As we continue the story of Esther, our next memory verse is the next step in God's sovereign plan to keep his promises to his people. Remember, as one commentator said, "Providence is the hand of God in the glove of history." Memorize this verse with me this week as we watch God's hand move history to his ordained end. As we go through this book, I will maintain the growing list of all the memory verses each week's blog post just as a resource to help you review as you continue to hide God's word in your heart.
Esther 1:19 (ESV)
If it please the king, let a royal order go out from him, and let it be written among the laws of the Persians and the Medes so that it may not be repealed, that Vashti is never again to come before King Ahasuerus. And let the king give her royal position to another who is better than she.
Esther 2:17 (ESV)
... the king loved Esther more than all the women, and she won grace and favor in his sight more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.