Friday, 20 July 2007

Jonathan Edwards on the Book of Esther

"It appears to me very probable that this book of Esther is a history that is a shadow of gospel things and times ... the great feast that Ahasureus made is the gospel feast. Vashti is sent for to this feast to appear before the king (1:11) ... Vashti though she was the king's own wife refused to come for she had a feast of her own. So the Jews though God's perculiar people refused to come to the glorious feast he made through their pride and vanity".

Jonathan Edwards - "Notes on Scripture" - Yale University Press, New Haven (1998) - (p60).

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