For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness, and honour. In every province and in every city to which the edict of the king came, there was joy and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. And many people of other nationalities became Jews …

Esther 8:16 -17

Today, Jewish people celebrate the joyful festival of Purim. It commemorates their salvation in ancient Persia from Haman’s plot to annihilate all the Jews.
Every day should be our ‘Purim,’ for we celebrate a much greater rescue – freedom from God’s judgement.
Do others want to come to the Lord because of the happiness, joy, and gladness they see in us?

Daily Reading: Luke 18:1-17