Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.

August 20- Review and Reflections

on August 15, 2013

August 20- Review and Reflections

Today’s Bible Reading

Esther 8:1-10:3

1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13

Proverbs 21:23-24


Review and Reflections

1. Read Esther 8:1-17. King Ahasuerus gave Queen Esther the ____________ of Haman.

Mordecai was given the king’s _____________  _____________, which he had taken from Haman.

Esther appointed __________________ over the house of Haman.

Esther asked the king to counteract the decree that Haman  had written against the Jews. Why could the king not revoke the decree?


Esther was instructed to write a decree concerning the Jews, in the king’s name, and seal it with the king’s signet ring. What did this decree do – what was the purpose of this decree?



2. Read Esther 9:1-17. Mordecai was great in the king’s palace, and his ____________ spread throughout all the provinces.

God gave the Jews rest and ____________________ from their enemies.

On the fourteenth of the month the Jews rested and made it a day of __________________ and __________________.


3. Read Esther 9:18-32. Why was this yearly feast /festival established?


What was this feast / festival called?



4. Read Esther 10:1-3. Mordecai was second in _________________ to King Ahasuerus.



5. Read 1 Corinthians 12:27-31. God has appointed these in the church: first _________________, second ________________, third ________________, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, varieties of tongues.

What is an apostle?


What is a prophet?


What is a teacher?


The best gift is the one that is _______________ at the time.



6. Read 1 Corinthians 13:1-13. God has given us wonderful gifts, however these gifts mean nothing if we do not walk in __________.


Love …

* suffers ____________ and is kind.

* does not __________- it isn’t jealous.

* does not parade itself, is not ____________ up.
* does not behave _______________ and does not seek its own.

* is not provoked and thinks no ____________.
* does not rejoice in iniquity, but _________________ in the truth.
* bears all things, ______________ all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

* never ____________ – it doesn’t end and it won’t let you down.



Believers should abide in faith, hope, love. Which of these three things is the greatest?



7. Read Proverbs 21:23-24. These verses show the importance of being careful of what you _______________.

What is arrogant pride?



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