God’s grace and favor are upon you when you serve the Lord.

God’s grace and favor are upon you when you serve the Lord.

“So Joseph found favor [chen] in his sight, and served [sharath] him.” (Gen 39:4)

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” (2Cor 12:9)

“let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.” (Heb 12:28)

“For it is written, You shall worship the LORD your God, and Him only you shall serve.” (Matt 4:10)

“Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (1Pet 5:5)

“just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” (Matt 20:28)

“you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.” (Jn 13:14)

“But Noah found grace [chen] in the eyes of the LORD.” (Gen 6:8)

“But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him mercy [chesed], and He gave him favor [chen] in the sight of the keeper of the prison.” (Gen 39:21)

“So the LORD said to Moses, “I will also do this thing that you have spoken; for you have found grace [chen] in My sight, and I know you by name.” (Ex 33:17)

“The king loved Esther more than all the other women, and she obtained grace [chen] and favor [chesed] in his sight more than all the virgins” (Est 2:17)

“but his servant [sharath] Joshua the son of Nun, a young man, did not depart from the tabernacle.” (Ex 33:11)

“But Samuel ministered [sharath] before the LORD, even as a child, wearing a linen ephod.” [1Sam 2:18]

“Then he [Elisha] arose and followed Elijah, and became his servant [sharath].” (1Kin 19:21)

“And he appointed some of the Levites to minister [sharath] before the ark of the LORD” (1Chr 16:4)

“so that the priests could not continue ministering  [sharath] because of the cloud; for the glory of the LORD filled the house of God.” (2Chr 5:14)

“My sons, do not be negligent now, for the LORD has chosen you to stand before Him, to serve [sharath] Him” (2Chr 29:11)

“Bless the LORD, all you His hosts, you ministers of His, who do His pleasure.” (Ps 103:21)

Reading: Gen 37-39; Lk 23