Week 9 Esther

Aug 6, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: No matter how the situation may appear to us, God is faithfully working for our good.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged you? What did you learn about God’s character through the study of Esther?

2. Read Esther Chapters 1-2. Who are the main people in these chapters? What happened between King Xerxes and Queen Vashti? What do we learn about Esther and Mordecai?

3. How do you see God working in these chapters?

4. Read Esther Chapters 3-5. How did Haman respond to Mordecai’s refusal to bow? How did this lead to the threat against all the Israelites?

5. Read Esther 4:12-16. What does Mordecai’s statement reveal about the character of God? What did Mordecai say about God orchestration of Esther’s position as queen? What did Esther say in response?

6. Read Esther 6-7. What happened in these chapters? What unexpected twists did Esther, Mordecai, and Haman experience? Did these things happen by coincidence?

7. How do you see God’s orchestration in these chapters?

8. Read Esther 8-10. How does the book of Esther conclude? Was this the way you thought it would turn out?

9. On a scale of 1-10, how much to you believe that God is working in the details of your life? Explain your answer.

10. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?