Women of the Bible: Esther

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January 28, 2018

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For anyone who's ever felt put down, held back, underestimated or overlooked: this weekend let the Old Testament story of Esther encourage you to recognize your own power and potential - for such a time as this. 

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Women of the Bible: Esther

 

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“Esther”

Esther 4:1-17

 

 

  • Genesis 1:27
  • Galatians 3:28


Recognize your power and potential

 

 

 

Surrender your fear

 

 

 

Fiercely trust forward

  • 2 Timothy 1:7

 

 

 

See this week’s REFOCUS questions for deeper reflection.

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For anyone who’s ever felt put down, held back, underestimated
or overlooked: let the Old Testament story of Esther encourage
you to recognize your own power and potential –
for such a time as this.


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Women of the Bible: Esther


MONDAY: Esther 2:1-17
What are some of the limitations in Esther’s life? What are the limits in your life? Are they imposed by you or by someone else?

TUESDAY: Esther 3
Persecution is not limited to any one point in time. Take time today to consider and pray for the persecuted throughout the world.

WEDNESDAY: Esther 4:1-11
What challenges did Esther face when trying to do the right thing? What challenges are you facing today?

THURSDAY: Esther 4:13-14
What does Mordecai remind Esther about herself? What do Mordecai’s words mean to you?

FRIDAY: Esther 4:16
Where does Esther put her faith? Where are you (honestly) putting your faith?

SATURDAY: Esther 5:1-7; 2 Timothy 1:7
What happened when Esther stepped out in faith? How can you live in faith and not fear?

SUNDAY: Isaiah 40:1-26
What can we learn about God from this passage? Reflect on the vastness and love of our creator God who is with us in all things.

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Esther 4:1-17

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