Esther 4-5

“For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" (4:14).  Mordecai reminded Esther that she was not just an individual who happened to live in the royal palace.  Esther was part of the Jewish people, and God was working out His purposes through them.  Esther was called to be part of that plan.

God’s great plan of saving His people – Jew and Gentile – goes on. Like Esther, He calls each of us to play our individual part in “relief and deliverance.”