The Gold Scepter by Renee Fisher

The Gold Scepter
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Renee Fisher

When he saw Queen Esther standing in the court, he was pleased with her and held out to her the gold scepter that was in his hand. So Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter.

— Esther 5:2

Every once in a while we see glimpses of Jesus throughout the Old Testament that connect us with the New Testament. My best friend Monique showed me a connection between the books of Esther and Hebrews and the word scepter.

“When he saw Queen Esther standing in the court, he was pleased with her and held out to her the gold scepter that was in his hand. So Esther approached and touched the tip of the scepter.” (Esther 5:2; see also 8:4). “Your throne, O God, will last for ever and ever, and righteousness will be the scepter of your kingdom” (Hebrews 1:8).

I found twenty-six references to the word scepter in the Bible, starting in Genesis 49:10. It says, “The scepter will not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until he comes to whom it belongs and t ...


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