Item description for Esther: Reflections from an Unexpected Life by Jennifer Westbrook Spivey...
Overview A remnant of Jews living in a heathen country . . . A young orphan being raised by her God-fearing cousin . . . A self absorbed king in search of a new queen . . . A Jewish woman rising to the throne of Persia . . . A book of the Bible which makes no mention to the name of God . . .
Random? Surprising? Chance? Maybe at first glance, but upon closer study of Esther?s life, you?ll find that nothing is unexpected to the God who knows the beginning from the end. From humble beginnings in a city where she seemingly did not belong, God raised Esther to the highest position imaginable for a woman in her era: Esther became queen of Persia. The series of events which led her to the throne is remarkable; what transpired following her coronation changed history. There is nothing chance or random to be found here: Esther?s life was entirely a matter of trust in the providential power of God.
Through easily applicable Biblical truths, interwoven with personal and heartfelt stories, Jennifer brings a contemporary relevance to Esther?s extraordinary story. Join Esther on her journey to the throne of Persia and beyond. You?ll not only discover what powerful deeds God was able to accomplish through the unexpected turns that her life took ? you?ll discover what He desires to do in the unexpected turns in your life today!
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Studio: Ambassador Intl
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2008
Publisher Ambassador Intl
ISBN 1932307907 ISBN13 9781932307900
Reviews - What do customers think about Esther: Reflections from an Unexpected Life?
Esther Aug 4, 2008
This was the most inspirational and yet down to earth book that I have ever read. I would recommend it for any woman of any age. I gave one each to my best friend and my two daughter-in-laws.
Must read!! May 31, 2008
This book, Esther is full of wisdom, truth and guidance. Through Jennifer's book I have been inspired and encouraged to be all that God has created me to be and to understand and believe in God's providence in my life. Jennifer's writing style and heart has the incredible ability to captivate the reader's interest. I recommend this anointed book for anyone who wants to grow closer to the Lord.
Insightful and realistic Apr 14, 2008
Esther: Reflections from an Unexpected Life
Jennifer's book offers a great insight into the life of Esther. At the same time, she easily blends her own life experiences through the trials and triumphs of Esther. This book is very thought provoking, yet an easy read that immediately gains the reader's interest. A wonderful, yet gentle reminder of God's providence!
A divine revelation Apr 8, 2008
Thank God for this Book, "Esther" By Jennifer Spivey. I wasnt looking for this book but came across it by divine appointment. Its has the perfect combination of insight, revelation, scritpure and heart. Jennifer not only leads you into, but she shares the scriptures and heart of GOd and Esther in such a way that you can relate and put to practical use. She has a kind spirit and loveing heart for God and a desire to lead all who are searching to a deeper insight and relationship with Jesus. I couldnt be more grateful to her for doing it and God for annointing it.
genuine and practical Apr 5, 2008
Genuine and practical? Those were a couple of my goals as I studied Esther's life and wrote this book. Her story is so interesting - anyone who is familiar with Esther absolutely LOVES her story, but how can you apply the truths in this small book of the Bible to your life today? As you read this book, you will find out! Join me on this journey to meet an orphaned young woman who became a queen: you'll find that just as God was at work in her life so many years ago, He is at work in your life today!