Obedience in Unknown Times

 Esther 2

Pew Bible Page 386


I.  Esther obeyed Mordecai even when it was difficult.                                           vs.  10, 20

    A.  Obedience requires trust.                                                                                    vs. 5-7

    B.  Obedience requires wisdom.                                                                                vs.  22



II.  Esther was obedient to the authority under which she lived.                          vs. 8b-9, 15

    A.  God gave her favor.                                                                                        vs.  9, 17

    B.  God's unknown plan was being fulfilled.                                                     Isa.  55:6-9



III.  Our obedience to Almighty God must be unconditional. 

    A.  We obey even when we don't see the full picture.

    B.  We obey until He calls us home.                                                                   Rev. 14:12



Have I asked God what He would have me do with the daily decisions in my life?

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Do I measure my love for God by my sacrifice or obedience?

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What is one area of my life which requires greater surrender for me to be more fully obedient to the Lord?

 

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