Chess, Checkers and the Game of Life, Part 2
Galloping hooves are storming once again across the highways and byways. The sounds of edicts being hammered into posts are resonating on every wall and down every street. Hearts are racing. Heads are pounding. What will the edict say?
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.