God amid the shadows

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God amid the shadows

  1. 1. “God amid the Shadows”
  2. 2. Esther 4:14 (KJV) For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?
  3. 3. The Jewish Feast of Purim
  4. 4. The Persian king Ahasuerus has a great banquet
  5. 5. Beautiful young women were selected from all over the empire from whom a new queen would be chosen
  6. 6. We are introduced to Haman, a vain and power hungry man, who was promoted to a high position by the king
  7. 7. Mordecai and the Jews grieved when they learned of their fate
  8. 8. Esther 4:14 (KJV) For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?
  9. 9. Esther begins her plan to help her people
  10. 10. During the night the king could not sleep, so he had the king’s records read to him
  11. 11. At the banquet, Esther told the king of the plot to kill her and her people.
  12. 12. Mordecai was put into Haman’s place of power and an order was given for Jews everywhere to defend themselves
  13. 13. Romans 11:33 (KJV) O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

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