The Bible Thru The Eyes Of Its Writers

Esther’s Story … Part 4 (Chapters 8-10) Conclusion

Published: May 24, 2021 (Originally published: December 5, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

With the death of Haman and the elevation of Mordecai to Chief Counselor, you’d think my problems would be over, but we still had the extermination order against all my people in Persia to deal with. I fell on my knees and begged the King to rescind Haman’s order.


Esther’s Story … Part 3 (Chapters 4-8)

Published: May 19, 2021 (Originally published: November 28, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

The foiled assassination plot against the King can be likened to your salvation experience. Remember, due to Mordecai’s timely warning the two officers who plotted the King’s death were discovered and sentenced to die. Most translations of my story say they were hanged,


Esther’s Story … Part 2 (Chapters 2-3)

Published: May 17, 2021 (Originally published: November 21, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

As Esther might have told it today…

As I mentioned last time Mordecai is my cousin, although he’s so much older than I am that he actually remembers life in Jerusalem before the Babylonians destroyed it. When my parents died he took me in and raised me as his own.


Esther’s Story … Part 1 (Intro and Chapter 1)

Published: May 12, 2021 (Originally published: November 14, 2004)

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

(NOTE: Ray C. Stedman’s book “The Queen and I” was a major source of inspiration for this series of articles on the Book of Esther.)

This is part of Jack’s, Bible Thru the Eyes of Its Writers series where he tells the stories in first-person—as if the authors were telling the story themselves.


Job’s Story: Conclusion, Job 37-42

Published: May 10, 2021 (Originally published: September 20, 2003)
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 4 Job 20-36

Published: May 5, 2021 (Originally published: September 20, 2003)
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 3, Job 15-19

Published: May 3, 2021 (Originally published: September 7, 2003)
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 2, Job 3-14

Published: April 28, 2021 (Originally published: August 31, 2003)
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Job’s Story: Part 1

Published: April 26, 2021 (Originally published: August 24, 2003)
The Lord said to Job, "Would you discredit my justice? Would you condemn me to justify yourself?" -Job 40:8

Mary Magdalene’s Resurrection Story

Published: April 5, 2021 (Originally published: March 26, 2016)
"Because you have seen me you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." - John 20:29