Today’s post is courtesy of Penelope Powell, author of A Powerful Voice (available now) and A Furrow So Deep (coming summer 2017).
G is for God.
And He is the primary reason Christian Fiction exists. In every story told, whether explicit or implied, God is ultimately the protagonist.
Implied—like in the book of Esther. The name of God isn’t mentioned. Esther is taken then selected as queen by King Ahasuerus. When the very existence of her people, the Jews, is threatened, Mordecai, her guardian, tells Esther she may have risen to her place of honor to save her people. So Esther requests a fast. When they are delivered, a feast is added to the Jewish calendar. Both the fast and the feast imply God was at the helm of these events. He heard their prayers, and delivered them. As such, they commended their deliverance with a celebration. This account points…
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