You have received grace and favor from the Lord, because of your faith in Jesus.

You have received grace and favor from the Lord, because of your faith in Jesus.

“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)

“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” (Heb 4:16)

“God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” (1Pet 5:5)

“But God, who is rich in mercy [eleos], because of His great love [agape] with which He loved [agapao] us” (Eph 2:4)

“that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace [charis] in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.” (Eph 2:7)

“Be of good cheer, daughter; your faith has made you well.” (Matt 9:22)

“Then He touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith let it be to you.” (Matt 9:29)

“Then He said to the woman, Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.” (Lk 7:50)

“Then as He entered a certain village, there met Him ten men who were lepers, who stood afar off…And He said to him, Arise, go your way. Your faith has made you well.” (Lk 17:12,19)

“Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints” (Eph 1:15)

“since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of your love for all the saints” (Col 1:4)

“rejoicing to see your good order and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.” (Col 2:5)

“sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish [sterizo] you and encourage [parakaleo] you concerning your faith” (1Thes 3:2)

“We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other” (2Thes 1:3)

“that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ” (1Pet 1:7)

“He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you who through Him believe in God, who raised Him from the dead and gave Him glory, so that your faith and hope are in God.” (1Pet 1:20-21)

“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)

“And the LORD had given the people favor [chen] in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they granted them what they requested. Thus they plundered the Egyptians.” (Ex 12:36)

“Now therefore, I pray, if I have found grace [chen] in Your sight, show me now Your way, that I may know You and that I may find grace [chen] in Your sight.” (Ex 33:13)

“Why have I found favor [chen] in your eyes, that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?” (Ruth 2:10)

“You will arise and have mercy [racham] on Zion; for the time to favor [chanan] her, yes, the set time, has come.” (Ps 102:13)

“But in My favor [ratson] I have had mercy [racham] on you.” (Is 60:10)

Reading: Est 2-4; Acts 9