Have you ever heard of the “Law of Attraction?” It’s pretty popular these days with New Age and secularists. They think the Law of Attraction is some kind of cosmic “juju” that attracts people and opportunities to you.
In reality, biblical favor is the attraction of God to you that releases influence through you, so that other people are inclined to like, trust or cooperate with you—in the assignment God gave you!
This favor isn’t “earthly”—it’s a God given supernatural force that magnetizes you! Are you ready to be a people magnet?!
So, what is the internal backdrop of this phenomenon?
- Motivation. What influence do you want to have? Is your intent to manipulate or to bless? You and I both know this to be true, that you can guide people into particular experiences and thoughts. You can structure the transaction to serve yourself. But that’s a far cry from what God actually does. He desires for you to move in a spirit of favor and operate from a place of wanting to bless—instead of wanting to get something from other people. Hebrews 4:12 says that “the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” No matter how shrewd you think you are, there is One who weighs our motivations. Ask yourself, “Do I have the character to sustain the influence God has given me?”
- Stewardship. The Lord wants to entrust increase to His people and He wants to entrust it in a way that doesn’t destroy you when you get it. Remember that he who is faithful with little will be trusted with much—this includes your influence with those God has placed in your path (Luke 16:10). God desires for you to prosper in business and in relationships; be faithful to the calling He has set in your heart.
FAVOR IS A FORM OF CURRENCY WITH WHICH YOU CAN FORM SUPERCHARGED ALLIANCES, IF STEWARDED PROPERLY. THESE ALLIANCES GET YOU WHERE YOU WANT TO GO, FASTER!
One of the greatest gifts that you could ever receive is the gift of favor and the power of supernatural attraction.
In Maximum Impact I explain the phenomena of how to walk in the supernatural favor of God in business, and how to resist the opposite spirit, which is a spirit of manipulation. This training is going to help you discover the key in the assignment God gave you.
You can find out more here: http://lancewallnau.com/impact
Question: Has this post caused you to question your own motivation when it comes to influence? Is your heart in alignment with God’s heart to bless you and others?