An Honorable Man: Mordecai

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/HonorableManMordecai.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: II Corinthians 13:1-10   I.         Because of Paul’s late arrival on the scene, his apostleship was at times questioned.             A.        In Corinth, though established by Paul, the church struggled with many sins.                         1.         There were some among the Corinthians less inclined to correct their problems or to heed Paul’s rebukes                         2.         Paul warned…

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What about the lineage of Esther?

Question: What about the lineage of Esther?  Know anything about that? Answer: “In Shushan the citadel there was a certain Jew whose name was Mordecai the son of Jair, the son of Shimei, the son of Kish, a Benjamite. Kish had been carried away from Jerusalem with the captives who had been captured with Jeconiah…

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Why was Haman’s face covered?

Question: In Esther 7:8 it reads, “As the word went out of king’s mouth, they covered Haman’s face.”  Does this mean that his face was covered because he laying on her bed and was much too close to Esther, or that he was now marked for death?  Was the covering of someone’s face a custom then?…

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How can one become a Jew?

Question: In Esther 8:17, how can one become a Jew? Answer: “And in every province and city, wherever the king’s command and decree came, the Jews had joy and gladness, a feast and a holiday. Then many of the people of the land became Jews, because fear of the Jews fell upon them” (Esther 8:17).…

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