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Milk and Honey Magazine explains the Bible book of Esther and how we can learn to trust God just like Esther did through courage, faith, and Christian friends.

Perfect Timing

Have you ever felt yourself at the right place at the right time? Where you knew without a doubt that God was behind the scenes strategically opening doors to help you fulfill His purpose for your life? You can clearly see the hand of God in the book of Esther when she became the Queen to King Ahasuerus and was faced with helping to save her people, the Jews, from being annihilated by the King’s head-honcho, Haman.

Mordecai, Esther’s cousin, fills her in on Haman’s plot to kill the Jews, and pleads with her to approach the King and ask to spare their lives. Esther was reluctant to approach the King because no one, not even the Queen, was allowed in the presence of the King unless they had been summoned. A violation of this rule meant you were to be put to death unless the King extended his scepter to you. I highly doubt Esther thought, when she reached the kingdom, that risking her life would be included on her agenda of Queenly duties. Can you imagine, barely having your royal feet wet, and then you’re hit with news that would require you to possibly lose your own life?

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