Presentation on theme: "THE FAVOR OF GOD. DEFINITIONS 1.To give special regard to. 2.To treat with good will. 3.To show exceptional kindness to. 4.Preferential treatment or extra."— Presentation transcript:
DEFINITIONS 1.To give special regard to. 2.To treat with good will. 3.To show exceptional kindness to. 4.Preferential treatment or extra kindness in comparison to others. 5.To be shown kindness and treated with graciousness, generosity, and good will far beyond what would normally be expected. 6.Gods gracious kindness, blessing, and influence upon you that causes: a.good things to happen in your life. b.people to like you, notice you, promote you and treat you well.
NO ONE SUCCEEDS WITHOUT FAVOR 1.Favor is a necessary component for the dreams Gods given us. a.Our dreams must be funded by the flow of favor. b.Our dreams bless others and require others help for them to be realized. 2.Favor will take you places nothing else will. 3.One moment of favor can accomplish more than a lifetime of labor.
PEOPLE WHO FOUND FAVOR 1.Noah - Genesis 6:8,9. 2.Joseph - Genesis 39:2-6, 21-23. 3.Samuel - 1 Samuel 2:26. 4.Daniel and the 3 Hebrew Children - Daniel 1:9. 5.David - Acts 7:45, 46. 6.Israel - Exodus 3:20,21; 11:3; 12:36. 7.Ruth - Ruth 2:2,9,13. 8.Esther - Esther 2:15,17. 9.Mary - Luke 1:28,30. 10.Jesus - Luke 2:40,52. 11.The first Church - Acts 2:47.
FAVOR IS OURS GOD FAVORS THE RIGHTEOUS Psalm 5:12 For thou, Lord, wilt bless the righteous; with favor wilt thou compass him as with a shield. OBEDIENCE RELEASES THE FLOW OF FAVOR Psalm 84:11 For the Lord God is a sun and shield. the Lord will give grace (favor) and glory (honor); no good thing will He withhold from them that walk uprightly (obedience).
FAVOR OF GOD GIVES US FAVOR WITH MEN 1.The favor of God puts something on us that is seen and it brings us into favor with men. i.e., like Josephs coat of many colors. 2.Favor interprets us to people influencing people to like, notice, promote, and treat you well. 3.Favor is like an invisible force field that shields and repels evil and an invisible magnetic field that attracts.