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Can I be honest and tell you that I haven’t always loved the story of Esther in the Bible?

It’s one of the stories that I didn’t always understand from the first time I read it.

Let me be frank, I’m a very analytical person. I like to go from point A to point B. There is no need for A.1, A.2, or A.3. And there is definitely no reason to get sidetracked on C, D, E, L, M, N, O, P.

A two second question deserves a two second answer.

Now, if you’ve read the book of Esther, you might understand why I might not have loved it from day one.

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For Such A Time As This

Yet, overtime, as I have matured as a Christian women, I have come to understand it more.

I’ve learned about the culture Esther lived in.

I’ve learned about the prayer she put in behind the scenes.

Esther wasn’t wasting time, she was making the most of it.

That’s why she was born “for such a time as this,” back then.

But I’ve learned that we are all born for such a time as this, today. And that’s where today’s featured post comes in.

This Week’s Featured Post

Marty wrote about how God created each of us for our unique situation. I love how everything we go through in life molds us into the wives and mothers our families need us to be. You can find out more by visiting Marty’s blog, The Common Place.

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Made For This

Oh, and Marty, don’t forget to grab the “I’ve Been Featured” button for your post on The Common Place so your readers can celebrate with you.

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6 Scriptures about why we were created and a Christian link up #graceandtruth

6 Scriptures About Why We Were Created

“Everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” ~ Isaiah 43:7

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” ~ 1 Peter 2:9 NIV

“For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. ~ Colossians 1:6

“And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.” ~ John 17:3

“The people whom I formed for myself that they might declare my praise. ~ Isaiah 43:21

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” ~ Ephesians 2:10 NIV

Emphasis mine.

What About You?

Do you have a favorite Bible verse about why we were created? Share it with us in the comments below!

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you so much for the feature! I am humbled and grateful that my words resonate with others.
    (I am currently out of town and only using my phone to post so I will add the button as soon as I get back home.)

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