Category Archives: Esther

They March to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Reading in Esther this morning. Typically, while enjoying the story and marveling afresh at God’s “behind the scenes” presence, I’m not marking the pages very much. Not much on my list of “watch for’s” showing up on the pages of … Continue reading

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An Intercessor

Yesterday it was the name of Hadassah, aka Esther, that caught my attention. This morning it’s the faith of her cousin Mordecai. I’m guessing he was a lot older than Esther as he had actually been one of those who … Continue reading

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Myrtle

Sometimes you find prophecy fulfilled where you least expect it. This morning I found it in a name. A name that jumped off the page when I read it. An ancient name . . . a former name . . … Continue reading

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The Reverse Occurred

A 2011 “remix” . . . Have been reading through Esther this week. Always enjoy this read. Always intrigued by the absolute absence of any mention of God. How creative is my God? . . .Esther is a God-breathed, forever … Continue reading

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Me Too!

So I’ve been working my way through Esther this week as part of my reading plan. And a word has popped out at me a number of times. The word? “Favor.” The object of this favor? Esther. First, Esther obtains … Continue reading

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The Destructiveness of Pride

It’s funny how the Scriptures can “talk to you” sometimes. Through events which occurred thousands of years earlier, and situations which you’d never find yourself in, there still arises a connection to an incident that gives cause to pause and … Continue reading

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The Reverse Occurred

Have been reading through Esther this week. Always enjoy this read. Always intrigued by the absolute absence of any mention of God — how creative is my God? . . . Esther too is a God-breathed, forever God preserved piece … Continue reading

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