The God of the Great Reversal
Esther 8



I.  God knew the despair of His people. __________________________ vs4:1-4, 7:4, 8:3, 6

    A.
  He was in control through it all.

    B.  He was their Deliverer._______________________________________ Luke 1:68-75

II.  God was working through the queen and king He had raised up.________________ vs. 3-9

    A.  The appeal from the heart of Esther.

    B.  The affection from the heart of the king.

III.  God brought joy out of sorrow, hope from despair.  ______________________  vs. 15-17

    A.  God desires His people to trust Him alone.

    B.  God desires His people to be thankful.__________________________ I Thess. 5:15-18

What situation in your life right now seems desperate?  Who do you know facing a desperate situation?

 

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How has God raised you up to be His instrument to bring relief or freedom?

 

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Are we trusting in God alone as our Deliverer?  Are we thankful to Him?

 

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