January 8, 2012
The Bible is full of wonderful and awe-inspiring stories. Some terrify us. Others compel us. Still others cause us to contemplate our very existence. Today we begin the story of Esther, a story rife with dark, villainous plots and bold acts of heroism. Here the stage is set for this historical narrative with the context, characters and clamor of the Empire of Persia in the citadel of Susa. We ask the provocative question, where has God positioned you in life for such a time as this?