How strong is your faith? Does it give up after days of praying with no answer or months? Or, is your prayer unwavering until it gets an answer?
Why didn’t the LORD want His people to mix with the surrounding nations? Because they worshiped false gods and they will serve as a bad influence on them, which would make them fall into their trap and end up worshiping their gods, abandoning the LORD.
Haman’s ancestry was from the Amalekites see 1 Samuel 15:32. The reason Haman had a deep-rooted hatred for the Jews was that God commanded King Saul to wipe them out from the face of the earth. God gave Saul that command because they first tried to kill the Jews when they came out of the land of Egypt.
When we surround ourselves with the wrong crowd, we could be taken to the dark
Without the Holy Spirit, we are prisoners, chained to do the will of the devil. However, the Word of God cuts those chains and sets us free.
A person with true peace within finds joy, laughter, and confidence.
Here John is called a prophet of God. Not only was he a prophet, but he was also above those before him because of the unique role that God had given him before he was born (see Matthew 11:9-11 & Malachi 3:1-5).