Every day he (Mordecai) walked back and forth near the courtyard of the harem to find out how Esther was and what was happening to her. Esther 2:11 Esther had gone to the palace along with many other young virgins. She had been uprooted from … Continue reading A Picture of Father God
Esther had not revealed her nationality and family background, because Mordecai had forbidden her to do so. Esther 2:10 A difficult topic, considering the advice given to Esther. Mordecai, still having influence over her, told her not to admit that she was a Jew. What? … Continue reading Is It Right To Sit On The Truth?
Mordecai had a cousin named Hadassah, whom he had brought up because she had neither father nor mother. Esther 2:7 Esther had no father and mother. Orphans have always moved the heart of God. So, He gave her an adoptive parent named Mordecai who raised … Continue reading Parents Are Only Ambassadors
Now there was in the citadel of Susa a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin, named Mordecai, who had been carried into exile from Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. Esther 2:5 How could Mordecai have known that there was hope on the distant horizon as he and … Continue reading While In Exile
Then the king's personal attendants proposed, "Let a search be made for beautiful young virgins for the king. Esther 2:2 So that the king could forget Vashti and what he had regrettably done against her, he put out a search to find beautiful young virgins … Continue reading What Are You Entertaining?
Later when the anger of King Xerxes had subsided, he remembered Vashti and what she had done and what he had decreed about her. Esther 2:1 Anger can be productive as it causes someone apathetic to become passionate. It's empowering, too. I can clean my … Continue reading Too Late To Take It Back
But when the attendants delivered the king's command, Queen Vashti refused to come. Then the king became furious and burned with anger. Esther 1:12 King Ahaseurus gave an order to his wife to appear before him and his impressive array of princes. She was to … Continue reading What Gets Passed Down
On the seventh day, when King Xerxes was in high spirits from wine, he commanded the seven eunuchs who served him to bring before him Queen Vashti, wearing her royal crown, in order to display her beauty to the people and nobles, for she was … Continue reading God Can Always Make A Way
The king's heart is in the hand of the Lord; he directs it like a watercourse wherever he pleases. Proverbs 21:1 In the book of Esther, the name of God is never mentioned. Yet, His presence is so strongly felt that He doesn't have to … Continue reading In Esther ~ God Is Not Mentioned
Now out of the ground the LORD God had formed every beast of the field and every bird of the heavens and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Genesis 2:19 Most Christians starve their God-given imaginative gifts and believe … Continue reading Holy Imagination