Tonight, we talked about the book of Esther! To understand this book even better, check out The Bible Project’s overview.

Some fun facts about the book of Esther:

  1. It’s the only book in the Bible that never once mentions God specifically.

  2. King Xerxes is the Persian king mentioned in the movie “300”.

  3. Haman the Agagite was a descendant of King Agag in 1 Samuel 15. Saul was supposed to have killed him and prevented this whole mess generations ago.

  • Read the book of Esther. 10 chapters.

  • If you only have time for a part of it, read chapter 4.

    • Mordecai seems to have faith in God, but also thinks there’s a piece that is OUR responsibility. Where do you think that line is? How do you find it?

    • Read this article: Fasting for Beginners. Is there anything on here you could try this week?