More Than Royalty and Romance

“Who knows if perhaps you were made queen for just such a time as this?”

(Esther 4:14 NLT)

God had greater things in mind for Esther than just royalty and romance. He used her to save the lives of her Jewish people when she realized her purpose in life. We find a similar pattern in the lives of other men and women who became kings and queens in the Bible. Although Joseph was a prince among his brothers, his purpose in life was also to save lives (Genesis 50:20; Deuteronomy 33:16). And Jesus, the Messiah, our King, came to seek and save the lost (Luke 19:10).

There’s got to be more to life than just meeting prince charming, getting married, having kids and whatever else society defines as our sole purpose in life. God “wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth” (1 Timothy 2:4 NIV), and He is looking for people who will make that their purpose in life. Let’s not just know Jesus, let’s make Him known.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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