Esther is No Hero (And Why That’s Okay!)

     Esther is known by most Bible readers as the woman who bravely rescued her people, the Jewish people, from genocide. She’s often described in a way which would give us the idea she was a courageous hero jumping at the opportunity to save her people. Yet, although she was certainly used by God to save the Jews, Esther is not the hero of the story. As we dig a little deeper into this passage, we find that Esther plays a secondary role in the salvation of her people.      Let me clarify, I certainly think one can […]