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Get Out of the Grave

Staying with the breaking is what produces the blessing.

Pastor Steven Furtick said this during one of his sermons I listened to recently. It reminded me that one of my seasons of most intense spiritual growth, and a time that I felt that I… 839 more words

July 11, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today we read the eighth chapter of the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians and the first chapter of Esther.

July 11: 2 Corinthians 8… 114 more words

Faith

Vashti and Esther: His banner over me is love

On the face of it, the book of Esther is about a pagan king who trafficks young women, a plucky queen who refuses to come when called, and a humble girl of unknown birth who, together with her uncle, braves her way into the king’s harem and saves her people. 683 more words

Women In The Bible

From the Teachings of Abraham

“When you become adept at directing your thoughts to things that are pleasing, the unpleasing people (or unpleasing aspects of those people) will leave your experience.

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Spirituality

Lessons on Racism in Esther

In a previous post, I looked at the racial motivations implicit in the book of Esther. There, I argued that racism, persecution of people because of their race, instigated the crisis of Esther. 904 more words

Bible