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Scripture Union Daily Guide 21 March 2023 | Devotional

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Scripture Union Daily Guide 21 March 2023 | Devotional

Do You Know That? Daily Guide Reading is published by Scripture Union Press & Books Ltd, an arm of Scripture Union Nigeria. Daily Guide is a true nondenominational, interdenominational Christian Bible engagement/reading aid – meditate on the Bible without denominational colorations. May the Lord bless you as you study!

Today’s Topic: For  Such A Time As This!

Opening Prayer: Oh Lord, fill me with the power of the Holy Ghost as I study your word.

Scripture: Esther 4: 1- 17

Question(s) for Reflection
• Q 2: Is there any example for me to follow or not to follow?

Outline For Scripture Union Daily Guide 22 March 2023

We see Mordecai faced with a very difficult situation. Observe his response in v.1. As sad as the predicament was, there was still a limit to how far he could go to obtain help (v.2). Several human restrictions and protocols could hinder us from being helped sometimes by our fellow man. But with our God, it is not so. We are actually encouraged to approach the throne of grace with confidence, to receive mercy (in Jesus Christ) and find grace to help us in our time of need (Hebrews 4:14-16).

What obstacle was in Esther’s way (v.11; 2:10,20)? See how Mordecai dealt with the problem (vs.12–14). When is it dangerous to remain silent? “Who knows if God brought you to such position for such a time as this?” Esther stopped trying to escape from the problem. She determined to face it squarely with the power of God through fasting and prayer (vs.15–16). Esther made herself available to God, not minding the cost, even her life. What a great example for us to follow? See also Daniel 3:16-18.

Practice/Word Application
And so: Are you ready to serve the Lord in a corrupt and difficult situation?

• Any new insight or reinforcement of what you already know?

Closing Prayer
Lord, help me to make the best use of the position you have given me in life


And I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statute and ye shall keep my judgments and do them. – Ezekiel 36: 27

► The new HOD’s appointed lately for SU works at the National level.
► Their lives, their families and their labours at their former levels of appointment.

► The Spirit of service as they labour in God’s vineyard.
► Broader vision for schools and youths and Aids for Life Department, Pilgrims, Volunteers and Family Life Department of SU.
► Funds to execute assigned programmes this year.

► Lack of focus and distractions in the work.
► All forms of presumptions, thereby making light of their assignments.

Offer a prayer of faith in line with Isaiah 43:5

One Year Bible Reading Plan
Numbers 31, 32, Acts 13

Scripture Union Daily Guide 21 March 2023 | Devotional

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