This week’s Bible Art challenge is based on Ester Chapter 1 – Chapter 10 Your task is to read a chapter each day and create a piece of art to represent the story based on your interpretation.
You can be as creative as you wish and present your art in any form. Share your pictures by uploading them here
Below is a summary of each chapter you can use to help you with your artwork.
Est1: King Ahasuerus gave a feast for all his officials. Queen Vashti refused to come to him, so the wise men advised him to replace her.
Est2: Mordecai raised Esther. She was taken into the king’s harem and was chosen as queen. Mordecai told Esther of a plot against the king.
Est3: Ahasuerus promoted Haman, but Mordecai would not bow to him. Haman asked to destroy the Jews. The king gave his seal for the decree.
Est4: Mordecai asked Esther to plead with the king. Esther said, “Hold a fast. I will go to the king against the law, and if I die, I die.”
Est5: Esther won favour with the king. She said, “Let the king and Haman come to a feast tomorrow.” Haman built a gallows to hang Mordecai.
Est6: That night the king read about the plot against him. Haman came to ask about hanging Mordecai. The king told Haman to honour Mordecai.
Est7: At the feast, the king asked Esther, “What is your request?” She said, “My people have been sold by Haman.” The king had Haman hanged.
Est8: The king gave his ring to Mordecai. Mordecai sent letters to the provinces allowing the Jews to defend themselves. The Jews rejoiced.
Est9: On the day of the king’s decree, the Jews destroyed their enemies. Mordecai wrote to all the Jews and established the Feast of Purim.
Est10: Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus.