Est 10: "The ultimate greatness of Ahasuerus and Mordecai.
What a wonderful moment is depicted in Est 10 -- typical of the glorious
millennium just ahead. The great king (Yahweh) spreads his glory throughout the
empire, through lands and seas. His faithful servant, Mordecai (Yahshua), is
next to the royal throne, the viceroy of Yahweh on earth, being 'great among the
Jews and accepted of his brethren, seeking the wealth of his people and speaking
peace to his seed.' The glory of the kingdom will be eclipsed by the great
antitype, when the glory of Yahweh covers the earth as the waters do the sees.
The downfall of all fleshly power will be as sudden and precipitous as that of
Haman, to make way for the elevation of the antitypical Mordecai and the
universal rule of God" (GEM).
The Book of Esther ends with a glorious picture: in type,
Mordecai portrays the Lord Jesus Christ, ruling over all the "earth", worshiped
and adored by all men, and especially by his own people the Jews -- a prince of
MORDECAI THE JEW WAS SECOND IN RANK TO KING XERXES: As
Jesus Christ was and is second in rank to his heavenly Father (1Co
PREEMINENT AMONG THE JEWS: Jesus comes in the name of
the LORD: Spa 118:24-26.
HELD IN HIGH ESTEEM BY HIS MANY FELLOW JEWS: Cp Zec
HE WORKED FOR THE GOOD OF HIS PEOPLE: Spa
SPOKE UP FOR THE WELFARE OF ALL THE JEWS: "Welfare" =
"shalom", "peace"! Cp Spa 72:3,17-19.
A final lesson of Esther: "No weapon forged against you will
prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you" (Isa