God wants to work through you

By Belina Sithole The book of Esther shows that God works through people to fulfil his purpose for our lives: ·God gave Esther the gift of beauty, and this gift allowed Esther to find favour in the eyes of the King ·God used Mordecai to save the King’s life from the guards who were plotting…

God Saves and Rescues

By Belina Sithole Esther 9:1 On the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, the month of Adar, the edict commanded by the king was to be carried out. On this day the enemies of the Jews had hoped to overpower them, but now the tables were turned, and the Jews got the upper hand over…

Favour

By Belina Sithole The King and Haman were at the second day of queen Esther’s banquet when the kings asked again what Esther’s request was, to which she finally answered:  Esther 7:3 “If I have found favour with you, Your Majesty, and if it pleases you, grant me my life—this is my petition. And spare my…

Discern the time

By Hannah Ng’uni ‘Then Esther answered and said, “My petition and request is this: If I have found favor in the sight of the king, and if it pleases the king to grant my petition and fulfil my request, then let the king and Haman come to the banquet which I will prepare for them,…

Inner beauty

By Hannah Ng’uni The king loved Esther more than all the other women, and she obtained grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins; so he set the royal crown upon her head and made her queen instead of Vashti. Esther 2:17 In chapter 2, we meet Esther, a lovely and beautiful…