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)”

The Danger at Dura (Daniel 3:1-30)

I’m Set Up For Good! (v1-7) Who Is Able To Deliver You? (v8-15) The God We Serve Is Able (v16-18) I Will Be With You (v19-25) Do You Trust In Him? (v26-30) Daniel 3:1-30 (NIV 2011) 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide,[g] and set it up on theContinue reading “The Danger at Dura (Daniel 3:1-30)”

The Deadly Dream – Part 2 (Daniel 2:29-49)

The Deadly Dream – Part 2 (Daniel 2:29-49) Life is unpredictable. How things are today is no guarantee that it’ll be that way tomorrow. History is full of surprises. And in our own lifetimes, we can think of events that took us completely by surprise. Some remember the bombing of Pearl Harbour or Darwin; TheContinue reading “The Deadly Dream – Part 2 (Daniel 2:29-49)”

The Deadly Dream – Part 1 (Daniel 2:1-35)

What keeps you up at night? What problems run through your head? What regrets haunt you? And what can you do to find peace? The Unwise King is Shaken (v1-3) The Unwise Men are Doomed (v4-13) The All-Wise God Reveals Mysteries (v14-28) The All-Wise God is Unshaken Forever (v29-35) Daniel 2:1-35 (NIV) 2 In the second yearContinue reading “The Deadly Dream – Part 1 (Daniel 2:1-35)”

The Defiling Diet (Daniel 1:1-21)

Delivered to Babylon (v1-2) Re-educated in Babylon (v3-7) Resolved in Babylon (v8-16) Enduring After Babylon (v17-21) Daniel 1 (NIV) 1 In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. 2 And the Lord delivered Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, along with some ofContinue reading “The Defiling Diet (Daniel 1:1-21)”