Superheroes Part 2 “Esther – God’s Unlikely Heroine”

Part 2

Esther – God’s Unlikely Heroine

 In cartoon world, there are two different kinds of ____________________. 

 A quick glance at us in this room would not reveal superhero _________________.

 God is not looking for ____________-world _______________.  Rather, God looks for _____________-world ___________________.

 God’s __________________ hand is all over the _________________ and ___________________ of our lives. 

 There is no such thing as _____________.  Since God is all knowing, He leaves nothing to _________________.


 1.  Heroes for God Don’t Usually ________________ to be Heroes.

 None of us were born with __________________ spoons in    our mouths.

  None of us have anything in our ______________ that           would qualify us for superhero status.

 Esther kept herself available for heroic duty through     ___________________. 

Esther 2:15, 2:20

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.

20 But Esther had kept secret her family background and nationality just as Mordecai had told her to do, for she continued to follow Mordecai’s instructions as she had done when he was bringing her up.


            The greatest consequence of our sin is not the    __________________ we receive but the _________________ we       miss.

2.   Heroes for God Must Sometimes Stand _______________.  4:11 

11 “All the king’s officials and the people of the royal provinces know that for any man or woman who approaches the king in the inner court without being summoned the king has but one law: that they be put to death unless the king extends the gold scepter to them and spares their lives. But thirty days have passed since I was called to go to the king.”


We never truly stand _____________ God.

 Where does it appear that you might be alone?

3.  Heroes for God are Ready When __________________.

 The first step to getting _____________ is getting       ________________ to Jesus.


Esther 4:14

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


Are you willing to believe that you have come to             _____________  _____________ for such a time as this?

 Are you willing to believe that you have come to your    ______________, _____________, or _______________ for such a             time as this?

 People are rarely needed for “heroic” service for            _______________ periods of time.

God moves into people’s lives heroically for         ____________ times but for _____________ impact.

 The question is:  Why not ________…..why not ________?