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I Am Esther

Esther was queen of an empire that spanned 127 provinces from India to Cush. Her queenship brought about a phenomenal change that saved the Jewish nation from Haman’s evil scheme. God had a plan to keep and nurture Israel until He was ready to liberate them from a foreign rule. However, Israel would have been annihilated before they were ready to be liberated. Esther was God’s servant used to stop that from happening. But this is familiar story. Truth be told, Esther’s queenship, as Mordecai remarked, couldn’t have been the only way for God to save Israel. Esther was simply chosen by God to accomplish this task. If God wanted, as Mordecai had said, God could have raised help from somewhere else to save the Jewish nation. Yet, God chose Esther. A young woman with no parents and raised by a poor, older cousin, among the subjects of the king of Persia, Esther was nobody. God didn’t just choose Esther, He elevated her to a place of honor in an empire where the Jews were …