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God’s Favor: Because He First Favored Us

In my last post I wrote about the importance of wisdom as we seek God’s favor. God’s favor comes as a result of our listening, watching and waiting on Him. We’re dependent on His voice, His direction and His ways. God’s favor also comes from our living righteously (Psalm 5:12) and diligently seeking good (Proverbs […] Continue reading…

God’s Favor: So Now What?

In my last few Blogs I’ve been writing about God’s favor. You may be at a point where you’re believing it to some degree and asking, “So what do I do now? What do I do next?” Here’s the answer: Living in God’s favor is living in what God favors. Proverbs 8:32–36 tells us, “Now […] Continue reading…

God’s Favor Leads to Life Change

In Ephesians 1, the Apostle Paul is essentially saying, “God, I’m praying that they would see that you’re nuts about them. Lord, I want them to know the hope that they have in Christ, the happy anticipation of a good future. Lord, I want them to know that they are gloriously precious to You and […] Continue reading…

God’s Favor: Taking the Cover Off

I want to return to writing about God’s favor. I’ve shared several thoughts in previous posts because I want all of us to realize that there is more for us to experience with God that what we’re currently experiencing. I want to share this with you as boldly and as passionately as I can. There […] Continue reading…

Holy and Blameless in His Sight

In my last few posts I’ve been sharing about God’s favor. In Ephesians 1:6 the Apostle Paul said that God has highly favored you, in Christ. What he’s saying means this: If you are in Jesus Christ, God’s high favor is upon you—you have been granted a special grace, now live that way. In my […] Continue reading…

Snapshot of God’s Favor

In my last post I wrote that the abundant life—the life Christ came and died for us to have—is wrapped up in realizing and knowing God’s favor. In this post, I want to go a bit deeper and help us all get our arms around God’s favor and what it means for us. One key […] Continue reading…

Living Abundantly

We’re talking about God’s favor and choosing to live a life that’s characterized by God’s favor. Let me ask you a question: Has there ever been something in your heart that just says, “Man, it seems that there ought to be more to this life than just going to church and listening to the preacher?” […] Continue reading…

God Has So Much for You

I was reminded of something that happened to me when I was a little baseball-playing seven-year-old kid growing up outside Detroit, Michigan. One night, I went to  a Tiger game at Tiger Stadium with my dad. The Tigers were playing the Cleveland Indians. Our neighbor worked for the Detroit News and got us great seats. […] Continue reading…