Archive for the 'Esther' Category

Esther

God being outside of time knows the beginning from the end and uses ordinary people to accomplish His will. In the story of Esther, God uses a young Jewish girl […]

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Retribution vs Retaliation

On the surface, these words seem the same, but there are subtle differences. Retaliation is the act of payback or revenge. The dictionary defines it as paying back in kind. […]

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Why did Esther Arrange Two Banquets

You can put a lot of speculation into this question, but I believe it was because God was guiding her. It’s possible that the king’s mood wasn’t quite right and […]

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Consequences of Saul’s Disobedience to Wipe out the Amalekites

Amalek was the grandson of Esau who was father of the Edomites. Amalek was born to Esau’s son Eliphaz and his concubine Timna (Gen 36:16). Historically, the Edomites have always […]

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Feast of Purim

The feast of Purim celebrates the victory of Esther and Mordecai over Haman. Haman had a hatred for the Jews and succeeded in getting King Xerxes to order the extermination […]

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