A moment of stillness (23).

Favoured by God. The king extended the gold scepter toward Esther, so she got up and stood before the king. Esther 8:4 Queen Esther received favour from the king. The story of Esther holds a special place in my heart but as we come across it one more time, let’s look beyond the human characters…

A moment of stillness (22).

The beauty of God’s providence. That night sleep escaped the king, so he ordered the book recording daily events to be brought and read to the king. Esther 6:1 This was the night after Haman made preparations for Mordecai’s hanging. God was working behind the scenes to destroy Haman’s plan of vengeance on the Jews….