Parents, in today’s Bible story your child heard that people can trust God even when difficult things happen. Esther helped save her people from destruction when she stood up for them in a difficult situation.
“But that’s not the end of the story. Appearances are not what they seem. The gospel story, like the Esther story, makes clear one of the most basic principles of biblical hermeneutics: ‘Without divine revelation,’ notes Jobes, ‘the human experience is inherently ambiguous and cannot be rightly understood.’” Bethany Jenkins writes “Esther and the Silent Sovereignty of God.” Read it here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/esther-the-silent-sovereignty-of-god/
The Daily Bible Reading today, found on the One Conversation page, tells about God’s extraordinary power. Make sure you find the schedule and read along with us each day.
In moments of pain, we naturally focus on the pain. Our first thoughts do not automatically go to ways to honor God while we hurt. Yet if we could step away from the pain and see what we’re going through objectively, we could see how our reaction to pain, our attitudes, and our words can still reflect a trust in God.
Take it Further: Check out the “Esther Helped Her People” section of the Bible Studies For Life: Kids Family App. Your children will love the interactive activities and games that go along with each lesson, found on this exciting FREE app.
This month’s Unit Verse was a reminder that we need to have faith in God with what we don’t know. He is greater than our circumstances and we can rest assured that He is in the details.