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Creation: God reveals His goodness through creation and His mercy in response to sin.
Patriarchs: God reveals His response to the faithfulness of men (Job, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph).
Exodus: God liberates Israel, and leads them to the Promised Land and shapes them into a nation holy to Himself.
Conquest: Joshua, relying on God’s presence and power, leads Israel to possess and settle the Promised Land.
Judges: Every man does what is right in his own eyes, and Israel falls into the sin cycle.
Kingdom: Israel asks for a king and God raises up a succession of kings from Saul to Solomon who rule over a united Israel.
Divided: Israel divides into the northern and southern kingdoms and each descends into rebellion and idolatry, inciting God’s judgment.
Cast of Characters
Esther 2 & 6
King of the Darkest Night
Mordecai’s Good Deed
The King’s Sleepless Night
Dark Night Turned to Light
At what other places in Scripture does God intervene when things look hopeless?
Abraham and Sarah
Jacob’s family in the famine
Children of Israel at the Red Sea
Hezekiah facing the Assyrians
The death of Jesus
Can God still intervene at hopeless times in our lives today?
What are some verses that give us that confidence?
Psalm 27:5For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock.
John 16:33 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.
How does a faith that is confident in God’s ability to bring hope look when applied to our daily lives?
The Books of Esther, Ezra, Nehemiah(2pts)
Bonus Questions (4pts)
“…it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded to the Jews, the satraps, the governors and the princes of the provinces which extended from India to Ethiopia, 127 provinces..” (Esther 8:9)