Despite mortal danger, she chose to fulfill her destiny to advocate on behalf of the Jewish people. Esther’s decision to risk death to prevent the annihilation of the Jewish population of Persia stands as a heroic model for all people of faith.
With the current spike in anti-Semitic incidents, the Old Testament book of Esther provides a graphic reminder that those who devise plans to harm the Jewish people do so at their own peril.
While God set the stage for a dramatic intervention, the players who had been strategically positioned to meet a clear and present danger still had a choice as to whether they would fulfill their destiny.
Intentionally choosing to benefit Israel in a practical way invites the corresponding blessing God promised.
Israel belongs to the Jewish people; and, God’s plan does not include abandoning the land of Israel for any other chunk of dirt no matter how attractive—including the Baja Peninsula.