In the Spring of 2020, I worked out my preaching schedule for the summer. First on deck – the Book of Esther. Long one of my favorite books of the Bible, Esther recounts a story of dramatic reversal. It is a story that gives flesh to Mary’s words in the Magnificat: the mighty are ripped down from their thrones and the lowly are exalted.
Esther herself is an unlikely hero – she never set out to take on that role. But she is prodded on with the reminder: Perhaps it is for such a time as this that she has been placed where she is in life.
For such a time as this.
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