The name of God does not appear in this book - unique in the Bible.
There is nothing miraculous in this book; it is rather matter of fact. But
nowhere in the Bible do we see more clearly the providence of God.
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Wife's Submission - The failure of Vashti to
obey the king results in her removal as queen. Lesson
explores the relationship of submission, wife to
- The concepts of watchfulness, modesty and the
providence of God.
Persecution - Haman, finding that Mordecai
does not bow down to him, determines to eradicate the
|Esther 4:1 - 5:8
Grief and Courage - Mordecai reminds Esther of
her duty to her people; she courageously goes into the
king, and invites him and Haman to a banquet.
|Esther 5:9 -
Peacocks, Providence and Presumption - The
king has insomnia, and thereby discovers he owes
Mordecai some honor - which it falls to Haman to
|Esther 7, 8
in Power - The scene in the courtyard as Esther
reveals Haman's plot to eradicate the Jews.
|Esther 9, 10
An essay on justice being a passion for the Christian.
These lessons were originally delivered in 2005.