Sermon Notes

April 19, 2015                           Kevin Vandiver

For Such a Time as This

 I. What do you want to be when you grow up?

  1. Out of the mouths of babes
  2. A less popular choice

Confirmand question: What do you want to be when you grow up? Why?


II. Mordecai will not bow

  1. American idols

Confirmand question: Are there ways that we can refuse to bow? What are some?



III. Mordecai wails

  1. Fellow Jews and hopelessness
  2. The Only One—a New Hope
  3. Why Me?!

Everybody Question: Where has God placed me to     influence things happening around me?


IV. To the King’s Gate

  1. Clothes to cover up
  2. Lives at Stake!
  3. Mordecai Speaks
  4. Propelling Esther

Confirmand Question: What is a possible reason that Esther sent royal robes out to Mordecai?


V. A Light To Remember

Does God Work through ordinary people during pivotal moments to fulfill his divine plan?


Confirmand question: What’s one thing that you remember from the sermon?