The Gospel According to Esther, Part 1
While Esther's story is one of intrigue and has all the makings of a literary classic, it is fundamentally a picture of the gospel. If we miss Jesus in these pages, we've missed everything.
Imagine how confusing and tiring it would be to play chess with one hand while playing checkers with the other. Yet that’s a bit like the Christian life, isn’t it? On the one hand, Satan is tempting and accusing us; on the other, the world is testing us. Thankfully, as Stephen reminds us in this gripping exposition of Esther chapter 7, behind the scenes, God is moving the pieces to insure that victory is our only outcome.