Taking a look at the Old Testament: Esther

Learning From God's Word

“Who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14).

Rev George Philip preached a series of sermons on 1 Samuel 1-7, with the title, “For such a time as this.”

This title is taken from this verse in the book of Esther.

The name of God is never mentioned in the book of Esther – but God is there, working out his plan.

In Esther’s day, God was there. In Samuel’s day, God was there. In our day, he is, still, “the God who is there” (the title of a book, written by Francis Schaeffer).

Go back to the days of Samuel – “the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no widespread revelation” (1 Samuel 3:1).

Go back to the days of Esther – the name of the Lord was conspicuous by its absence.

Come forward to our day. Do you…

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