Hope Community Church
REFUEL Mid-Week Bible Study (February 7th, 2018)
A casual, topical bible study to help "fill up your tank" in the middle of the week. Come as you are and dig deeper into the Word! • Hope's Coffee Café - coffee/tea bar in the foyer from 6:30-6:55 PM • Child Care (ages 6wks-5yrs) & Kids "Mid-Week Mania" (grades K-5th) provided
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  • Hope Community Church
    1240 Jay St, Waterford Twp, MI 48327, USA
    Wednesday 7:00 PM
Week 5:
“Mourning & Mentoring"
(Esther 4:1-17)

In this lesson we'll consider the response of the Jewish people to Haman's actions.
1. The Jew's Reaction.
It included 4 important things:
Sackcloth & ashes are outward signs of inward turmoil or repentance.
Fasting is a voluntary abstinence from food and fluids for spiritual reasons.
Weeping is a visible sign of mourning.
Wailing is an audible sign of mourning.

2. Mordecai's Request.
1. The Jew's Reaction.
2. Mordecai's Request.
3. Esther's Reservation.
1. The Jew's Reaction.
2. Mordecai's Request.
3. Esther's Reservation.
4. Mordecai's Reasoning.
1. The Jew's Reaction.
2. Mordecai's Request.
3. Esther's Reservation.
4. Mordecai's Reasoning.
5. Esther's Resolve.
In Conclusion:
God is moved by the sacrificial actions of His people.
Next Week:
Prideful Intentions
(Esther 5:1-14)