Esther 1:17. Some say that the queen had good reason to refuse. God forbid that we should ever refuse to be seen as the Bride of Christ and dishonor our Bridegroom (see 2 Cor. 11:2). By our boldness we encourage others to be bold in their faith. See Phil. 1:14.
Esther 1:17 For the queen’s behavior will become known to all women, so that they will despise their husbands in their eyes, when they report, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded Queen Vashti to be brought in before him, but she did not come.’