"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine,
for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man
of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
-- 2 Timothy 3:16-17
Conspiracy (Esther 2:19-3:15)
Big Idea: We can trust and obey God in uncertain times.
A. God puts us in the right place at the right time to do the right thing. Esther 2:19-20
B. Right motives matter. Esther 2:21-23; Romans 13:1-7
A. Mordecai dishonored the dishonorable. Exodus 17:8-16; Deuteronomy 25:17-18; Esther 3:1-4
B. Pride leads to disproportionate responses. Esther 3:5-6
IV. Certain People
A. God knows the outcome of seemingly random events. Esther 3:7; Proverbs 16:33; John 10:10
B. Pride seeks constant validation. Esther 3:8-11
A. We live on a battlefield. 2 Chronicles 20:15; Esther 3:12-14
B. Have confidence in overcoming evil. Esther 3:15; Romans 16:20
Things to Consider