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Esther 3: Haman v Mordecai (and God)

Checking the dates mentioned in this chapter, it appears that is took four to five years before the next part of the story happened. At this time Xerxes honoured Haman (an Agagite) giving him a position above all other nobles in the land. 297 more words


The more I read the Esther and Queen Vashti story, the more I am appalled by what the church says with regards to submission as they quote Esther. 1,230 more words

Magic Rings

So.. I’ve had this idea for a while now.  Every time I open another milk carton…

Surely these little tabs could be used for something! … 87 more words

Queen Vashti of Persia

Now it took place in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to
Ethiopa over 127 provinces, in those days as King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne which was at the citadel in Susa, in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces being in his presence… And he displayed the riches of his royal glory and the splendor of his great majesty for many days, 180 days. 1,146 more words

Biblical Women

I'm On Team Vashti

Why does the Book of Esther start with Chapter 1 instead of Chapter 2? What is the relevance of the story of how King Achashverosh fired Queen Vashti to the rest of the book, which tells the story of Esther’s rise to power and the king’s trust and the salvation of the Jewish people? 237 more words


Waiting for a picture...

It was just another weekend.

I ran some errands for my mum and I was waiting for a picture, literally.

No, it was not my birthday, I was not keeping tab on my weight and I wasn’t celebrating anything…yet. 207 more words