Chapter 18 – Esther


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Esther.
  • Identify to whom the book of Esther was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Esther.
  • Write the Key Verse of the book of Esther from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Esther.


AUTHOR: Unknown
TO WHOM: The Jews scattered throughout Persia.
PURPOSE: Continuation of history of Israel. Also to recount the providential care of God for His people.
KEY VERSE: Esther 4:14
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: God meets the crises of life with human vessels which He has prepared.
MAIN CHARACTERS: Esther, Vashti, Haman, Mordecai, Ahasuerus

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.