Divine Favour

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Genesis 39:21

But the Lord was with Joseph, and showed him mercy and loving-kindness and gave him favor in the sight of the warden of the prison.

Exodus 2:25

God saw the Israelites and took knowledge of them and concerned Himself about them [knowing all, understanding, remembering all].

Exodus 33:12

Moses said to the Lord, See, You say to me, Bring up this people, but You have not let me know whom You will send with me. Yet You said, I know you by name and you have also found favor in My sight.

2 Kings 13:23

But the Lord was gracious to them and had compassion on them and turned toward them because of His covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and would not destroy them or cast them from His presence yet.

Job 33:26

He prays to God, and He is favorable to him, so that he sees His face with joy; for [God] restores to him his righteousness (his uprightness and right standing with God -- "with its joys).

Proverbs 3:4

So shall you find favor, good understanding, and high esteem in the sight [or judgment] of God and man.

Proverbs 8:35

For whoever finds me [Wisdom] finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord.

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of wicked devices He condemns.

Luke 1:30

And the angel said to her, Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found grace ( free, spontaneous, absolute favor and loving-kindness) with God.

Acts 7:46

Who found grace (favor and spiritual blessing) in the sight of God and prayed that he might be allowed to find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

Genesis 43:29

And he looked up and saw his [full] brother Benjamin, his mother's [only other] son, and said, Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to you, my son!

Numbers 6:25

The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you;

Psalm 31:16

Let Your face shine on Your servant; save me for Your mercy's sake and in Your loving-kindness.

Psalm 67:1

God be merciful and gracious to us and bless us and cause His face to shine upon us and among us -- "Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! -- "

Psalm 80:3

Restore us again, O God; and cause Your face to shine [in pleasure and approval on us], and we shall be saved!

Psalm 119:135

Make Your face shine [with pleasure] upon Your servant, and teach me Your statutes.

Isaiah 33:2

O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm [of Your servants -- "their strength and defense] every morning, our salvation in the time of trouble.

Daniel 9:17

Now therefore, O our God, listen to and heed the prayer of Your servant [Daniel] and his supplications, and for Your own sake cause Your face to shine upon Your sanctuary which is desolate.

Psalm 89:17

For You are the glory of their strength [their proud adornment], and by Your favor our horn is exalted and we walk with uplifted faces!

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!

Isaiah 60:10

Foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to you; for in My wrath I smote you, but in My favor, pleasure, and goodwill I have had mercy, love, and pity for you.

Isaiah 62:4

You [Judah] shall no more be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land be called Desolate any more. But you shall be called Hephzibah [My delight is in her], and your land be called Beulah [married]; for the Lord delights in you, and your land shall be married [owned and protected by the Lord].

Isaiah 65:19

And I will rejoice in Jerusalem and be glad in My people; and the sound of weeping will no more be heard in it, nor the cry of distress.

Jeremiah 32:41

Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly and in truth with My whole heart and with My whole being.

Hosea 1:10

Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured or numbered; and instead of it being said to them, You are not My people, it shall be said to them, Sons of the Living God!

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a Mighty One, a Savior [Who saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.

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divine Favour » Promised to saints

Isaiah 62:4

You [Judah] shall no more be termed Forsaken, nor shall your land be called Desolate any more. But you shall be called Hephzibah [My delight is in her], and your land be called Beulah [married]; for the Lord delights in you, and your land shall be married [owned and protected by the Lord].

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore the Lord [earnestly] waits [expecting, looking, and longing] to be gracious to you; and therefore He lifts Himself up, that He may have mercy on you and show loving-kindness to you. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are all those who [earnestly] wait for Him, who expect and look and long for Him [for His victory, His favor, His love, His peace, His joy, and His matchless, unbroken companionship]!

Amos 5:15

Hate the evil and love the good and establish justice in the [court of the city's] gate. It may be that the Lord, the God of hosts, will be gracious to the remnant of Joseph [the northern kingdom].

Psalm 89:17

For You are the glory of their strength [their proud adornment], and by Your favor our horn is exalted and we walk with uplifted faces!

Isaiah 60:10

Foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to you; for in My wrath I smote you, but in My favor, pleasure, and goodwill I have had mercy, love, and pity for you.

divine Favour » Invoked

Psalm 80:3

Restore us again, O God; and cause Your face to shine [in pleasure and approval on us], and we shall be saved!

Genesis 43:29

And he looked up and saw his [full] brother Benjamin, his mother's [only other] son, and said, Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me? And he said, God be gracious to you, my son!

Numbers 6:25

The Lord make His face to shine upon and enlighten you and be gracious (kind, merciful, and giving favor) to you;

Psalm 31:16

Let Your face shine on Your servant; save me for Your mercy's sake and in Your loving-kindness.

Psalm 67:1

God be merciful and gracious to us and bless us and cause His face to shine upon us and among us -- "Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! -- "

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » Benevolence a means of

1 John 3:22

And we receive from Him whatever we ask, because we [ watchfully] obey His orders [observe His suggestions and injunctions, follow His plan for us] and [ habitually] practice what is pleasing to Him.

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » A characteristic of Christ

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » The aim of the true minister

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » The Christian duty

1 Thessalonians 4:1

Furthermore, brethren, we beg and admonish you in [virtue of our union with] the Lord Jesus, that [you follow the instructions which] you learned from us about how you ought to walk so as to please and gratify God, as indeed you are doing, [and] that you do so even more and more abundantly [attaining yet greater perfection in living this life].

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » Renders life secure

divine Favour » The possession of, characterized as pleasing God » Enoch an example of

Hebrews 11:5

Because of faith Enoch was caught up and transferred to heaven, so that he did not have a glimpse of death; and he was not found, because God had translated him. For even before he was taken to heaven, he received testimony [still on record] that he had pleased and been satisfactory to God.