"Godly character is revealed in ungodly times."
THE SEARCH BEGINS: (2:1-4)
THE STAGE IS SET (2:5-14)
Esther's FAMILY & FAITH (5-7a)
Esther's FAIRNESS (7b)
Esther's FLEXIBILITY (8)
"As she is flexible, giving God the opportunity to work through this odd time, God begins to show her favor through her "boss"
Esther's FORESIGHT (10)
How do you & I prepare to meet the King of Kings?
THE "STAR" STANDS OUT: (2:15-20)
THE SPECIAL INCIDENT NOTED (2:21-23)
When the world is upside down and society isn't godly, how should I act?
"The Esther Tester":
1) STABILITY - Do I hold onto my family roots of faith in the Lord?
2) BEAUTY - Am I fair & lovely in many ways (inside & outside)?
3) FLEXIBILITY - Am I flexible in my circumstances without compromising God's Truth?
4) SAGACITY - Do I exercise foresight, discernment, and wisdom with what I'm faced?