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“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8 NKJV) What is Favor? Favor is defined as an act of kindness, support, or an approval that is granted beyond what is expected or even deserved. God granted to us the most precious gift we could ever receive – the gift of salvation. The Favor of God Will Save You. “Therefore, being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Romans 5:1 NKJV). John: 3:16 and 1 John 3:16 tell us that God…

“The gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Romans 6:23 Today is commonly known as “Boxing Day”. Several theories exist on how Boxing Day got its name. It may come from a tradition in the U.K. in which household employers boxed gifts for their servants. Whatever its origin, today in Canada it is the biggest shopping day of the year. People will be flocking to the stores looking for bargains. It used to be the day when some people returned things that they had received to exchange them for something better or different. No matter how…

“He was in the world, and the world was created by him, but the world did not recognize him” (John 1:10, New English Translation). As I sat in church, the words of the song “Down from His Glory” washed over me. Once again, I was reminded of the glory God left behind to come to earth to save me.  The song isn’t really considered a Christmas song, but it is so appropriate for the season of His coming. As the notes soared, certain phrases stood out in my mind. My God and Savior came, And Jesus was his name, Born…