A friend and “big sister” in ministry shared a principle with me that Abigail’s Call is already proving true: the teacher/preacher must pay for every word we share. We must live it. Experience it. Go “through” it. I extend this to all of us… Continue Reading “The Talk Test”
Esther 2:16-17 Transition, by definition, means movement, passage or change from one position, state, place, subject, stage or concept to another. It is change. It comes from a word that means a going across or to transit. Synonyms: progress, shift, realignment, transformation, turning point,… Continue Reading “Transition”
Esther received three kinds of favor: Hegai’s favor, the people’s favor, and the king’s favor. Obtaining Hegai’s & The People’s Favor – Esther 2:9, 15 Hegai’s favor is kindness in and through the purification process. The favor from the people is admiration and reverence.… Continue Reading “Understanding Favor”
The latter parts of Esther 2:12 describes the “beauty treatments” the candidates received: six months with oil of myrrh and six months with sweet odors. Oil of Myrrh Myrrh is a detox agent, relieves stress; it cleans and tones the skin and relieves dryness.… Continue Reading “Beauty Treatments”
Esther 2:1-4, 12 These two calls were the the most non-traditional of the calls, especially since they were about purity. It turned out that the key word under this theme was providence. Keep reading…you’ll see why! The Command for Purity One event set another… Continue Reading “The Purification of a Queen”
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