Speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects
From Handbook to Scripture, Day 128
READING: ESTHER 1
The book of Esther takes place in 483–473 BC during the reign of Ahasuerus king of Persia (486–464 BC). Although the name of God does not appear in this book, His sovereign protection of His people who were scattered in the provinces of Persia is evident in its pages.
When Ahasuerus (known to the Greeks as Xerxes) made a feast for the many officials of the Medo-Persian Empire,