The Protestant Bible has 66 books. The Catholic Bible has 73, and the Orthodox have 80. How do those “extra” books fit into the chronological timeline of the Bible? Continue reading “The Chronology of the Deuterocanonical Books”
A young Jewish woman named Esther is the Queen of Babylon. She learns of a plan to exterminate the Jewish people. She calls everyone to fast for three days. Continue reading “Queen Esther calls her nation to fast”
Here are our bite-sized pieces of the Book of Esther: Continue reading “Outline of the Book of Esther”
Here are some great verses to memorize from the Book of Esther: Continue reading “Great verses to memorize from Esther”
Mordecai and Esther were favored by the king. They saved the entire Jewish people, and they won countless converts to faith in the One God.
Continue reading “Esther chapter 10”
People gather in angry mobs, eager to murder every Jew. But the Jews defend themselves and survive. Mordecai establishes a new feast called Purim. Continue reading “Esther chapter 9”
Chapter “D” is in Orthodox and Catholic Bibles. It reveals the letter King Ahasuerus sent to his empire to prevent the Jews from being exterminated. Continue reading “Esther chapter “E””
The king rewards Esther and Mordecai. He protects all Jews everywhere. Esther and Mordecai evangelize the world, and countless people become Jews.
Continue reading “Esther chapter 8”
Esther reveals to King Ahasuerus the evil plan of Haman to exterminate the Jews. The king orders Haman to be executed on the very gallows he had built. Continue reading “Esther chapter 7”
During a sleepless night, King Ahasuerus realizes he never honored Mordecai for saving his life. He orders Haman the Jew-hater to honor Mordecai the Jew. Continue reading “Esther chapter 6”