“For if you remain completely silent at this time, relief and deliverance will arise for
the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. Yet who knows
whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”
On October 3, 1991, Frederick Chiluba assumed power in Zambia’s first democratic
election, achieving a landslide victory, Hisfirst act as newly elected president was to call
for a Celebration of Praise and to establish a Covenant with God before his people.
He declared himself and his country subject to God’s rule and asked for God’s blessing. In
1996 he was reelected to the presidency of his African nation. God had His man at the right
place at the right time. History is filled with examples of God’s perfect timing, but none is as dramatic as the
story of Esther.Before anyone even knew about the need, God was preparing this young
woman to be in the right place at the right time. Only a person with Esther’s character, occupying a position as close to the throne as she
did, could have accomplished the salvation of the Jewish people. God made sure it
God is never caught unaware. When things develop at what may appear to us is a
breakneck speed, God is always one step ahead. At the right time He maneuvers
circumstances, removes obstacles and raises the right people to accomplish His will.
Sometimes the future can appear very uncertain. You may look at your situation and
wonder how it’s all going to work out. Don’t allow yourself to be intimidated by the
You have this assurance at the right time and in the right place, God will provide for
your need. If this is a troubling time for you, trust God. Even now He is preparing someone
to help you for such a time as this.
IF GOD WASFAITHFUL TO YOU YESTERDAY, YOU HAVE EVERY
REASON TO TRUST HIM FOR TOMORROW.