Daniel

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refuse to worship Nebuchadnezzar’s golden god and are thrown into a fiery furnace because of their rebellion (Daniel 3:1 – 3:30)

King Nebuchadnezzar created a massive golden image that was 90-feet high and 9-feet wide. He placed the gold image in the plains of Dura in Babylon. Nebuchadnezzar then summoned the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates, and all other officials to come to the dedication of the image he…
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Daniel

Daniel interprets King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream and earns his good graces (Daniel 2:19 – 2:49)

As the king was about to execute the wise men of Babylon, including Daniel and his friends (Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah), God revealed Nebuchadnezzar’s dream and its meaning to Daniel in a vision during the night. Daniel praised God and said: “Praise be to God forever; wisdom and power are…
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Daniel

King Nebuchadnezzar demands the wise men tell him his dream – then Daniel and the wise men are sentenced to execution (Daniel 2:1 – 2:18)

  In the second year of his reign (603 BC), Nebuchadnezzar had more dreams. His mind was troubled and he could not sleep. The king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers, and astrologers to tell him what he had dreamed. Whey the arrived and stood before the king, he said to…
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Daniel

Nebuchadnezzar raids Jerusalem and takes Daniel and his companions to be his personal servants (Daniel 1:1 – 1:21)

It was the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, when Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, besieged Jerusalem. Nebuchadnezzar took King Jehoiakim and objects from the Great Temple to the temple of his god(s) in Babylonia. Nebuchadnezzar ordered Ashpenaz, chief of his court officials, to bring some members…
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Daniel

An introduction to Daniel – Detailed outline and introduction to the book of Daniel

Daniel is an account of the activities and visions of Daniel, a Jew of noble heritage who was exiled to Babylon. The message of Daniel demonstrates that just as the God of Israel saved Daniel and his friends from their enemies, so he would save all of Israel from their…
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