Tag Archives: Mordecai

July 26 – It’s All About Me – maybe not

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 6:1—7:6; Romans 9:30—10:4 Everyone loved Gaston. The men wanted to be Gaston. The women wanted to marry Gaston. He was the village hero. He was the man who led the hunts that provided the food. The problem … Continue reading

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July 25 – Satisfaction

Psalm 55:16-23; Esther 5:1-14; Colossians 2:16—3:1 I can’t get no satisfaction. Ok, I know that’s bad grammar, double negatives and all, but, tell me you didn’t start singing that line if you’re of my generation. For those of you who … Continue reading

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July 23 – This Time, This Place – God’s Will

Psalm 138; Esther 4:1-17; Luke 8:22-25 You’ve seen this scene in a movie or a TV show at one time or another. The detectives are grilling the suspect. They know he isn’t the main guy, but he knows the plans … Continue reading

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July 22 – “Them”

Psalm 138; Esther 3:7-15; Acts 2:22-36 “They” are always around. “They” are different. It may be their skin color, their language, their culture, their heritage, or their religion; but “they” are always around us. We have a natural reaction to … Continue reading

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July 21 – Shadow People

Psalm 138; Esther 2:19—3:6; Acts 1:15-20 We see the scene repeated in many different movies. Two of the heroes are making plans in a dark hallway to do whatever they need to do to overthrow the evil emperor. The details … Continue reading

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October 14 – When The World Falls In

Revelation 14; Esther 5:1-6:13; Psalm 106:24-48 What’s it like to sit on top of the world? Have you ever wondered that? Have you ever experienced that? Haman felt that way. Xerxes had honored Haman’s request to exterminate the Jews. He … Continue reading

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October 13 – Breaking the Law

Revelation 13; Esther 3-4; Psalm 106:1-23 The law was so rigid. If you approach the king without being summoned, the sentence was death. The king had one opportunity to extend mercy, but how often did kings do that. Mordecai asked … Continue reading

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October 15 – Vindication Will Come! but when?

Revelation 15; Esther 6:14-8:17; Psalm 107:1-22 The time for the banquet arrived and Haman’s plot was exposed. He pleaded for his life, but then fell across Queen Esther on the couch. The solution of King Ahasuerus was that Haman must … Continue reading

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October 14 – The Humbling From God

Revelation 14; Esther 5:1-6:13; Psalm 106:24-48 Haman thought he had the world in his hand. The king granted him great privileges and the queen was throwing a banquet where the exclusive guest list included him and the king. No others … Continue reading

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October 13 – Knowing (and Using) My Place in Life

Revelation 13; Esther 3-4; Psalm 106:1-23 Sometimes the best examples of faith come from those who live each day with the quiet assurance that God is in control and base their lives on that idea. Mordecai was like that. As … Continue reading

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