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A Humble Posture

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“When the turn came for Esther (the girl Mordecai had adopted, the daughter of his uncle Abihail) to go the king, she asked for nothing other than what Hegai, the king’s eunuch who was in charge of the harem, suggested. And Esther won the favor of everyone who saw her.” Esther 2:15

One in every of Esther’s traits stands out to me — humility. The above verse displays the posture of her character. Esther was prepared to take and heed her cousin Mordecai’s recommendation. She assumed that these in authority, and people given cost over her, had knowledge to share. Esther accepted the wonder therapies and the invitation prolonged to go to the king however she didn’t attempt to control the scenario in order that she can be above the remainder and be chosen first.

Esther requested for nothing — nothing particular, nothing she felt entitled to, no calls for — only a humble acceptance of what the king’s eunuch prompt. Although Esther had apparent outward magnificence, there was one thing stunning and winsome concerning the posture of her coronary heart. She gained the favor of everybody round her, together with the king.


Esther had no concept that what she can be referred to as to do in a disaster would change the trajectory of a nation. Her magnificence was beautiful however the posture of her personal coronary heart and her inner character was probably why she was chosen by God to avoid wasting her folks.

What can we be taught from Esther’s posture? We dwell in a world of entitlement, demand, striving, and competitors to be one of the best and get forward — generally on the expense of others. As we age, our bodily posture wants adjustment. Life occurs and the posture of our hearts also can get out of alignment. Ponder Esther’s posture of humility.

Father God, thanks that you’ll be able to modify the posture of our hearts. We come earlier than you in humility. We open our hearts earlier than you and ask that you’d ship us from any sense of entitlement, striving, or attempting to make issues occur. We wish to humbly belief you. Might the posture of our hearts earlier than you and others be pleasing to you. Have your method in our hearts. In Jesus’ identify, amen.

By Donna Mitchell
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