Devotional, Esther, Old Testament

Wrath Satisfied (Esther 7:7-10 Devotional)

7 And the king arose in his wrath from the wine-drinking and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg for his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that harm was determined against him by the king. 8 And the king returned from the palace garden to the place where they were… Continue reading Wrath Satisfied (Esther 7:7-10 Devotional)

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Esther: Act with Courage and Wisdom (Esther 7:1-6 Devotional)

So the king and Haman went in to feast with Queen Esther. 2 And on the second day, as they were drinking wine after the feast, the king again said to Esther, “What is your wish, Queen Esther? It shall be granted you. And what is your request? Even to the half of my kingdom,… Continue reading Esther: Act with Courage and Wisdom (Esther 7:1-6 Devotional)

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The End is Written, and It is Near (Esther 6:12-14 Devotional)

12 Then Mordecai returned to the king's gate. But Haman hurried to his house, mourning and with his head covered. 13 And Haman told his wife Zeresh and all his friends everything that had happened to him. Then his wise men and his wife Zeresh said to him, “If Mordecai, before whom you have begun… Continue reading The End is Written, and It is Near (Esther 6:12-14 Devotional)

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God’s Hands (Esther 6: 1-11 Devotional)

1 On that night the king could not sleep. And he gave orders to bring the book of memorable deeds, the chronicles, and they were read before the king. 2 And it was found written how Mordecai had told about Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king's eunuchs, who guarded the threshold, and who had… Continue reading God’s Hands (Esther 6: 1-11 Devotional)

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The Source of Joy (Esther 5:9-14 Devotional)

9 And Haman went out that day joyful and glad of heart. But when Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he neither rose nor trembled before him, he was filled with wrath against Mordecai. 10 Nevertheless, Haman restrained himself and went home, and he sent and brought his friends and his wife Zeresh.… Continue reading The Source of Joy (Esther 5:9-14 Devotional)

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Esther – Action after Fasting Prayer (Esther 5:1-8 Devotional)

On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace, in front of the king's quarters, while the king was sitting on his royal throne inside the throne room opposite the entrance to the palace. 2 And when the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won… Continue reading Esther – Action after Fasting Prayer (Esther 5:1-8 Devotional)

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Esther – Fasting, If I Perish, I Perish (Esther 4:13-17 Devotional)

13 Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, “Do not think to yourself that in the king's palace you will escape any more than all the other Jews. 14 For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. And… Continue reading Esther – Fasting, If I Perish, I Perish (Esther 4:13-17 Devotional)

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Esther – Risking Life for a Good Call (Esther 4:10-12 Devotional)

10 Then Esther spoke to Hathach and commanded him to go to Mordecai and say, 11 “All the king's servants and the people of the king's provinces know that if any man or woman goes to the king inside the inner court without being called, there is but one law—to be put to death, except the one to whom the king… Continue reading Esther – Risking Life for a Good Call (Esther 4:10-12 Devotional)

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Esther- Mordecai Persuades Esther to Help (Esther 4:4-9 Devotional)

4 When Esther's young women and her eunuchs came and told her, the queen was deeply distressed. She sent garments to clothe Mordecai, so that he might take off his sackcloth, but he would not accept them. 5 Then Esther called for Hathach, one of the king's eunuchs, who had been appointed to attend her,… Continue reading Esther- Mordecai Persuades Esther to Help (Esther 4:4-9 Devotional)

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Esther- Esther Agrees to Help the Jews I (Esther 4:1-3 Devotional)

When Mordecai learned of all that had been done, he tore his clothes, put on sackcloth and ashes, and went out into the city, wailing loudly and bitterly. 2 But he went only as far as the king’s gate, because no one clothed in sackcloth was allowed to enter it. 3 In every province to… Continue reading Esther- Esther Agrees to Help the Jews I (Esther 4:1-3 Devotional)