Esther was raised in a time where people followed their own desires.
Esther 1:1-4 NIV
Esther didn’t choose her position, but chose to follow in the midst of it.
Esther followed wherever God led.
“If the light that is on you is brighter than the light that is in you, the light that is on you will destroy you.”Christine Caine
Mordecai chose to follow.
“Your greatest accomplishment may not be something you do but someone you raise.”Andy Stanley
Mordecai followed daily.
“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”Corrie Ten Boone
Mordecai led Esther to follow God’s plan.
“For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you—guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.” 2 Timothy 1:6-7, 14