Favour will follow You
Israelites Found Favour
You will plunder those who hinder
Because of the favour of God,
Like the Egyptians favoured the Israelites .
36 And the LORD had given the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they granted them what they requested. Thus they plundered the Egyptians.
21 And I will give this people favor in the sight of the Egyptians; and it shall be, when you go, that you shall not go empty-handed.
3 And the LORD gave the people favor in the sight of the Egyptians. Moreover the man Moses was very great in the land of Egypt, in the sight of Pharaoh’s servants and in the sight of the people.
9 ‘ For I will look on you favorably and make you fruitful, multiply you and confirm My covenant with you.
Esther found favour
Esther found favour not because she was so beautiful but because of the plan of God to save His people through her.
17 The king loved Esther more than all the other women, and she obtained grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins; so he set the royal crown upon her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.
When Haman’s wicked plot to exterminate the Jews was revealed, Esther’s great moment came for her to petition the King to spare her people of the impending danger and doom and disaster hanging over their heads. It was favour that opened the door for her to see the face of the King. Despite the odds and the obstacles against you, you too will see the face of the King because of the blood of the eternal covenant.
2 So it was, when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, that she found favor in his sight, and the king held out to Esther the golden scepter that was in his hand. Then Esther went near and touched the top of the scepter.
8 If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and fulfill my request, then let the king and Haman come to the banquet which I will prepare for them, and tomorrow I will do as the king has said.”
3 Then Queen Esther answered and said, “If I have found favor in your sight, O king, and if it pleases the king, let my life be given me at my petition, and my people at my request.
Ruth Found Favour
Naomi had lost all her faith following the death of her husband and sons in a foreign land. But Ruth had seen the best of times in the life of Naomi when she had faith. She had been built up and was now used to encourage Naomi. She would not go back to her people but stuck to Naomi and vowed to identify with her people, die where she died and serve her God.
She returned home with Naomi and gradually God turned the table around when Ruth got married to Boaz, a multimillionaire of his time. And what more? She bore a son for him, Obed, who was the father of Jesse, the Father of David, a direct descendant of Christ. So no matter how unqualified you may seem in the venture you have embarked upon, remember how favour located Ruth and transformed her life. God remains the same- yesterday today and forever.
Mephibosheth Found Favour
Favour will follow You
Because Your God is faithful and true.
Mephibosheth expected the worst
But God gave him the best:
A place on the table of grace,
Eating as one of the sons of King David.
What a favour! Because covenant spoke for him.
The New covenant established on
better promises will speak for you.
2Sam9: 11 Then Ziba said to the king, “According to all that my lord the king has commanded his servant, so will your servant do.” “As for Mephibosheth,” said the king, “he shall eat at my table like one of the king’s sons.”
Lot found favour with Abraham
When God called Abraham to leave his father’s house to a place he would show him, Abraham took Lot along with him because of the compassion he had on him, who had lost his father.
Favour will come knocking on your door too despite your handicap and misfortune.
Abraham found favour
Abraham had favour with God regarding his intercession for Lot.
21 And he said to him, “See, I have favored you concerning this thing also, in that I will not overthrow this city for which you have spoken. Gen19
Those who sow the seed of favour often find favour themselves.
David found favour with Jonathan in King Saul’s house. He revealed the plot of King Saul to kill David and enabled him to run away. God will raise someone in the house of your enemies to reveal their sinister plan against you and you will escape unhurt.
Joseph found favour in Potiphar’s
Joseph found favour in Potiphar’s house even after being carried away as a slave, despite his shattered grandiose dream.
4 So Joseph found favor in his sight, and served him. Then he made him overseer of his house, and all that he had he put under his authority.
Joseph found favour even in prison
You will find favour in the most unlikely places as you put your trust in the Lord.
All adverse circumstances will work together for your good.
21 But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him mercy, and He gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
Expect favour, give favour and favour will follow you.