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  • The Beauty And The Feast Series

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Jan 22, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,915 views

    Vashti reminds us that in a world of money, sex, power, and applause, the foundation of true greatness is moral integrity. But when you run against the kings of our world, when you stand for what is right, history will never be the same.

    I know you remember your wedding. Mine was memorable not because I married the prettiest girl in the world, but because of the circumstances. For the reception we were prepared to feed around 250 people, but more than 500 came so… no seating place. We had to clean the place for the second ...read more

  • For Such A Time As This Part 1

    Contributed by Greg Laurie on Feb 21, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,757 views

    We learn that our lives belong to God. He created us, called us, gifted us, and now wants to use us.

    A True Fairy Tale? Everybody seems to like a fairy tale (especially little girls). My granddaughters love for me to make up fairy tales, and they always want to be in them. They act out the parts as I tell the story and they always want there to be princesses, fairies, and of course a wicked ...read more

  • Why The Devil Takes Visa Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 2, 2009
    based on 28 ratings
     | 10,520 views

    Wrong things to do when I’m angry, depressed, frustrated: 1) INVEST in pride; 2) BORROW bitterness; 3) TRADE relationships.

    Have you ever felt like the world around you was moving at such an incredible speed while you were standing still? I mean, have you ever wondered if maybe you weren’t going anywhere in life, at least not everywhere you want to go? Have you ever asked yourself, “Is God even at work in my life? ...read more

  • Understanding God's Guidance Series

    Contributed by Chris Kelly on Oct 31, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 8,788 views

    Learn with Esther how to understand and follow the invisible God through the incredible trials and challenges of life.

    Understanding God’s Guidance Series: Letting God Guide You April 10, 2005 A few months ago, I decided to read and study the book of Esther. If you’ve never read this book of the bible, Esther is the story of how God used one woman to change the fate of an entire nation. However, as I read, I ...read more

  • For Such A Time As This…

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Jun 24, 2005
    based on 131 ratings
     | 74,021 views

    The challenge Esther received is found in Esther 4:14 and it may very well be the challenge that our Savior has for you at this point in your life.

    Why are you positioned where you are? Why do you work where you work? Why do you live where you live? Why do you go to school where you go to school? Why do you go to church where you go to church? You do what you do because God has assigned you there - and here – “for such at time as ...read more

  • Lessons From Esther

    Contributed by Doug Stringer on May 15, 2005
    based on 161 ratings
     | 22,459 views

    There are many valuable lessons we can learn from the story of Esther, here are some of them.

    LESSONS FROM ESTHER We are in the middle of a lot of change here at CCBC. I know that the renovations have gone on longer than any of us expected. We are all looking forward to seeing things get done around here. Over the next few weeks, we are going to be having a few different services. ...read more

  • Preliminary Events Leading To Protection Series

    Contributed by John Walls on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,953 views

    Preaching in the book of Esther

    Introduction: This book shows the Provident Hand of Almighty God on behalf of His People. This is seen in the entire book. The Lord’s name is never mentioned in this book. This book is a good example of the saying “What man proposes, God disposes.” I mentioned in a previous message that these ...read more

  • Esther: A Queen Deposed Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jun 18, 2004
    based on 36 ratings
     | 6,668 views

    2 lessons about God’s providence from Esther 1.

    A Queen Deposed Woodlawn Baptist Church June 11, 2004 Introduction When you think of fascinating books of the Bible, there are many that might come to mind, and probably you have your favorites. Think of Genesis, with its wondrous accounts of Creation and the Flood, or of Exodus and the ...read more

  • No I Won't! Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 19, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,213 views

    We all know how heroic Esther was but we forget about the stand Vashti took

    He was half in the bag when it all began. His name was Xerxes and he was the King of Persia. If we pull up a map here we discover that Persia is located in this area making it modern day Iran. However we are told that when this story happened Xerxes kingdom stretched from India, which is up here ...read more

  • A Man's Home Is His Castle

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,361 views

    This is the first sermon in a series on Esther. It focuses on control. We can’t control life or anything about it. But we can yield control to God.

    Esther 1 July 27, 2003 “A man’s home is his castle” INTRODUCTION A rather weak-willed husband who was having some trouble getting his wife to submit to him went to a psychiatrist to get some help. He was advised by the psychiatrist to assert himself. "You don’t have to let ...read more

  • The Queen Who Said "No"

    Contributed by Rob Bailey on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,291 views

    Queen Vashti was summoned by her king and she refused. What happens when we tell our King, "No"

    THE QUEEN WHO SAID NO Esther 1 When she said No: She lost her; Title, Name, Dignity, Status, Popularity and her Power Why didn’t she come, when the King called? Maybe she was Tired, Embarrassed, Angry, or even Prideful I. WHAT WILL YOUR RESPONSE BE WHEN THE KING CALLS? What ...read more

  • Unrest In The Palace Series

    Contributed by Jack Martin on Mar 8, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,617 views

    Part one of a series on the book of Esther

    !0 Week series on the " Book of Esther " Part 1 INTRO : Hidden away in the obscure corner of the Old Testament, Esther is a beautiful story of human love & palace intrigue. The setting is in the days of Israels captivity under the Medo-Persian empire. Its the account ...read more

  • "The Burden Of The Cross"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 551 ratings
     | 30,864 views

    Jesus’ command that we pick up our cross and follow him is a choice, and a choice that doesn’t come without sacrifice, but also bring sjoy and fulfillment

    There’s the story of a soldier frantically digging in during battle as shells fall all around him. Suddenly his hand feels something metal and he grabs it. It’s a silver cross. Another shell explodes and he buries his head in his arms. He feels someone jump in the foxhole with him and he looks over ...read more

  • When Your Bubble Gets Busted

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Sep 27, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,490 views

    Lifes Detours

    WHEN YOUR BUBBLE GET’S BUSTED ESTHER 1:1-12 INTRO. ANGER, MALICE, DEPRESSION, DESPONDACY, AND RETAIATION, ARE OFTEN THE RESULTS OF HAVING OUR BUBBLES BUSTED. YES MY BROTHERS AND MY SISTERS, IF WE ARE HONEST, WE CAN ATTEST TO THE FACT THAT WE HAVE HAD OUR BUBBLES BUSTED AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER. ...read more

  • More Than A Beauty Queen

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 2,035 views

    a look at how one person can make a difference

    Queen Esther made a difference because: ----------1) She was willing to take a risk. —In the middle of life is if. —Faith is believing God for what only He can do. —2Cor. 12:9,10 ----------2) She took the time to plan. —No one plans to fail they fail to plan. —Prov. ...read more