ARE YOU AVAILABLE?
Esther 3:8-11,14-15-Esther 4:16 (403-404)
A. Are you available if _______________________________________ a need you are
capable of meeting?
B. In the O.T. there is a story about a courageous Jewish lady named Esther, the Queen
of Persia, who was needed to save her people.
C. Background and reading of Esther 3:8-11,14-15-Esther 4:16
D. Let’s use Esther as an example of one who was available to meet an important need.
I. Esther understood that there was a need to do something on behalf of her people.
A. Haman, an enemy of the Jews, persuaded King Ahasuerus to write a decree for the
Jews in the Persian Empire to be destroyed. Esther 3:8-10,14
B. Queen Esther received news about the decree (Esther 4:7-9) so she responded. Esther
Esther 4:11-16; Esther 7:5-10 (405)
1. When Queen Esther was available for a need, she properly responded.
II. Id like for us to consider three needs. There is a need:
A. To teach the Great Commission. Matthew 28:18-20 (730); Mark 16:15-16 (748
B. For spiritually mature ladies to teach the younger. Titus 2:3-4 (881)
C. To encourage those who don’t worship on a regular basis to repent. Hebrews
10:25 (888); Galatians 6:1-2 (862)
D. Are you capable of meeting any of these needs? Esther had a decision to make
And she made it. Esther 4:15-16
III. Will you allow God to use you? Isaiah 6:1-8 )518)
A. God will enable us. Philippians 2L12-`3 (868)
Conclusion: Our call is to be God’s instruments. Are you available?