Dan Kim - The Danger to God’s People
King’s request refused: "when King
Xerxes .....commanded...to bring before him Queen Vashti,
wearing her royal crown...Queen Vashti refused to come.
Then the king became furious and burned with anger..."
Esther 1: 10-11
Queen of Persia removed: "... that Vashti is never again
to enter the presence of King Xerxes..." Esther 1:19
Esther becomes Queen of Persia: ‘...Now the king was at-tracted
to Esther more than to any of the other women…..
And approval more than any of the other virgins. So he set
a royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of
Vashti.” Esther 2:17
King of Persia gives permission to kill all Jewish People: "...a decree be issued to destroy them, and I will give ten thousand talents of silver to the king’s administrators for the royal treasury….So the king took his signet ring from his finger and gave it to Haman, the Agagite…..the enemy of the Jews...do with the people as you please…” Esther 3