Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Esther Teaching
- Scripture: Esther 1
The Prime Mover Esther 1
Providence – The ________________ and supervision of God over His creatures. -New Webster’s Dictionary
To believe in God’s Providence is to believe that despite how bleak or how awful things look down here God is at work for His own inscrutable purposes, and we will _________________ Him!
Prime Mover – A Self caused agent that is the cause of all things.
The Background of Esther V. 1-2
The events of Esther occur from about 483 BC until 473 BC.
180 Days of Showing ___________ V. 3-4
A Seven Day Feast V. 5-6
As many as _________ guests would be entertained at once in Persia.
Xerxes the King of ________________ V. 7-10a
“The great king, the king of kings, the king of the lands occupied by many races, the king of this great world.”
“It is not for kings to drink wine, nor for princes intoxicating drink.” -Prov. 31:4
The _______________ of Queen Vashti V. 10-12
The King’s Sorry ____________ Give Sorry Advice V. 13-18
Sorry Advice Leads to a Sorry _____________ V. 19-22
Be assured of this: God is active and moving even when life seems as ___________________ as Esther chapter 1.
David & Svea Flood and daughter Aina “Aggie” Hurst