It’s time for you to get back everything that the Devil has taken from you. It’s time for you to get out of your prison and move forward towards your destiny.
In the time of my favor I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you. I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
– 2 Corinthians 6:2 (NIV)
For He says, In the time of favor (of an assured welcome) I have listened to and heeded your call, and I have helped you on the day of deliverance (the day of salvation). Behold, now is truly the time for a gracious welcome and acceptance [of you from God]; behold, now is the day of salvation!
– 2 Corinthians 6:2 (Amplified)
What does favor do?
Favor is the divine current that takes you from your present season into your future dreams. It is the current of God that finds you at a given point and carries you from where you are to where God wants you to be.
The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.'”
– Luke 1:28 (NIV)
Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.
– Luke 1:29-30 (NIV)
The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.
– Luke 1:35 (NIV)
For with God nothing is ever impossible and no word from God shall be without power or impossible of fulfillment.
– Luke 1:37 (Amp)
He said, “If I have found favor in your eyes, my lord, do not pass your servant by.
– Genesis 18:3 (NIV)
But while Joseph was there in the prison, the LORD was with him; he showed him kindness and granted him favor in the eyes of the prison warden.
– Genesis 39:20-21 (NIV)
1. You must be released from your prison before you can move forward towards your destiny.
Then the LORD said to Moses, “Go to Pharaoh and say to him, ‘This is what the LORD says: Let my people go, so that they may worship me.
– Exodus 8:1 (NIV)
2. Once you have been released from your prison, expect God to restore everything the enemy has taken from you.
“And I will make the Egyptians favorably disposed toward this people, so that when you leave you will not go empty-handed.
– Exodus 3:21 (NIV)
And I will give this people favor and respect in the sight of the Egyptians; and it shall be that when you go, you shall not go empty-handed.
– Exodus 3:21 (AMP)
“I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten—the great locust and the young locust, the other locusts and the locust swarm—my great army that I sent among you. You will have plenty to eat, until you are full, and you will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has worked wonders for you; never again will my people be shamed.
– Joel 2:25-26 (NIV)
The Time of God’s Favor
3. You are living in the time of favor in your life right now. Whatever you do, stay faithful to God,
dream big and don’t turn back.
Moreover, I have heard the groaning of the Israelites, whom the Egyptians are enslaving, and I have remembered my covenant. “Therefore, say to the Israelites: ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians. I will free you from being slaves to them, and I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and with mighty acts of judgment. I will take you as my own people, and I will be your God. Then you will know that I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from under the yoke of the Egyptians.
– Exodus 6:5-7 (NIV)
“Sing to the LORD, you saints of his; praise his holy name. For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”
– Psalms 30:4-5 (NIV)
Why are you cast down, O my inner self? And why should you moan over me and be disquieted within me? Hope in God and wait expectantly for Him, for I shall yet praise Him, Who is the help of my countenance, and my God.
– Psalms 42:11 (Amp)
By this I know that You favor and delight in me, Because my enemy does not shout in triumph over me.
– Psalms 41:11 (Amp)
For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).
– Psalms 5:12 (Amp)
Things to Remember:
- Favor will never be found in the life of an indifferent person.
- Favor is necessary for uncommon success, (it’s a divine current that takes you from your present season to your divine future dream.)
- After you are obedient, faithful, not rebellious and indifferent, God will walk into your house and FAVOR will touch your life.
- It’s time for you to get back everything that the Devil has taken from you.