Thursday, June 22, 2017

Walking With the Giants: Esther – September 2, 2012

In this, the final message in the study on Esther, Pastor J.D. Surbaugh brings this powerful series to a conclusion by pointing out God’s sovereignty throughout the book of Esther, even though no mention is ever made of Him.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – August 26, 2012

To this day, devout Jewish families celebrate Purim which was a celebration established by Esther.  Pastor J.D. Surbaugh uses this example to challenge us to set up memorials of the faithfulness of God for the generations who follow after us.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – August 19, 2012

Just as the Jewish people celebrated deliverance in Esther chapter nine, so we as believers will celebrate our deliverance upon the return of Christ.  This message was brought by Pastor J.D. Surbaugh.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – August 12, 2012

Pastor J.D. Surbaugh explains why a “holy war,” like what is found in Esther chapters eight and nine, is not a New Testament practice.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – July 15, 2012

In chapter eight of the book of Esther, the king allows Esther and Mordecai to write a law that will not only let the Jews defend themselves, but also take vengeance on their enemies.  This message is by J.D. Surbaugh.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – July 8, 2012

This message by J.D. Surbaugh challenges us to be like Esther in our faith.  Esther believed and acted in a way that only made sense after God had provided deliverance.  According to a quote by Phil Yancey, that is precisely what faith is.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – July 1, 2012

In this message by J.D. Surbaugh, he explores the many seemingly insignificant circumstances God used to do His will.  He also looks at how God views the death of a wicked man.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – May 6, 2012

In the space of time between chapters four and five in the book of Esther, Queen Esther is diligent in fasting and in planning for her meeting with her husband the king.  This message by Pastor J.D. Surbaugh demonstrates the importance of continuing to stay at the task that God has given us while we wait for an answer from … Read more...

Walking With the Giants: Esther – Chapter 4 (Part 2)

Defining moments occur in each of our lives.  The choices we make during these times will impact our future for the good or bad.  Pastor J.D. Surbaugh demonstrates how in the forth chapter of Esther, the queen is thrust into such a defining moment.  How she responds will not only effect her, but all of the Jewish people.

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Walking With the Giants: Esther – Chapter 4

Before chapter four, Esther is unaware of her husband’s edict calling for the destruction of her people, the Jews.  At Mordecai’s insistence, she will take a more active roll in delivering her people from evil men – a roll that could cost her her life.

Message by J.D. Surbaugh, April 22, 2012

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