favor might be big or small to you, but to God all favors are the
same. (Genesis 1:1-Revelation 22:21)
Are you in need of God's favor? Guess what? You got it! In fact, you have favor upon favor!