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  • Thy Will Be Done Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 136 ratings
     | 3,195 views

    In the book of Esther we will see how moves in the life of his people and places them in a position to take a stand for him. And when they do look out... (Real People - True Stories part 8)

    "THY WILL BE DONE" TEXT: ESTHER INTRODUCTION Today we are going to study the book of Esther. If you have never read it, or IF it has been a long time and the details have become a little cloudy get ready because this is an exciting story. There are 5 major characters in this book, and ...read more

  • Why The Devil Takes Visa Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 2, 2009
    based on 28 ratings
     | 10,875 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

  • Esther - The Fearful Heroine Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 29, 2006
    based on 66 ratings
     | 23,719 views

    Esther had good reason to be afraid of her husband. But she overcame her fear based on the sound advise of her uncle Mordecai... and so can we.

    As you’re turning to Esther 4 this morning, I want to give you a little background to the story we’ll be reading. Nearly 500 years before Christ, and about 50 years after Ezra had led the Jews back to Jerusalem from their captivity in Babylon (they’d been sent into captivity due their sinful ...read more

  • A Man's Home Is His Castle

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,577 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

  • If You Remain Silent Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 7, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 7,193 views

    Sometimes God’s people are put in a difficult situation and God expects committment. He will stand by those who take a stand for the right.

    “If you remain silent” Esther 4:14 INTRO.: Summarize the story of Esther 1-4. Events occurred during the last period of Old Testament history. In the middle of the 100 year period Israel was returning from Babylonian exile. The dominant world empire is Persia. Mordecai and Esther, Jews of the ...read more

  • Esther

    Contributed by Wincci Yin Chee on Jun 1, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,085 views

    FOR THIS COURSE, I was born, and FOR THIS COURSE I have come into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth

    Sermon Title: Esther Long time ago, there was a girl called Hadassah. She is a very beautiful girl and was a Jewish. Her parents died at her young age. So her cousin name Mordecai decided to take care of her. One day King Xerxes, the king of Persia gave a notice to all cities ...read more

  • Esther - For Such A Time As This Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Aug 24, 2008
    based on 137 ratings
     | 61,786 views

    How God can use us in extraordinary ways even in bad circumstances

    Esther - Preparing to be used “For Such a Time as This” Slide Have you ever faced a time in your life where your circumstances just seemed plain awful? Like things could not get any worse, only to get worse. Maybe you are in a marriage where it seems your spouse just doesn’t care about ...read more

  • Esther: An Orphan Who Saved A Nation

    Contributed by Reg Watson on Aug 13, 2002
    based on 140 ratings
     | 59,308 views

    A sermon built on the 50 Day Spiritual Adventure series "More Than Survivors."

    Esther: The Orphan Who Saved A Nation Esther 4:12-17 The story I’m going to share with you today reads like a made for television movie. In it we’ll find, suspense, intrigue, betrayal, conspiracy, and treachery. The cast of characters includes: a king, a queen that loses her throne, an ...read more

  • Hearing God In Our Life Circumstance Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,631 views

    God speaks to us through our everyday experiences

    How to Have a Personal Relationship With Jesus Christ July 15, 2007 Hearing God in our Life Circumstances There is a book in the Bible where God is not even mentioned! It is the book of Esther. It is the story of a young Jewish woman who is living in exile under the Persians. King Xerxes ...read more

  • The Beauty And The Feast Series

    Contributed by Ovidiu Radulescu on Jan 22, 2015
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,243 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

  • Esther A Hero Who Siezed Her Divine Moment

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 10, 2007
    based on 54 ratings
     | 18,381 views

    A message about seizing the moment right in front of us for God.

    Esther A Hero Who Seized Her Divine Moment I want to start off our time together this morning with these words from Erwin McManus Book, ‘Seizing Your Divine Moment.’ WHAT IF - you knew somewhere in front of you was a moment that would change your life forever, a moment rich with ...read more

  • Integrity Boshemity

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,422 views

    Queen Vashti teaches us a lesson of integrity in the face of adversity.

    Integrity Boshemity Esther 1:1-22 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On December 15, 2002 Introduction: I. Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these answers. A. They told me at the blood bank this might happen. B. I was working smarter ...read more

  • Esther- "Such A Time As This."

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 151 ratings
     | 3,912 views

    Esther became a hero because she responded to the call on her life to become an intermediary for the people of Israel.

    Esther - Such a time as this! Thesis: Esther became a hero because she responded to the call on her life to become an intermediary for the people of Israel. Video Clip of Simon Birch in pastor’s office. Point: “God made each of us special. He didn’t do that to show off, but because he has a ...read more

  • Do You Care?

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Sep 3, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,888 views

    Haman didn’t care what his revenge was going to cost. Ahaseurus didn’t care that his kingdom was in chaos. Do you care about the world around you and how your actions affect it? Jesus does.

    August 10, 2003 Esther 3 “Do you care?” INTRODUCTION So far in the book of Esther, we have been introduced to four of the five main characters. In chapter 1, we met King Xerxes and his wife Queen Vashti. We discovered that the king loved to be in control and when he found that ...read more

  • Epilogue

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 322 ratings
     | 2,967 views

    Greatness with God is not measured by the same standards as men measure greatness.

    Sept. 28, 2003 Esther 10 “Epilogue” INTRODUCTION His name is Muhammed Ali, and they call him “The Greatest.” With good reason. As an amateur, he had 108 boxing bouts. Because of his wins in those fights, he gained 6 Kentucky Golden Gloves championships, two National Golden Gloves ...read more