Grades 3-6 Sunday School Lesson
Bible Heroines: Esther Part 2
Esther is Challenged


Lesson Plan
Coloring Page

 Memory Verse:
“…and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”
Esther 4:14b
Key verses for this week: 

“Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.”  Esther 4:16

 “…we ought to obey God rather than men.”  Acts 5:29b

“Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.” Romans 12:19

Fill in the Blanks

  1. King                        made a decree that everyone should bow to his friend, Haman.
  2. Esther’s uncle,                              , refused to bow to Haman.
  3. Mordecai said he would not bow because he was a                       .
  4. Mordecai told                 that maybe she had been chosen “for such a time as this.”
  5. Going before the king uninvited could cost Esther her                   .

  True or False
1.  Haman wanted to have all the Jews in the kingdom killed. 
2. King Ahasuerus told Haman that his plan was cruel, and refused him permission.  3. The people of Shushan were shocked by the king’s decree concerning the Jews. 
4. Esther heard about the decree right away. 
5. Esther asked the other Jews in Shushan to fast for three days as she prepared to go before the king.