Rather then dive into the various theories regarding the abomination of denomination and the meaning of the different days, we will be looking at the last words conveyed by the angels to Daniel. Daniel has ministered well and faithfully over the reign of 4 kings and now is the conclusion of his life and the […]
Daniel receives his last vision on the banks of the Tigris river. Here the vision will go into much more specifics about the coming conflict between nations, namely the Persians and the Greeks. This conflict however, is just a prelude to the final judgement and victory over evil. In this section we look at the […]
Daniel takes a big shift in genre and tone in Chapter 7 marking the change from narrative to apocalytpic literature. Rather than stories, we are given visions and dreams of beasts and God’s divine council. Much of the language is steeped in imagery that is difficult to interpret for the lay person and even the […]
Those who have grown up in church are familiar with the fiery furnace, but we are used to seeing things through the perspective of Shadrach, Meshack, and Abednego. While we should aspire to have such uncompromising faith as they, we are often much more like Nebuchadnezzar. This message focuses on our own propensity towards human […]
Daniel is now serving under the most powerful king in the wolrd, Nebuchadnezzar, and now that very king has demanded an interpretation of his dream or else. Daniel does not shy from this opportunity, but willingly puts himself in the vulnerable position of doing before the most powerful man in the world.
We will begin by watching a great overview video of the Book of Daniel by “The Bible Project.” Visit thebibleproject.com for more great content. Rather than begin in the text we will have a historical overview of Daniel to help us understand the context for which it was written. This includes understanding the current history […]
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