Category Archives: women

Silencing the stones

When Jesus made His triumphal entry into the city of Jerusalem on a donkey’s colt (that was a far cry from what the Jews were expecting in their Messiah, even though Zechariah 9:9 had prophesied it 500 years earlier), and … Continue reading

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Queen Esther saves a nation

At the request of his daughter, who was now Queen Esther of the empire of Media and Persia, Mordecai had gathered all the Jews in the citadel to fast for three days. Esther knew that approaching the king without being … Continue reading

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Queen Esther

Now there was a certain Jew living in exile in the city of Susa in Persia, seat of the king’s now queen-less palace, named Mordecai. And Mordecai had a cousin named Esther whom he had taken in and cared for … Continue reading

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Queen Vashti loses her crown but keeps her dignity

The book of Esther opens with King Xerxes of Persia throwing himself a very big party. At that time, Xerxes ruled over an area of 127 provinces stretching from India to Ethiopia. All the princes, nobles and military leaders from … Continue reading

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For such a time as this

“Yet who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 The Book of Esther is a remarkable story concerning Jews dispersed throughout Persia. It comes at a time when their period of exile was … Continue reading

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She had a Hotline to Heaven and used it often

by Marti Fischer Along with her husband, JJ, we continue to grieve over the loss of The Catch Ministry’s Elder and Prayer Warrior, Shar’i. The Catch Ministry would not exist without the power of prayer. And I am not sure … Continue reading

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Where beauty comes from

I have recently been introduced to a new organization that has chosen beauty along with truth and goodness as one of its core values. I think this is splendid. Beauty has never been an important value in evangelical Christianity, at … Continue reading

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Taking the high road

So whatever happened to Nabal, that foolish guy in the story of David and Abigail (1 Samuel 25) who refused to share his bounty with David and his fighting men, and would have met his fate at the end of … Continue reading

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