• Esther knew how to be patient and wait for things to be in the proper place. #Esther #BibleStudy #devotional #Patience

    Be Patient: Book of Esther Series

    After the 3 days of fasting were over, Queen Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the palace. When the king saw her, he was pleased and held out the gold scepter to her. Esther then approached the king. Esther knew how to be patient and wait for things to be in the proper place. Be Patient – The Power of Waiting Queen Esther had already waited 3 days and she still made sure that all of the pieces were in place before she approached the King. She knew that everything had to be perfect for her to plan to work. As we learned…

  • God provides us with the ability for being courageous, like He did for Esther. - #Devotion #Courage #Esther

    Being Courageous! – Book of Esther Series

    In part 2 of the Book of Esther Series, we will look at how being courageous can help you to reach what may seem to be unattainable. Esther was willing to pay the ultimate price for her people. She was prepared to die in order to save the Jews. She showed great courage, even though she knew the consequences of her actions could lead to her death. Being Courageous! Esther’s acknowledgement of the possible outcome of her actions are clearly stated in Esther, Chapter 4. “Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I…

  • Never forget that God had a plan for Esther and God has a plan for you too! #BibleStudy #Esther

    God Has a Plan – Book of Esther Series

    Today, we start on a 5 part series about the book of Esther. There will be a new post in this series every Thursday throughout the month of January. There are many lessons to be learned through Esther’s journey and we will focus on 5 of them. Today’s lesson is that God has a plan even if we can’t see it. God has a Plan! Esther is a Jewish woman living in Persia and is being raised by her cousin, Mordecai, because her parents died. She was taken to the King of the Persia to become a part of his harem. But because he saw something special about Esther, he…