jaded adjective jad·ed \ˈjā-dəd\ feeling or showing a lack of interest and excitement caused by having done or experienced too much of something (merriam-webster.com) Dear Jaded Intercessor, The time is soon coming when you will breathe again, without that weight on your soul. You will get… Continue Reading “Dear Jaded Intercessor,”
Dear Candidate, I prayed for you. Well, I prayed for US. I prayed that God work His will and providence in our stories. I prayed for Ahasuerus to submit to the trouble and experience God. I prayed that we hold fast to Mordecai’s revelations… Continue Reading “Containment Protocols (Esther’s Call)”
Perhaps the most amazing thing about the Book of Esther is there is no mention of God, but He is everywhere. And, He is in control. Those of you who join me on the “recovering perfectionist” road know how splendid this is in concept,… Continue Reading “The Esther Effect, pt. 4”
We do not ascend to reign alone. That is, to think about just us, speak about just us, place value on just us, or act to serve just us. We imitate our Leader, who is King of Kings and Lord of Lords and, like… Continue Reading “The Esther Effect, pt. 3”
Esther’s model relies heavily on God’s timing, and encourages alertness and consistency in reigning. Our “shake-and-bake” (or quick, fast, hurried) approach to Scripture causes compression in the events of her story (when real events unfolded over time). But, by the time she steps up as her… Continue Reading “The Esther Effect, pt. 2”
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