Oluwasola Jegede (Lagos, Nigeria)
[The Lord our God] raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth the needy out of the dunghill; That he may set him with princes, even with the princes of his people. - Psalm 113:7-8 (KJV)
As I was reading Esther, I found a detail that I previously hadn’t noticed. In addition to being praised around the kingdom at the end of the book, Mordecai became King Xerses’ second-in-command. And he used his position of power to speak up for the Jewish population, who were exiles...
My pain is a process that God is helping me through.
Those in my community who are poor
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