Daniel 6: Lion Tamers

“In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight….” “Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls about roaring like a lion looking for someone to devour.” (I Peter 5: 8).  I wonder if Peter was recalling the night he could not stay awake and alert in the Garden when he wrote this … Read more

Daniel 5: Enemies at the gate

“Unless the Lord builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless the Lord guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early to sit up late; to eat the bread of sorrows for He gives sleep to His beloved. Behold, children are a … Read more

Daniel 4: Kings and kingdoms

Ancient Babylon under King Nebuchadnezzar was the capital city of Babylonia and was the focus of a building program under King Nebuchadnezzar that was the marvel of its time. We will see the king was extremely proud of his accomplishments. The Hanging Gardens were considered one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.”  The … Read more

Daniel 3: Knowing when to stand and when to kneel

“You shall have no other gods before Me. You shall not make for yourself a carved image- you shall not kneel to them or serve them.: Exodus 20: 3-5. These commandments we make it clear when we are not to bow or kneel. Certainly the 10 Commandments were known by Daniel and his three friends.  … Read more

Daniel 2: The Moments of truth

Daniel 2: The Moments of Truth What we see in Daniel and his three friends’ lives are a series of “moments of truth”. Moments of truth are when you must decide right or wrong. These decisions can be in the seemingly insignificant issues in life or the major decisions. Several years ago, Ted Turner, put … Read more

Daniel 1: Transformers – more than meets the eye

The book of Daniel is the Old Testament book of prophecy which is considered a companion book to the New Testament book of Revelation. It has some of the most well- known stories: Daniel in the Lions’ Den and Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego in the fiery furnace.  Daniel’s life and ministry covers the entire 70 … Read more