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Mordecai Confident of Messiah

Illustration:  “Esther” by Sir John Everett Millais, 1865. Oil on canvas.

“Then Mordecai told them to reply to Esther, ‘Do not think to yourself that in the king’s palace you will escape any more than all the other Jews.   280 more words

Advent Devotions

Chanukah

Before I came to live in East London I had never seen a Menorah. I was from a multi cultural part of England – I was born in Leicester – so was ever so familiar with Pakistani/Indian shops and people. 188 more words

Out And About

'Tis the Season....

…for people to tell others they should or shouldn’t celebrate Christmas.  So I’ll restate — the Bible does not tell us to celebrate Christmas, but does give sound Biblical basis for us to do so if we wish.   357 more words

The Christian And Culture

Sleeping With Goyim in Mandatory Palestine

December 08, 2014  /  Gilad Atzmon

By Gilad Atzmon

source: http://whatsupic.com

Whatsupic — In a superb video (attached below), Dr. Daniela Reich, an Israeli academic who specialises in ‘Israeli studies’ elaborates on her research into ‘Jewess / Goyim’ relationships within the context of pre 1948 Palestine. 217 more words

Talmud At Work

A Feast To Celebrate

The Jews had been saved from their enemies!  In chapter 9 of Esther, we read about the establishment of the feast of Purim.  It got its name from the pur, which was the lot that Haman used to determine the date that the Jews would be executed.   1,181 more words

The Queen of Coincidence

A man stumbles up to the only other patron in a tavern and asks if he could buy him a drink. “Vy sure,” comes the reply. 992 more words

God used Esther to save the Jews from annihilation #87


As a follow up to the Stalin story in # 86, I wanted to share Esther’s story from the Bible. In 473 BC Ahasuerus was king of Persia and Esther a Jew was queen.
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Discipleship Training