Category Archives: Daniel

Able to Rescue!

It must have been a pretty impressive sight. The burning fiery furnace, big enough to hold multiple full size adults, glowing red hot as it was heated to seven times its normal temperature. And in it, four men walking in … Continue reading

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Wanna Know A Secret?

Occurs to me this morning that most often when I dive into Daniel I do so with a fresh anticipation of the role model he portrays. Here’s a guy who had it all, “without blemish, of good appearance and skillful … Continue reading

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The Most High Rules

Kind of one of those “Duh!” moments for me this morning. I’m reading Daniel 4. King Nebuchadnezzar’s second dream . . . Daniel’s second interpretation . . . God’s continued revelation of Himself to a pagan sovereign. And I found … Continue reading

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The Revealer of Mysteries

Started in our Daniel this morning. Man, I like coming back to this book! Gotta love Daniel and his resolve not to defile himself with the king’s fare (1:8). Always inspired by his confidence in the calling of his God … Continue reading

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Don’t Want to Come Up Short

You get the sense that he should have known better.  He knew of the humbling of the great Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon . . . it had become legendary.  The arrogant king who had deemed himself a god had been … Continue reading

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A Lot of Trouble for Just One Guy

In the terms of the ROI (Return On Investment) the effort seems disproportionate to the result.  I’m reading in Daniel this morning and am struck by the amount of focus God directs toward Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon.  In chapter 2, … Continue reading

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Revealer of Mysteries

Talk about someone getting up on the wrong side of the bed that morning.  The Scriptures says “his sleep left him.”   I imagine him tossing and turning all night . . . the visions which ran through his mind making … Continue reading

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