Purim stands as a memorial to the reality that even though wicked men may attempt to destroy the Jewish people, it can never happen.
As pilgrims passed through the beauty of the Judean highlands, the hills were a visible reminder that the Guardian of Israel was none other than the Creator of heaven and earth.
The question for Christians is not What could we do? after the fact. Rather, “What can I do to combat anti-Semitism today?”
Esther’s decision to risk death to avert the annihilation of the Jewish population of Persia stands as a heroic model for all people of biblical faith.
With the resurgence of anti-Semitism, the Old Testament book of Esther provides a strong reminder that those who devise plans to harm the Jewish people do so at their own peril.
God set the stage. But, the players still had a choice as to whether they would fulfill their destiny.
May the promise of prosperity be realized in your commitment to love and pray for the peace of Jerusalem.