you can make a difference - book of esther
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DESCRIPTIONI shared this message from the Book of Esther in my Church sometime ago. Here are some key points.
- 1.You can make a Difference Book of Esther. By : Servant of the Cross The Living Spring
2. You Can Make a Differences In reading this story recently I noticed some traits in Esther & Modecai that could explain why they were used by God to make a difference in the lives of others. lessons From the Book of Esther The Living Spring We are going to look at two Biblical characters and learn from them. For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope." Romans 15:4 In them, we will discover principles that are timeless in their application. Although the Old Testament describes a time different from our own, with respect to specific requirements, it is valuable for the purpose of learning about man's relationship with God. 3. You Can Make a Differences A belief that God's hand was on their lives and guiding them. Modecai's question to the Queen is the most famous quotation from the entire book: " Who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?" Esther 4:14 Sense of Destiny The Living Spring 1st The People of God has a :- 4. You Can Make a Difference " If you remain silence at this time," Modecai said, Relief and deliverance will arise from another place". Esther 4:13 Expectancy The Living Spring Even if some might perish in the meantime, it never occurred to Modecai that God wouldn't do something to save his people and to stop the king's order. 2nt These People has an :- 5. You Can Make a Differences' These people fast and pray for three days before taking action. Go, gather together all the Jews in Susa and fast for me. Clearly they wanted divine blessing as they launched their plan. Esther 4:16 . Submission to God The Living Spring 3rd throughout the dramas there is a: - (Esther had great confidence in the power of prayer, particularly in the fellowship of other believers in prayer. If we are facing trying circumstances, it will be wise to solicit prayer support of other Christians. We need to admit that we have a need and ask our friends to stand with us in prayer.) 6. You Can Make a Diffrences Queen Esther knew that her plan to approach the king was dangerous, but she announced her decision to Modecai: I will go to the king, Esther affirm, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish. Esther 4:16 Willingness to take a risk The Living Spring 4th Finally there was a: - (God may want us to carry out some unpleasant task. It may involve confronting someone whom we rather avoid or admitting something we may try to hide, as it did with Esther. But if we know it to be the will of God we must do it. And God will honor it. He did it for Esther.) 7. You Can Make a Differences Throughout the Bible, we see examples of God working through individuals. Most often they seemed unlikely and sometimes they were surprised. Few of us had heard of Modecai and Esther when their adventure began. Even as God worked through Modecai and Esther he can work through us today. And who knows, you may be where you are in this church "for such a time as this." lessons From Esther The Living Spring