Sermons on Esther

The King Could Not Sleep

Text: Esther 6 and 7 After a sleepless night, King Xerxes reads the account of when Mordecai saved his life. Fearful nothing was done to honor Mordecai, he consults Haman, who selfishly assumes the king intends to honor him and thus proposes an elaborate plan. Then comes the moment we’ve all been waiting for; Esther…

He Had the Gallows Made

Text:  Esther 5 After Esther completes three days of fasting, she develops a strategy to inform the King of Haman’s power play.  First, she must approach the King in an unlawful manner.  In doing so, she places herself at the mercy of the King.  She then invites The King and Haman to consecutive banquets.  Along the…

Sought to Destroy

Text:  Esther 2:19 – 3:15 Mordecai immediately chooses to reveal a plan which would have brought harm to the King.  He was faithful.  The villain (Haman) enters the story and when Mordecai refuses to bow to worship him, he devises a plan that would wipe out the entire Jewish race.

A Tale of Two Queens

Text: Esther 1:10 – 2:18 In this challenging section of God’s word we encounter male abusers, sensuality, forced compliance, drunkenness and leering lust. Yet, through all these displays of random wickedness and carnal indulgence God was working to protect His covenant people. What emerges as ultimately victorious is not physically beauty but inward character. We…

A Tale of Two Kings

Text: Esther 1: 1-9 This morning we launch a new series in the book of Esther, which features the incredible story of a powerful God and a godly woman. Though we will not see God’s name specifically mentioned in this narrative, we will absolutely see His hand at work to save His people and fulfill…