Model Image I LIFE LESSON
“For such a time as this…”
The story of Esther in the Bible is brief and often overlooked. Yet time and time again the Lord has brought this story to my attention. Esther was a beautiful young woman, an orphan who was placed in a very strategic position by God that eventually saved a nation. Her outer beauty attracted a king. Her inner beauty made him love her and her integrity and excellence made him listen to her. At a pivotal moment when the fate of her people lay before her, Esther was faced with a decision that could have cost her her life. But a wise uncle pointed out a very simple revelation – “Who knows if God has brought you to this place for such a time as this?”
How odd for this little orphaned Jewish girl to find such favor with a king; to be crowned queen and have the influence to save her people! God granted her beauty for a reason. With it came responsibility. An empty, hungry world is searching for God. The eyes of our nation are attracted to beauty just as the king. In the age of the supermodel and superstar, he gave you gifts of beauty and talent and he brought you here!
When the shutter snaps to capture your image in print or the camera zooms in for your monologue, the world is captured by your gift. But what will they see beyond the gift? Will they see a young man or woman of honor and integrity such as Esther, willing to place their position and glory on the line to save a nation?
It’s no mistake that you are here. God has an awesome plan for your life. Who knows, perhaps he’s brought you here for such a time as this!!
“Who knows but God has brought you here for such a time as this…”
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