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Exciting Announcement – You Don’t Want to Miss This One!

Esther Bible Study – Coming Soon!

Coming March 20th to April 7th – 3-Week Bible Study
Esther: Protection, Providence & Provision

 The events in the story of Esther reveal the plot of an evil man who desired to have God’s people destroyed, and the courage of one woman who stepped out in faith to turn that plan around. We can glean inspiration from her strength, her wisdom, and her dignity as we face our fears and boldly stand before the throne of God.

Esther gives us something to celebrate as it chronicles the deliverance of the Jews. The King at the center of this story is Xerxes (Ahasuerus), son of King Darius, and grandson of King Cyrus. During his reign, King Cyrus made a decree that allowed the Jews in exile to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple. While many Jews returned, many remained in the Persian Empire, two of which were Mordecai and his cousin Esther. Their story inspires believers to trust God’s wisdom and timing, and to stand strong in the face of persecution.

What some might call coincidence is clearly the hand of God at work throughout this book, as He protects and provides for His people. We witness the providence of God as He orchestrates every detail of the story. We see how every aspect is perfectly timed, and how the King’s heart is in the hand of the Lord.

The Book of Esther is the basis for the Jewish celebration of Purim—a feast that is still celebrated today. This festival commemorates the salvation of the Jews from the evil plot of Haman who sought to destroy them. Its full text, otherwise known as Megillah, or the “Scroll of Esther,” is read aloud twice during the celebration, in the evening and again the following morning.

This year Purim will be celebrated by the Jews on March 11th. And while I tried my best to get this study out by then, it would seem that God had other plans. And so this three-week study will begin on March 20th and run into the first week of April.

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Participation is FREE…

The study is three weeks long, and again I’ll have a FREE study guide that you can download, as well as printable resources each week throughout the study to encourage you along. The study guide will be right here on March 13th along with a more detailed explanation of the study.

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We don’t require sign ups for this study, but if you’d like to subscribe to the blog, you can receive email updates so that you don’t miss a post! Click here to subscribe (it’s free!) IMPORTANT: Once you enter your email address, you must confirm by checking your email and clicking the confirmation letter that’s sent to you.

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Additional Option… 

In addition to the study guide, I’ve created a journal (available now at Amazon) for the study, that’s unlike any other journal out there. This one is a Bible-study/journal combination that’s jam packed with information. In it you’ll find everything you need to complete the study. I provide insight, encouragement, thought-provoking questions, cross references, and more…

FAQ: What’s the difference between the journal and the FREE study guide? 

The journal is not only beautifully designed, it also has everything in one place so that you don’t have to download and print the questions, the weekly coloring pages, and worksheets. It also has a little background information here and there such as interesting tidbits from history. It’s designed to be a keepsake in which you can journal, and then tuck away for future reference.

It’s ideal for group study, because members can take their booklets home, answer the questions, color in the pages if they like, and bring them back each week to share their thoughts.

The journal is available now on Amazon. I’ve also provided some sample pages below so you can take a peek inside. (This post contains affiliate links)

(Please note: The journal is an optional addition. You do not require it to take part in this study, and will definitely enjoy the free resources I provide)

 

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 Esther: In-Depth Bible Study Journal – Now Available

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The study will run for three consecutive weeks, March 20th to April 7th.

But First: Come back here on March 13th for the free study guide. See you then!

You are loved by an almighty God,

Darlene Schacht
The Time-Warp Wife

16 Comments

  • Teresa

    Looking forward to this study. I’ve been excited since you announced this would be the next study! I just ordered the journal and it will arrive Monday!

  • Leeann Johnson

    I have purchased so many of your study guides but have yet to get to do one of your studies. I so want to do this one so I ordered it on line. Please pray for me that I will be able to participate this time. I love your 6 month bible study journals. Thank you

  • Leeann Johnson

    One more question how can I purchase past studies like learn to love, faith and provisions, a virtuous life, and the amazing power of grace? I would love to have them.

  • Esmeralda

    Very excited about this bible study. I always look forward to your new Bible studies, they are such an encouragement, blessing and a help. Thank you so much for all you do and for serving our Lord in this amazing way!
    I would love to see them translated into Spanish. It’s so hard to find good Spanish study material and your bible studies are so amazing, you make them so simple and easy yet powerful and helpful to grow stronger in the Lord.

  • Songstress Tricia

    I am so excited about this study. Esther is one of my favorites books of the Bible. I have taught on it several times to the youth at my church and today I am staring a Bible study group on my job and the first book they chose was Esther. I feel that God is trying to tell me something and this couldn’t have happened at a better time.

  • Christa

    Thank you for providing us wives with a study like this! I struggle daily in my marriage. My husband is a believer but struggles with addiction and believing the Lord can heal. Because of his doubts I find myself doubting everything as well and not loving my husband the way that I should. I hope this study will help me to be the wife that he needs so that god can use me to bring peace to my husband!

  • Donna

    I just bought my study guide. Thank you so much for doing this topic. I can’t wait for March 20th!!

  • Regina S.

    I received my Esther Bible Study Journal and I’m very excited about starting this study. Thank you Mrs. Darlene for all of your hard work and offering us the Bible studies and guides. May God continue to bless you and all the future work you will offer us.
    Blessings, Regina

  • Bobbie

    I ordered my journal (it should be here tomorrow)! I use your other journals for my daily devotions and love them! I’m so excited for the Esther series. It’s one of my favorite stories in the bible!!!

  • Jennifer

    I’m excited my copy will be here Wednesday!!! I just bought a lot of your prayer journals and started in Love! Yet I’m going to hold up on it. I’m going to start this one! I’m super excited and the pages wow can’t wait to see the whole booklet!