Esther was a type of Christ.
Esther was a replacement monarch. Her predecessor as queen had failed. A wide search was made to find the best candidate to take the crown. Esther was groomed especially for the task. She was humble and chaste, and followed the instructions of her relative Mordecai. She won the king’s favor as the best of all the candidates and became queen. She then risked everything to save her people from destruction. In doing so, she saved herself and her people.
Adam had been made to rule the earth. However, Adam failed and Jesus was chosen to be his replacement. God searched through all humanity and saw that all had sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Jesus was the only sinless one. He was groomed for His role. He was humble and chaste. He followed the instructions of the earthly family to whom He had been entrusted as well as to the heavenly Father who had watched over Him. Jesus won the favor of God, as this utterance was made from heaven: “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.” He then risked everything to save His people from destruction by sin. In doing so, He saved all of humanity for Himself.
The purpose of this blog is to praise Jesus Christ in biblical terms.