“FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS”
Esther 4:14 (404)
A. King Ahasuerus was ruler of the Persian Empire (486-465 B.C.) and there were
Israelites in Persia who had been taken captive.
B. Hamon, an official of Persia, devised a plan to destroy the Israelites. Esther 3:8-11,14
C. Through God’s providence Mordecai, a Jew, was an official and his cousin Esther
was married to the King.
D. They were able because of Esther’s position to save the Jews. Esther 4:1,5-16;
Esther 5:6-8, 7:1-6
E. Hamon was hanged on the gallows he had built to hang Mordecai (Esther 7:10) and
King Ahasuerus gave Mordecai and Esther gifts and authority (Esther 8:1-2). Esther
F. There are needs that we can meet.
I. There is a need to teach the gospel of Christ to people who are spiritually lost.
Matthew 28:18-20 (730)
A.. Making disciples involves four steps.
Step one: Go. V19
Step two: Teach the gospel. Mark 16:15 (748)
Step three: Baptize those who believe. Mark 16:16: V19
Step four: Continue to teach the new converts.
II. There is a need to restore those who have been overtaken in a fault.
Galatians 6:1-2 (862)
A. Attitude to have:
B. Will you be available?
III. There is a need for spiritually mature ladies to teach the younger ladies. Titus
A. Concerns we should have:
Conclusion: Review and question