Tag archive: Esther

Driving Down The Gorge

I hate having the lights tell me what to do, so I always make sure I’m below the speed limit when I travel down ‘The Gorge’. Esther 10:1-3 Reference: v.3 Mordecai the Jew ranked second in command to King Xerxes. He was popular among the Jews and greatly respected by them. He worked hard for…

Winners and Losers

Regardless of their new-found wealth, the girls still go through challenges, heart-break and pain. Esther 9:1-32 Reference: v.4 Mordecai by now was a power in the palace. As Mordecai became more and more powerful, his reputation had grown in all the provinces. (The Message Bible) Explore: There’s a new show on Australian TV called Winners…

The Game Cheat

It doesn’t matter how many hours I spend trying to conquer the game, there are some levels I just can’t get through… Esther 8:1-17 Reference: v.10 He wrote under the name of King Xerxes and sealed the order with the royal signet ring; he sent out the bulletins by couriers on horseback, riding the fastest…

R.E.A.P

Choosing the word REAP was not just a lucky acronym Esther 7:1-10 Reference: v.10 So Haman was hanged on the very gallows that he had built for Mordecai. And the king’s hot anger cooled. (The Message Bible) Explore: I have been R.E.A.Ping through the Bible for over seven years now.  Each day I read a…

Altruistic Behaviour

Many people do good things for others, but often they expect something in return. Esther 6:1-14 Reference: v.3 The king asked, “What great honor was given to Mordecai for this?” “Nothing,” replied the king’s servants who were in attendance. “Nothing has been done for him.” (The Message Bible) Explore: I can remember that when I…

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