Haman requires everyone to bow down to him. But Mordecai is a man of God and kneels to none. Haman is enraged and plots to exterminate the Jewish people.
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King Ahasuerus searches for a new queen throughout his Persian Empire. A Jewish woman named Esther is chosen. Mordecai saves the life of Ahasuerus.
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King Ahasuerus orders his wife to display her beauty before a mob of drunken men. She refuses. He is enraged, and orders all women to be ruled over by men.
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Chapter “A” is in Orthodox and Catholic Bibles. Mordecai has a dream of two serpents. Later, he overhears two eunuchs planning to murder the king.
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Jesus heals a man at the pool of Bethesda. He calls God his Father. His work is the resurrection. People reject him because they do not believe the Bible.
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Many years have passed. Tobit is very old. He summons his prodigy. Speaking from the Scriptures, Tobit offers them his final guidance and then passes away.
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Tobit says we are tabernacles of the Most High God. He foresees all nations drawn to faith in the One God. They rejoice with Jerusalem, and grieve with her.
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Tobit and Tobias offer Raphael a gift. Raphael encourages them to give it to the poor. Then he reveals his identity as an archangel and ascends into heaven.
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Tobias anoints his father’s eyes with the fish gall. Tobit’s sight is restored. He praises God, then rushes to welcome his daughter-in-law Sarah.
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Tobit and Anna worry that Tobias has not returned home yet. And in Ecbatana, Raguel gives Tobias and Sarah enormous wealth, and sends them to Nineveh.
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