Favor of God, The
- Christ the special object of.
Luke 2:52 And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
- IS THE SOURCE OF
Isaiah 60:10 And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.
- Spiritual life.
Psalm 30:5 For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
- Spiritual wisdom leads to.
Proverbs 8:35 For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
- Mercy and truth lead to.
Proverbs 3:3-4 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Proverbs 12:2 A good man obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
- Encompassed by.
Psalm 5:12 For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.
- Strengthened by.
Psalm 30:7 LORD, by thy favour thou hast made my mountain to stand strong: thou didst hide thy face, and I was troubled.
- Victorious through.
Psalm 44:3 For they got not the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them: but thy right hand, and thine arm, and the light of thy countenance, because thou hadst a favour unto them.
- Preserved through.
Job 10:12 Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.
- Exalted in.
Psalm 89:17 For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
- Sometimes tempted to doubt.
Psalm 77:7 Will the Lord cast off for ever? and will he be favourable no more?
- Domestic blessings traced to.
Proverbs 18:22 Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.
- Disappointment of enemies an assured evidence of.
Psalm 41:11 By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.
- Given in answer to prayer.
Job 33:26 He shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness.
- Pray for.
Psalm 106:4 Remember me, O LORD, with the favour that thou bearest unto thy people: O visit me with thy salvation;
Psalm 119:58 I intreated thy favour with my whole heart: be merciful unto me according to thy word.
- Plead, in prayer.
Exodus 33:12 And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight.
Numbers 11:15 And if thou deal thus with me, kill me, I pray thee, out of hand, if I have found favour in thy sight; and let me not see my wretchedness.
- To be acknowledged.
Psalm 85:1 LORD, thou hast been favourable unto thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.
- THE WICKED
- Uninfluenced by.
Isaiah 26:10 Let favour be shewed to the wicked, yet will he not learn righteousness: in the land of uprightness will he deal unjustly, and will not behold the majesty of the LORD.
- Do not obtain.
Isaiah 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, and set them on fire: for it is a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour.
Jeremiah 16:13 Therefore will I cast you out of this land into a land that ye know not, neither ye nor your fathers; and there shall ye serve other gods day and night; where I will not shew you favour.
Deuteronomy 33:23 And of Naphtali he said, O Naphtali, satisfied with favour, and full with the blessing of the LORD: possess thou the west and the south.Samuel,
1 Samuel 2:26 And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with the LORD, and also with men.Job,
Job 10:12 Thou hast granted me life and favour, and thy visitation hath preserved my spirit.The Virgin Mary,
Luke 1:28 And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.
Luke 1:30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.David,
Acts 7:46 Who found favour before God, and desired to find a tabernacle for the God of Jacob.