Monthly Archives: February 2014

For Such a Time as this (Part 12)

On the day they hung the evil Haman “King Ahasuerus gave Queen Esther the house of Haman.” (8:1) Esther then brought Mordecai before the king and explained their relationship. The king promoted Mordecai to Haman’s position and the queen put … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 11)

The day had finally arrived for Haman. When he went to bed he had everything set up to his liking: He was zooming up the royalty ladder. His bitter enemy Mordecai would be hanging from the gallows come morning. And … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 10)

Esther went and stood in the king’s court. If he did not hold out the golden scepter she would perish. He held it out to her. “What do you wish, Queen Esther? What is your request? It shall be given … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 9)

Last time we ended with the Hitler-like Haman on top of the world. The king deceived. The Jews doomed. And now we find Mordecai in sackcloth and the Jews in mourning. Queen Esther soon learned of her uncle’s anguish and … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 8)

We are ready to meet a new character during the time of Esther. His name is Haman. He stinks of pride and arrogance and ego. And of course, just as in our day, such people push, shove, and do whatever … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 7)

Previously we looked at the events surrounding Esther being made queen of Persia and Media. Quite a story! Quite a God thing! But in the telling we only briefly mentioned a very important person in that “such a time.” He … Continue reading

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For Such a Time as this (Part 6)

Queen Vashti was banished. Beautiful young virgin girls from all the provinces of Persia and Media were gathered into the women’s quarters. The girls then went through beauty preparations. This preparation time consisted of six months with oil of myrrh … Continue reading

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