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Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dignity
     

Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dignity

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by Charles R. Swindoll
 

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Everyone loves a transformation story. Rags to riches. Plain to beautiful. Weak to strong. Esther's story is that, but it is much more. It is a thought-provoking study of God's invisible hand writing silently and unseen across the pages of human history. Perhaps most of all, Esther's story is the account of godly attributes like courage, dignity, wisdom, and

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Everyone loves a transformation story. Rags to riches. Plain to beautiful. Weak to strong. Esther's story is that, but it is much more. It is a thought-provoking study of God's invisible hand writing silently and unseen across the pages of human history. Perhaps most of all, Esther's story is the account of godly attributes like courage, dignity, wisdom, and strength—attributes that blocked an evil plot, overthrew an arrogant killer, and replaced terror with joy in thousands of Jewish homes.

Author Chuck Swindoll interweaves the ancient, real-life story with insight not only into the virtues of Queen Esther, but also into how the qualities that formed and empowered her can be ours. Esther is the second volume of Charles Swindoll's best-selling series, which examines great lives from God's Word and reveals the strengths and weaknesses that make God's men and women both great . . . and human. Many of the most beloved biblical heroes were ordinary folks. Shepherds. Fishermen. Servants. Widows. Even harlots and petty thieves. One by one, they changed the course of history.

Swindoll explains that these men and women did not become great in their own strength but were empowered by God when they surrendered their lives to Him. To live such a life that God considers great is within the reach of everyone who submits to Him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781400202232
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
07/29/2008
Series:
Great Lives Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
157,401
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.37(h) x 4.37(d)

Meet the Author

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the clear, practical teaching and application of God's Word. He currently pastors Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, and serves as the chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary. His renowned Insight for Living radio program airs around the world. Chuck and Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children and ten grandchildren.

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Esther: A Woman of Strength and Dignity 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I really became engrossed with the story of Esther and especially Chuck Swindoll's interpretation of life at that time. Esther's trust in the Lord offered insight to a solution to squelch the plot to destroy her people using cunning and not force. Women today should read and follow Esther's example of courage and patience and not fall prey to sensationalism to get what they want.I thought the book was outstanding!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
during the darkest most painful time in my life when nothing made sence and the lord seemed unreachable, someone gave me this book to read and it changed my life and opend my eyes that the Lord is always everpresent and working everything out.(hope) Thank you lord and thank you Charles swindoll for this wonderful book that next to my bible has changed my life.