"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
Big Idea: We’re born to make a difference.
A. Mordecai could no longer sit on the fence. Esther 4:1-3
B. Esther was unaware of the pending destruction. Esther 4:4-5
III. The Cost
A. We don’t live unless we’re willing to die. Esther 4:6-8
B. Timidity is a form of pride. Esther 4:9-11
A. There’s time that passes and there’s time that matters. Esther 4:12-13; Ephesians 5:16
B. Someone cares more than we do. Genesis 22:18; Esther 4:14; Romans 5:6-8
A. Take part in true fasting. Esther 4:15-16; Isaiah 58:1-5; John 4:31-38
B. Influence others by living in time that matters. Esther 4:17
Things to Consider