And every day Mordecai walked in front of the court of the harem to learn how Esther was and what was happening to her. Esther 2:11
The story of Esther is the story of God’s amazing providence. Working behind the scenes, God brings the beautiful Esther to the royal position of Queen at exactly the right time so that she might intercede for her people.
But beneath this wonderful story is heartache.
The Babylonians had ransacked Jerusalem and taken away Esther’s relatives. Now
living as exiles, Esther is an orphan. Her mother and father had died.
Mordecai, her older cousin, is bringing her up.
But the heartache doesn’t end there. Esther is chosen for a beauty competition to replace the disrespectful Queen Vashti. If she wins, she will be […]