Your faith brings pleasure to Jesus. You have obtained His grace.

Your faith brings pleasure to Jesus. You have obtained His grace.

“Now the young woman pleased [yatab] him, and she obtained his favor [chesed]” (Est 2:9)

“to the praise of the glory of His grace [charis], by which He made us accepted [charitoo] in the Beloved.” (Eph 1:6)

“But when it pleased [eudokeo] God, who separated me from my mother’s womb and called me through His grace [charis]” (Gal 1:15)

“through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” (Rom 5:2)

“we urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please [aresko] God” (1Thes 4:1)

“having made known to us the mystery [musterion] of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself” (Eph 1:9)

“for it is God who works [energeo] in you both to will [thelo] and to do [energeo] for His good pleasure.” (Phil 2:13)

“having predestined us to adoption as sons by Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the good pleasure [eudokia] of His will” (Eph 1:5)

“Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure [eudokeo] to give you the kingdom.” (Lk 12:32)

“fulfill all the good pleasure [eudokia] of His goodness and the work of faith with power, that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you” (2Thes 1:11,12)

“to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing [areskeia] Him” (Col 1:9,10)

“But without faith it is impossible to please [euaresteo] Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” (Heb 11:6)

“So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” (Rom 10:17)

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” (2Cor 5:7)

“Do you have faith? Have it to yourself before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves.” (Rom 14:22)

“Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.” (1Cor 16:13)

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

“rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving.” (Col 2:7)

“remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father” (1Thes 1:3)

“But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased [euaresteo].” (Heb 13:16)

“Assuredly, I say to you, I have not found such great faith, not even in Israel!” (Matt 8:10)

“O woman, great is your faith! Let it be to you as you desire.” (Matt 15:28)

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness. Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” (2Cor 12:9)

“And great grace was upon them all.” (Acts 4:33)

“When he came and had seen the grace of God, he was glad, and encouraged them all that with purpose of heart they should continue with the Lord.” (Acts 11:23)

Reading:  Est 2-4; Acts 9