In God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God. (Psalm 62:7, NKJV)
Eager for the Lord’s revelations, I have been studying the book of Esther with some of God’s warrior princesses. As we have been digging into the story of this beautiful and courageous woman of the Bible, I reflect on what God is saying and not saying on these pages of the Scripture. And on these pages, I am embarrassed to admit that I (unfortunately) see more of myself in Haman than I would want to think.
Maybe I am not alone on this. Maybe most of us, if not all of us, can identify with Haman’s obsession of himself.
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Self-preservation. Esther could not imagine how Mordecai could suggest to her to go to the King unsummoned to save her fellow Jews. The cost is too much. It could be the end of her. But then again, what if God gave her the crown as Persia’s queen for such a time as this? Like Esther, … Continue reading Esther and I (Part 2)
Recently, I have been studying the book of Esther along with other women from the “The Eternal Answer (TEA) Party” using Beth Moore’s study guide. Even before we began the study, I was already excited to do it because I love Esther’s story. Who doesn’t? I mean, just imagine an orphaned girl becoming a queen. … Continue reading Esther and I (Part 1)