Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Two Brave Queens

Welcome! I’m guest posting for Gloria Dei Lutheran Church today. As a congregation, we are reading through The Story, a chronological abridged version of the Bible. The Story uses Scripture from the NIV and reads as a seamless story.

Periodically, I have been a guest contributor during this sermon series. Today I’m there talking about two queens in the Book of Esther—Vashti and Esther. (I’m cheering for both.)

Here’s a bit of what you’ll find…
And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this? Esther 4:14 NIV
One king. Two queens.
God’s upper story. Two lower stories.
God isn’t mentioned in the Book of Esther, and yet, He’s there weaving the lower stories together for His purpose—to save His chosen people from annihilation. Read more…
God is at work today—even when we can’t see it.

And who knows…maybe God brings us into situations—ones we don’t understand at the time—in His time and for His purpose.

To read more of my post, please join me at the Gloria Dei blog. And if you would, leave a comment. I’d love to know you stopped by!

In Christ,

Linking up today with Winsome Wednesday and WholeHearted Home.


  1. Love it.
    I especially love your sentence:
    God is at work today—even when we can’t see it.

    And when we can see it too - if we look.


  2. Amen! God works in such awesome ways, but we miss it when we're not watching for & expecting it. Thanks Janis!

  3. Thanks Laura, I always like what you share through linking up over at WholeHearted Home each week.


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