First Glance: Esther 8

“Futhermore, many of the peoples of the country professed to be Jews, for the fear of the Jews had fallen upon them.” (Esther 8:17b) It is not our place to judge the inner motivations of every human heart. As a result of the counter-edict issued by Mordecai, the people of Israel are given permission to…

Sermon: Haman’s Fall

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to the book of Esther. Esther, chapter 7, beginning in verse 1. Esther is in the Old Testament – Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job. Esther 7, beginning in verse 1. If you do not have a Bible with you this morning, please feel free to take one…

First Glance: Esther 7

“Then Harbona, one of the eunuch’s in attendance on the king, said, “Look, the very gallows that Haman has prepared for Mordecai, whose word saved the king, stands at Haman’s house, fifty cubits high.” And the king said, “Hang him on that.” Esther 7:9 I was never a child star. On the only occasion that…

Sermon: Gospel Laughter

I invite you to open your Bibles with me to the book of Esther. Esther 6, beginning in verse 1. Esther is in the Old Testament – Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, and Psalms. Esther 6, beginning in verse 1. As always, you are encouraged to leave your Bibles open as we read and study God’s…

Sermon: Wisdom & Folly

In our jaunt through Esther, we have been listening to God’s Word as a story of redemption. The people are in exile, in great peril from the wicked plot of Haman. We hope, along with Esther and Mordecai, for God’s deliverance, which often comes in unexpected ways and from unexpected places. We have been listening…