Holy Light Church of Jesus Christ
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The Word

May 15, 2011 - When GOD Grants Favor



“You are going through because of favor on your life,
but you are coming out of the lion’s den with no harm unto you.”

 

SCRIPTURES:

Daniel 6 : 1 – 9, 14 – 17
Daniel 1 : 12 – 17
Daniel 1 : 20
Proverbs 12 : 26
Proverbs 17 : 7
Proverbs 17 : 27
Philippians 1 : 9 – 10
1 Corinthians 14 : 1
Proverbs 18 : 16
1 Timothy 4 : 14 – 15
2 Timothy 1 : 6
Proverbs 28 : 20
Revelations 2 : 10


EXCELLENT – first class; very good of it’s kind; virtuous; greatness
EXCEPTIONAL – better than average; uncommon
EXCEL – surpass others; to be distinguishable by; superiority; to go beyond



KEY POINTS:

* You don’t know what you are headed for when God grants you favor
* When you feed on the spirit of God you no longer look like you used to look
* Favor brings about excellence
* The world recognizes and awards excellence, so how much more will God reward you?
* Don’t focus on man, focus on God
* If you want favor you must serve God continually
* Be aware of people who are making a comeback
* There should never be any evidence of what you have gone through on your countenance
* Jealousy impacts not only you, but your entire family
* Be careful what comes out of your mouth about someone with the favor of God upon them
* “A man of understanding is of an excellent spirit”
* “A man’s gift maketh room for him and bringeth him before great men
* There is a gift that is in you that will bring you to prominence
* “A faithful man shall abound with blessings”
* “… Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life”