SKEPTIC DEV0 Esther Topical Outline

All the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small 1:20

Trivia: What book did King Ahasuerus ask to be read to him to help him fall asleep?

The Book of Esther

1 Vashti refuses to entertain the king's drunken guests (1-22)

2 Esther wins the fair young virgin contest (and becomes queen) (1-18)

     Two men are hanged for conspiring to kill the king (19-23)

3 Haman and the king schedule a kingdom-wide kill-the-Jews day (1-15)

4 Mordecai asks Esther for help (1-17)

5 Esther's dinner party (1-8)

     Haman plans to hang Mordecai (9-14)

6 The king honors Mordecai (1-14)

7 Haman is hanged on the gallows he built to hang Mordecai (1-10)

8 The king permits the Jews to kill those who might kill them (1-17)

9 The Jews slaughter more than 75,000 people (1-16)

     They celebrate the slaughter with a two-day party (Purim) (17-32)

10 Mordecai was great among Jews (1-3)

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