In his new book, #1 New York Times bestselling author and Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen shares that God has set you up for a favored life.
Favor is something that God has put on you that will help you accomplish what you couldn't accomplish on your own. It will cause you to stand out in the crowd, get breaks that you didn't deserve. The psalmist said, "God's favor surrounds us like a shield." That means that everywhere you go, you have an advantage, a divine empowerment, and a key to open up the right doors. Joel wants to encourage you that you are weighed down with God's goodness. He wants you to reach new levels of fulfillment, new levels of increase, new levels of promotion, new levels of victory. You have been called out, set apart, chosen to live a distinctively favored life.
When you realize you have been marked for blessings, you will feel the force of His favor that will propel you to where you can't go on your own.