would be trained for three years before they served before the king. They
would be taught the language and literature of the Chaldeans.
wine and delicacies they refused to eat.
was given the ability to interpret visions and dreams.
they could tell him his dream then he would know that their interpretation
was true and accurate.
was the only one who could reveal the king's dream to him.
sought his friends to pray with him concerning the king's dream?
will reveal secrets and give understanding to those who ask Him and wait
on Him patiently.
more kingdoms would come after the kingdom of Babylon but not be as strong as Babylon.
But, all would be destroyed or subdued by the final kingdom which would
coming of Jesus and the spreading of the gospel is the final kingdom which
will rule over all other kingdoms.
four empires to come each supporting a life void of the true God. We know
these kingdoms now as Babylon (gold); Medes and Persians
(silver); Greece(bronze); Rome (iron).
image of gold of his god.
All those who rule over people and the people themselves were to worship the
image. They were to bow down to it when they heard the assortment of
music. b. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego refused to worship the false god.
who did not worship the image would be thrown into a fiery furnace and
happened to them; not a hair was singed nor did they even smell of fire or
smoke. An angel of God was inside with them and protected them from harm.
He would lose his sensibility and be driven from his kingdom and people to
graze in a field eating grass like an oxen for a period of seven years. b.
To give him understanding that all he had and that was done was because of
God and not by his own ability and power. God removed his pride.
- He had the gold and silver vessels of the house of the Lord God
brought to his banquet so he, his wives, and his concubines could drink
out of them.
- We are the vessels of the temple to be used by God for His
purposes. We should be willing to be used by Him and not use our vessels
for our own or unclean
or irreverent purposes.
- Yes, he should have because Nebuchadnezzar announced it to all
the people after his sanity came back. It would have been past down by the
people. Daniel says he knew all this about King Nebuchadnezzar too.
- His days were numbered as king, he was found lacking before
God, and his kingdom would be given to the Medes and Persians.
- He was slain the very night he was given the message by Daniel.
was one of three governors of the land.
king was considering setting Daniel up over the whole realm. Envy and
jealousy were in their hearts.
the next thirty days no one was to petition any god or man except the king
or he would be thrown into a den of lions.
he labored until the sun went down to deliver Daniel.
was safe. He had been protected by an angel sent by God.
threw them, their wives, and their children into the den of lions and they
were quickly devoured.
kingdoms that will arise to power in the earth.
will more prominent than the other kingdoms and will oppress the saints
and even speak against God.
will reveal the darkness of the kingdom at that time and cast the
Anti-Christ into the Lake of Fire.
God. b. Jesus.
kingdom will aggressively attempt to subvert and subdue the people and
works of the kingdom of God.
the time of God's wrath in the last age of the world.
will be deceived and fall away from God.
power and Spirit of God will destroy the evil kingdom.
prays for forgiveness of his people and their sin.
coming of Jesus, the tribulation for the saints, and the end of the ruler
of this world.
- He was fasting.
- A great angel.
- Michael a chief prince came to help him against the prince of Persia.
- It is broken up and scattered in the four directions on earth.
- The kingdom of Greece that had been scattered.
- God is not worshiped or followed sincerely on a daily basis as
He should be served.
- They will not be listened to. Most will not accept the truth