Godly Living in a Pagan Society
As we move on from Nehemiah to Esther, we find people living with grace in the midst of a pagan society.
Today’s reading: Nehemiah 13:1- Esther 3:15
It is difficult to imagine more challenging circumstances than those of Esther. As a Jew she sought to be faithful to God but all her people who are in exile are condemned to death. What do you think you would do if you were her?
[For more reflections on this passage see the corresponding reading in my book Cover to Cover: Through the Bible in 365 days].