DANIEL 1 - 6

{INSIDE THE EMPIRE}

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  1. God "Gave" - {PDF Copy} - (God gave the kingdom of Judah into the hands of Nebuchadnezzar, but also equipped Daniel for service in Babylon)
  2. Food Offered to Idols - {PDF Copy}  -  (Daniel and his three companions refused to participate in the religious rituals of the Babylonian World-Power)
  3. King's Dream - God's Reign - {PDF Copy} - (Daniel 2:1-49 - Only Daniel was able to reveal and interpret the troubling dream of King Nebuchadnezzar)
  4. Great Image of the King - {PDF Copy} - (Nebuchadnezzar implemented his dream by “setting up” the great golden image to glorify his majesty and sovereignty)
  5. Beastly Number - {PDF Copy} - (The number of the beast, 666, is based on the dimensions of the great image erected by Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon)
  6. The Fiery Furnace - {PDF Copy} - (Three Jewish exiles are cast into the fiery furnace for refusing to render homage to the “great image set up” by the king)
  7. Downfall and Restoration - {PDF Copy} - (The King has another troubling dream that leads to his downfall but only after his display of imperial hubris)
  8. The Head of Gold Shattered - {PDF Copy} - (Daniel 5:1-31 - The overthrow of Babylonian world-power by the Medes and Persians)
  9. Babylon Then and Now - {PDF Copy} - (The story of ancient Babylon’s demise is reflected in the “sixth trumpet” and the “sixth bowl of wrath” in Revelation)
  10. The Next Imperial Power - {PDF Copy} - (Daniel 6:1-28 - Daniel's delivery from the Lions' den demonstrated Yahweh's control of events in the new Empire)
  11. Fear the Living God - {PDF Copy} - (The pronouncement by Darius the Meded is alluded to in the angel’s pronouncement to the “earth dwellers” in Revelation)

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