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Aug 13 2016

Week 25: Those who stayed in Persia

This week we will do a little more reading than one chapter a month, but the narrative of Esther is so brilliant, I’m sure you won’t mind.

The story of Esther accounts for the aversion of a holocaust that would have rivaled Hitler’s.

And though God’s name is not mentioned in this 10 chapter account, His fingerprints all over it.

Click on the picture below to get a timeline and review of things during this period in Persian history:

Queen Esther as portrayed in modern Hollywood films. Esther a Jew became the wife to Persian (modern day Iran) king whose lead cabinet member planned to annihilate the Jews.

Queen Esther as portrayed in modern Hollywood films. Esther a Jew became the wife to Persian (modern day Iran) king whose lead cabinet member planned to annihilate the Jews.

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