For Such A Time As This Part 2 “Lessons From Esther”
Lessons from Esther
“Yet who knows whether you have come to the ___________________ for such a time as this?”
Will you see ____________ time as _____________ time to make a difference for the glory of God?
Esther is __________________by her cousin Mordecai to make a difference.
13 he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape. 14 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”
1. “Your time” is often ____________ the time or place you would have thought.
As a little girl, Esther would never have aspired to be the _______________ of Persia.
Esther came to her time through very _______________ circumstances.
“Your time” may not be the time you would have _______________ but it is the time that God has _________________.
2. “Your time” often comes as a result of __________________ at a different time.
Esther did not _______________ her Jewish heritage.
Esther did not ______________ against the process.
15 When the turn came for Esther (the young woman Mordecai had adopted, the daughter of his uncle Abihail) to go to the king, she asked for nothing other than what Hegai, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the harem, suggested. And Esther won the favor of everyone who saw her.
Esther’s life is characterized by obedience ________________ her time came.
Obedience to God ______________ often prepares us for our time _________________.
3. “Your time” involves _____________ activity and the activity of _______________.
15 Then Esther sent this reply to Mordecai: 16 “Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my attendants will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if I perish, I perish.”
Esther doesn’t go _______________. She goes with ___________ and with _______________.
If you _________________ yourself, you are very likely to miss “your time”.
“Your time” is often ____________ the time or place you would have thought.
“Your time” often comes as a result of __________________ at a different time.
“Your time” involves _____________ activity and the activity of _______________.