Relationships Should Look Like Based On Esther's Life

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In this essay I am writing about what a relationship should look like. It should be centered around God and should model what relationships look like based on the Bible. It should correspond with Biblical teaching.

What should a relationship look like based on Esther’s life? Esther was chosen by a king in a contest to be his wife and it says that “the King loved Esther more than all the women” Esther 2:17. Now because he loved her and was so happy to marry her that he held a great feast for others, took away taxes and gave gifts with great generosity. The love the king had for Esther made him a better, more generous person. This is what should come out of a relationship. Both people should be drawn to becoming better whether that
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Verse 11 says “therefore encourage one another and build one another up just as you are doing.” Paul made this fairly simple; when we are interacting with others we should encourage them. This would apply to a relationship with a girlfriend, father, brother, friend and anyone else. When in a dating relationship you should encourage your significant other and everyone else. Verse 12 says something similar saying we should respect those who work among us. We are to encourage and respect everyone. Verse 13 says to show lots of love. Verses 14-19 continue to describe the ways we should treat others and the things we are to do. We are to help, encourage, and to rejoice always and pray without ceasing. Since we are to pray without stopping, we should pray together in a relationship, and pray for the other person in the relationship. It says further on that we are to give thanks in everything and ends by saying we should not quench the Spirit. In whatever we do in a relationship, we are to leave room for the Lord to …show more content…
For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!” Entering a relationship is as much about me finding someone who will pick me up when I’m down as being there to pick someone else up when she is down. In a relationship you should each be continually building one another up. In Ecclesiastes 4:12 it says: “And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him-a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” A relationship creates this metaphorical rope. When in a relationship it should create a bond between both people. This bond should be strong because when one person has a strong relationship with Christ they are tested in their faith often. When two people create a relationship centered on Christ who is the third bond in the relationship, they will be tested more than just one. When Satan sees this kind of relationship, he will hate it and want to destroy it. Therefore it is important that both people stand fast and rely on God’s word to carry both of us through

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