Esther’s Legacy was developed by Vicky Reed for the purpose of going through Scripture, Jewish culture and religion, and relative current events or issues and highlighting the “Mystery”. Namely the mystery is, in the words of the Old Testament, “I will be their God and they will be my people”. In terms of the New Testament we see it clearly in John 17, the prayer of Jesus, and in Ephesians, but also all throughout Scripture. God makes His people one and then makes them one with Him through His Son. This is also known as the Ministry of Reconciliation. Scripture is even clear on the administration of this mystery, the love of Christ in us and the power of the resurrection.
Like many things, this too can be distorted. It is the hope of this site to stay Biblical and direct us toward a true understanding of the oneness God seeks for us and with us. To be clear, this site will in no way advocate or tolerate universalism. Scripture is clear on the nature of the true Israel, the true church, it is made up of those who have placed their faith and hope in the Son He loves.
We know that according to the gospel we must believe in the Lord Jesus Christ and His atoning work on the cross in order to be adopted as sons of God. Jesus Himself said in John 14:6, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”(NIV)
This site also holds to the truth of the Holy Trinity of the Father, the Son (Yeshua/Jesus), and the Holy Spirit. God is one and yet reveals Himself in three persons.
As to the Name of the Site: Esther’s Legacy. This comes from Esther 8:17 that says, “In every province and in every city, wherever the edict of the king went, there was joy and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. And many people of other nationalities became Jews because fear of the Jews had seized them.”(NIV) A short lived revival to be sure, but one that hit the entire Persian Empire. For a short time they came together. We are here for such a time as this. We live in a generation that I believe is seeing the fulfillment of this snapshot in Esther. We can see that God is now bringing His people together as one in His love and in His power. What an exciting time to live.
Please enjoy the site and also join in with us on Facebook if you get the chance. May God be praised as we come together in spirit and truth to worship Him.
To the Praise of His Glory,
I am a stay at home homeschooling mom with an MDIV degree. I enjoy working in women’s ministry, teaching and writing. I am married to Kelly Reed and have two wonderful children, 15 and 11. I hope you enjoy my writings here on Esther’s Legacy.