Jesus shows favor to those who want it and need it

Genesis 6:8 – But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord.

It is a blessing to find favor with God

Back in the days of Genesis, Noah found favor with God in a world flooded with darkness

 

Here is a list of good news about finding favor with God

  1. No need paper qualification to find favor with God
  2. No need money and wealth to find favor with God
  3. No need credential to find favor with God

 

Here is what we need to find favor with God

  1. desire to be with God
  2. hunger and thirst for righteousness with God

 

Noah may be living in a generation of low tech and primitive, but the hearts and minds of people faces the same problems of daily life.

 

Desire to be with God or the way of darkness?

 

Noah found favor with God and how did that happen?

God looks at a man’s heart and show him good.

Noah had the desire to find favor with God and God answered.

Noah acted on the instructions of God and was blessed of God.

 

Jesus invites us to find favor with God

Matthew 5:6 – “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.

Today we can find favor with God through Jesus

How?

Through the words and promises of God proclaimed by Jesus

 

Matthew 5:3-10

3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

 

We find favor with God through believing and obeying the words and preaching of Jesus

Jesus is source and guarantor of eternal blessing

 

In-His-Service

David Z