Contributed on Jan 4, 2015
Daniels wisdom and prophecies are not given to satisfy our curiosity. They are shared with us to fortify our faith. Learn from this series to Look forward to the end with confidence and commitment.
Intro: What do you think of next when I say Daniel (Let audience fill in) in the Lions Den Shadrach, Meshach and (Let audience fill in) ____________ in the __________ So much has been written, spoken and filmed about the end of time. Theories, ideas and opinions about Zombie Apocalypse, ...read more
Contributed on May 1, 2015
Daniel teaches us be example how to live righteously for Jesus. His consistent life and confident trust in Yahweh should be a great encouragement to us as we live in an ever increasing Godless culture and world.
Intro: We are living in a culture that is much like Daniel’s today. Politically correct and privately motivated. Daniel is old possibly 80 or 90 years old. He has probably seen his family and friends grow old around him. His Hebrew accent is most likely gone and he wears the clothing ...read more
Contributed on May 17, 2015
Daniel chapter 7 moves from the historical to the prophetic. The entire chapter moves us to ask the question, Have I invited Jesus to set up His throne in my life.
Intro: Theoretically, television may be feasible, but I consider it an impossibility--a development which we should waste little time dreaming about. Lee de Forest, 1926, inventor of the cathode ray tube. I think there is a world market for about five computers. Thomas J. Watson, 1943, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2015
The point of prophecy is to point us toward God. The point of Daniel's prophecy isn't necessarily profound but it is very practical. No matter what happens go you way until the end. It is a call to be faithful in the face of all circumstances in Christ
Intro: When we began this study on Daniel you were encouraged that because God is in control you can live righteously or Godly in this wicked world. You should also remember that the prophecies were written not to satisfy your curiosity but to strengthen your faith. God is in control and ...read more
Contributed on May 25, 2015
Belshazzar is confident and cocky. With the enemy at his gates he is throwing a party. Into this pride comes the hand of God. What is the message? You have been weighed and you don't measure up!
Intro: When we look at chapter 5 we are seeing the second part of a trilogy of pagan kings. Chapter 4 we see Nebuchadnezzar and his repentance after God’s warning. Chapter 6 we see Darius the Mede acknowledge Daniel’s God but not accept Him. Here in chapter 5 we see Belshazzar and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 9, 2015
God has his hand firmly on history. Prophecy calls us to choose what we trust in. Do we trust the God of money, such as retirement, investment. Do we trust the God of comfort etc. We are called by the still small voice of God to trust and obey Him.
Intro: Bob Deffinbaugh tells a funny memory about chapter 11. He opened up an old Bible he had from Bible college and was reading notes in chapter 10 and finally got to 11 and one of his daughters had scribbled all over the pages of chapter 11. He wondered when the Lord returned if all of the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 7, 2015
Antichrist can mean against for in place of. Looking at Alexander and Antiochus we see examples of how Satan wants to replace God with himself. We also learn that anything raised above Christ is Antichrist or in place of.
Intro: Our world is fast becoming a madhouse and the inmates are trying to run the asylum. It is a strange time when the patients are writing the prescriptions, the students are threatening to run the schools, the children to manage the homes, and church members not the Holy Spirit to direct the ...read more
Contributed on May 31, 2015
We see pictures and profiles of the anti-Christ in the kings Alexander the Great and Antochus IV Ephianes. Alexander the power and Antiochus the pure evil picture of anti-Christ. We can live in faith and not fear as we look to the rock Jesus.
Intro: Remember as we look at Daniel eight we have already established that Heaven rules. God is in control. Because God is in control we can trust Him and live pure and holy lives that honor Him. God has the answers to all our questions if we will look and ask. The book of Daniel answers many ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2015
What do we do when God works differently than we expect or understand? Find out in this sermon from the book of Daniel.
Intro: What do we do when God works differently than we expect or understand? Everything that we see in the book of Daniel is Daniel trusting God when life doesn’t make sense. Being carried off to captivity 900 miles from where he was born and raised. Placed in a foreign country and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2015
Do you have questions that earthly wisdom cannot answer? Do you have an ominous feeling that something is wrong but you don't know. Find out in Daniel 2 that mans wisdom is never enough to answer the questions of life. God will answer if you will ask.
Intro: Before we jump into Daniel we need to hear a passage in Hebrews. Hebrews 1:1-2 “Long ago God spoke to the fathers by the prophets at different times and in different ways. 2 In these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son.” Before God sent the Holy Spirit to live inside of ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2015
Daniel gives a certain messages for our uncertain world. The Vision Nebuchadnezzar had was of the future and the downfall of all earthly kingdoms. For those that are part of the kingdom of God this is good news!
Intro: What comes to mind when I read Daniel 2:24 – 49 is certainty. Nebuchadnezzar was very uncertain about what the dream was and what it meant. However Daniel was sure that it was revealing certainty. Daniel 2:45 “The great God has told the king what will happen in the future. ...read more
Contributed on Apr 20, 2015
There is a great lesson to learn and live in this 4th chapter of Daniel. It is repeated at least 3 times. Heaven Rules! God is able to humble the proud. God gives warnings to offer grace but we must humble ourselves under His Rule.
Intro: Welcome back to Daniel. We are looking forward to the end. I pray that you are excited to someday see Jesus return in the clouds for His church. Some things to remember as we continue our study of Daniel. Daniel answers many questions for us about the past and the future. However, ...read more