“For Such A Time As This: The Book of Esther” – Sept. 24, 2017 PM

“For Such A Time As This: The Book of Esther” – Sept. 24, 2017 PM

The Lord…
  1. Places His people
    • Good is working in these situations:
      • to bring Queen Vashti before the king with her royal crown, in order to show the peoples and the princes her beauty, for she was lovely to look at.
        Esther 1:11 ESV
      • If it please the king, let a royal order go out from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes so that it may not be repealed, that Vashti is never again to come before King Ahasuerus. And let the king give her royal position to another who is better than she.
        Esther 1:19 ESV
      • And let the young woman who pleases the king be queen instead of Vashti.” This pleased the king, and he did so.
        Esther 2:4 ESV
      • And the young woman pleased him and won his favor. And he quickly provided her with her cosmetics and her portion of food, and with seven chosen young women from the king’s palace, and advanced her and her young women to the best place in the harem.
        Esther 2:9 ESV

        • Places to be…
          1. An influence in the world
          2. Important in His work
  2. Protects His people
        • Protects from…
          1. People that hate them
          2. Plans to harm them
  3. Prospers His people
    • Prospers…
      1. Following their problems
      2. Fulfilling God’s purpose