I heard a sermon once where the Pastor talked about the weather being foggy. I really did not know where he was going with this as it was a perfectly sunny day. He used the acronym F.O.G. to stand for the Favor of God. It just stuck with me. To have favor with God and man is to have unexpected surprises (blessings) just show up at your door for no particular reason. For instance, a friend and I were at Starbucks and the guy behind the counter offered us a free drink. Just recently, I was having a random conversation with a co-worker and we were talking about how spring break was coming up soon. I mentioned that I wanted to go to the beach and she mentioned that her father lived in Florida. Within 5 minutes, we had planned a trip. One word…FOG!
God is good and He is amazing! Although I have never given birth to children, I do have 25 that are very special and dear to my heart. I absolutely love doing nice things for them. This is just how God works. He loves blessing His children. As I am writing and bragging about my Father, I can see a big ol’ smile across His face and I cannot wait for what He has in store next!
If you have never read the “Prayer of Jabez”, you should. Jabez called on God saying, “Oh that thou would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory.” Jabez was not afraid of asking for blessings and expected favor from God and neither should we. Pray daily for God’s favor and that He will give you favor from man. You have no idea what is on the horizon.
Love in Christ,