Contributed on Apr 19, 2009
The sermon opens a study of Daniel and shows how Daniel and his friends stood strong in their faith through the worst of times.
Standing strong in difficult times Daniel Have you heard the story of the HMS Resolute? The HMS resolute was a vessel in Royal British vessel rigged for Arctic exploration. In August of 1853 the HMS Resolute got caught in the Arctic ice. After staying the Winter in the Arctic, the Captain ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2009
In the face of uncertainty, Daniel remembers three truths that allow his faith to stand strong which leads to God receiving great praise.
One thing is certain…nothing ever stays the same. I was on facebook this past week and I was noticing the updates posted by a friend with whom I went to college. She now lives in Maine and she posted the comment…the sun is out. A few minutes later she posted another comment that said…the sun ...read more
Contributed on May 5, 2009
It does not take long for Daniel’s faith to be tested in Babylon, that test deals with the area of worldliness, the test to just fit in.
Standing strong in the midst of Worldliness Dan 1:5-8 One the final night of Jesus’ life, Jesus prayed while he walked on the way to the Garden of Gethsemane the words found in John 17. His heart heavy with the events that he knew were coming, He paused to pray for us. Verse 20 makes it clear ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2009
For almost 30 years after the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Daniel is faced with much change. In order to cope with this change Daniel had to learn the biblical characteristic of steadfastness.
How Many Christians to Change a Light bulb? CHARISMATICS: Only 1 - Hands are already in the air. PENTECOSTALS: 10 - One to change the bulb, and nine to pray against the spirit of darkness. PRESBYTERIANS: None - Lights will go on and off at predestined times. ROMAN CATHOLICS: None, they only use ...read more