The Desecrating Devastation (Daniel 8)

Have you ever had to wait for God? If you’ve ever prayed, then you’ve waited. But maybe you’re really waited. For years. And as we wait, we can think ‘Does God care?’ Have you ever been disappointed by God? If you’ve suffered, then maybe you’ve felt let down by God. When we suffer, we canContinue reading “The Desecrating Devastation (Daniel 8)”

The Distressing Dream (Daniel 7)

Our task as God’s people is to gather and mature followers of Jesus. But following Jesus can mean being rejected by our friends, misunderstood and even hated by people around us. Some Christians lose their jobs or even their lives because they follow Jesus. At the very least, following Jesus will mean missing out onContinue reading “The Distressing Dream (Daniel 7)”

The Daily Devotion (Daniel 6)

If being a Christian was a crime, would they find enough evidence to convict you? Living like Jesus is rare. Where do you see true, sacrificial love, a love that dies every day for the good of the others? We never have to look far to find Christians who are in it for what theyContinue reading “The Daily Devotion (Daniel 6)”

The Disembodied Decree (Daniel 5)

When we left Daniel at the end of chapter 4, we heard these stunning words from the pagan king Nebuchadnezzar: ‘Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and exalt and glorify the King of heaven, because everything he does is right and all his ways are just. And those who walk in pride he is able to humble.’Continue reading “The Disembodied Decree (Daniel 5)”

The Deranged Demi-god (Daniel 4:1-37)

Behold Great Signs! (v1-18) Receive God’s Warnings! (v19-27) Humble Your Pride! (v28-33) Praise the Most High God (v34-37) Daniel 4:1-37 (NIV 2011) King Nebuchadnezzar, To the nations and peoples of every language, who live in all the earth: May you prosper greatly! 2 It is my pleasure to tell you about the miraculous signs and wondersContinue reading “The Deranged Demi-god (Daniel 4:1-37)”