A Christian’s calling is to follow in Jesus footsteps. A great opportunity and we both know how hard this can be to accomplish. It all centers on our human mind - is the control hub of everything. The direction of our Christian mind hangs in the balance between opposing forces. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.
Esther’s story can be seen to parallel the walk of a Christian in thought-provoking and unique ways. What do Esther’s experiences teach us about our faith and our choices?
Esther was no more than 20 years old, and became queen of the Persian Empire but not because of some political treaty. It was because of her stunning beauty. Her pedigree for being queen (besides the providence of God) was that she won a beauty contest. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name (Part 1 of 2) for the telling of this amazing story!
The book of Esther reads like a movie script, complete with a beautiful, courageous young girl (Esther), a fearless hero (Mordecai), and the dastardly villain (Haman). It’s a story of faith, bravery, suspense, betrayal and palace intrigue with a satisfying ending. How does Esther inspire us today?