6 Things I Love About the Book of Esther

Esther is one of my favourite books of the Bible, and if you’ve ever taken time to read it, this won’t sound strange to you at all.

Esther was a Jewish girl who was not only an orphan but also a displaced person- a slave in foreign Persia along with her fellow Israelites. Her older cousin Mordecai raised her, and together they submitted themselves to be used by God, bringing about a great deliverance for Israel.

It’s a short book you can finish in one evening. Here are 6 parts of the story that fill me with joy, wonder and worship.

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