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November 15, 2017: Day 86 – Esther 10

And so it comes to a close, a nearly 90 day challenge.  Our next challenge will be a 50 day challenge which will begin on December 26 and it will cover the book of Genesis.  But let’s close this one … Continue reading

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November 14, 2017: Day 85 – Esther 9

In this verse we find the establishment of the feast of Purim.  But we also find some other details that are quite shocking and of which I had forgotten.  Did you get the account of the destruction of the enemies … Continue reading

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November 13, 2017: Day 84 – Esther 8

There is a lot in this Scripture, but there is one thing which I want to be sure that you are able to identify.  Notice how far the edict to reverse the original edict went out.  From India all the … Continue reading

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November 12, 2017: Day 83 – Esther 7

And the story comes to a rousing climax.  Hard to imagine any more suspense.  I also am having a hard time imagining Haman’s thoughts as he entered that banquet hall.  Needless to say it was not Haman’s day.  He thought … Continue reading

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November 11, 2017: Day 82 – Esther 6

Did you get what just happened?  Haman walked into the presence of the King with great plans to hang Mordecai.  The king asks him a question which pertains to honoring someone who is favored by the king and Haman assumes … Continue reading

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November 10, 2017: Day 81 – Esther 5

The plot thickens but we don’t know how it is going to end yet in this chapter.  But it does seem like one layer upon another is added.  I spoke with someone from church who after the first chapter of … Continue reading

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November 9, 2017: Day 80 – Esther 4

One of the most powerful verses in all of Scripture is found in this chapter.  Unceasingly I use vs.14 as a standard for my life.  Who knows, maybe for such a time as this you were placed where you are … Continue reading

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November 8, 2017: Day 79 – Esther 3

The plot thickens, but slowly.  Haman is infuriated that a fledgling, Mordecai a Jew, would not bow down to him.  He is told that Mordecai is a Jew so in order to hurrt him and his entire race, he decides … Continue reading

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November 7, 2017: Day 78 – Esther 2

This story is moving pretty quickly.  Esther is an orphan who was raised by her cousin, Mordecai.  She was probably orphaned by the great captivity of the Israelites when they were removed and taken into captivity.  So when Esther is … Continue reading

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November 6, 2017: Day 77 – Esther 1

The background to the book of Esther is fascinating.  I hate to send you to Wikipedia, but seeing in the comments that you are very familiar with it, I will send you there.  Check out this webpage and it will … Continue reading

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