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  • The Writing On The Wall Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Mar 8, 2014

    Big Idea: Our days are numbered--how much will they weigh?

    “The Writing on the Wall” Daniel 5 INTRODUCTION You might not want to listen to this message today. I’m serious—you might not want to know what I’m going to tell you. You may be happier not knowing, because once you know, then you are responsible for what you know. What the Scripture has to more

  • Weighed And Found Wanting

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on May 31, 2002
    based on 179 ratings

    The playboy philosophy of Belshazzar, his rude awakening, and his judgement by God as lessons for today’s society.

    Belshazzar’s Feast: Weighed and Found Wanting Dan. 5:1-6 INTRO.: The year was 538 BC. King Nebonides, co-ruler of the Babylon empire, was outside the city with his army defending it against the mighty army of the Medes and Persians under Cyrus and Darius. The city itself was considered more

  • Belshazzar's Ball

    Contributed by Joseph Wallis on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 91 ratings

    Sermon on Belshazzar’s Feast from Daniel 5.

    BELSHAZZAR’S BALL TEXT - Daniel 5: 1-6, 22-31 INTRO. - There are many people in the Bible who are good examples to follow and teach us about faith, love, sacrifice, and practice Christianity. There are others who are red light warnings that teach us to beware lest we follow in their ways. more

  • The Handwriting On The Wall Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Jun 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Daniel is summoned to interpret the writing on the wall at Belshazzar’s party. It’s not good news.

    Daniel 5:1-31 The Handwriting on the Wall Many liberal scholars have attacked the veracity of the Book of Daniel because they could not find Belshazzar’s name in Babylonian history. In 1854, British consul J. G. Taylor discovered several small cylinders written in cuneiform writing in southern more

  • Disrespect Leds To Destruction Series

    Contributed by Diana Tyler on Aug 21, 2023

    Belshazzar finds out too late that you can't play with God

    When the queen mother heard what was happening, she hurried to the banquet hall and told King Belshazzar not to be pale and frightened. There was a man in the kingdom that had the Spirit of God in him and that during King Nebuchadnezzar's time, was found to have insight, understanding and more

  • When God Humbles Those Who Walk In Pride

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Jun 9, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    God’s rememdy for pride.

    The last words of Nebuchadnezzar the Bible records are words of praise to the Lord, “Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise, exalt, and honor the King of Heaven, for all His works are true and all His ways just. He is able to humble those who walk in pride.” (Daniel 4:37) A very difficult lesson for anyone more

  • Daniel - Writing On The Wall Series

    Contributed by Roshelle Brenneise on Jun 8, 2023

    Instead of preparing for battle, Belshazzar threw a party..... It would be his last.

    June 10, 2023 Our story today only covers the last night of king Belshazzar’s life, so all we know of him is what extra-biblical history and archaeology tells us. After Nebuchadnezzar’s death there were 4 more Babylonian kings, the last of which was Nabonidus. Belshazzar was Nabonidus’ son. more

  • Is The Handwriting On The Wall?

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Mar 31, 2007
    based on 34 ratings

    This sermon takes a look back at ancient Babylon and compares it to modern day America.

    Introduction: Most of you here tonight have probably heard the phrase or expression “The handwriting is on the wall” before. But what some of you many not realize is that the phrase originated from an event that is recorded in the Bible. Turn with me if you will to Daniel 5:1-6. (NIV) On March more

  • "the Handwriting On The Wall"

    Contributed by Christopher Arch on Nov 3, 2022
    based on 1 rating

    This is from a series on Daniel.

    Title: “The Handwriting on the Wall” Script: Daniel 5 Type: Expository Series Where: GNBC 11-6-22 Intro: Today I am preaching on the first passage I can remember hearing a sermon on. I was a little boy, maybe 5 or 6 years of age. I was sitting in my grandparent’s church, Reading Methodist more

  • Striving For Excellence While Navigating Change Series

    Contributed by Otis Mcmillan on Aug 23, 2023

    Daniel learned to navigate change in a healthy way that fosters growth and resilience. He remained open, accessible and available to be used again. This maybe the most challenging as we pursue execellence.

    Sermon – Striving for Excellence While Navigating Change Scripture – Daniel 5:13-26 “So Daniel was brought in before the king. The king asked him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles brought from Judah by my predecessor, King Nebuchadnezzar? I have heard that you have the spirit of the gods within more

  • Belshazzar's Feast Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 119 ratings

    Belshazzar’s drunken feasting turned into sacrilege resulting in God’s judgement and Daniel courageously delivered God’s verdict to the doomed king.

    DANIEL 5 - BELSHAZZAR’S FEAST This chapter deals with Belshazzar’s feast and makes a striking contrast with the previous chapter which described Nebuchadnezzar’s conversion. Both kings heard the Word of God - and for them it was a final word - but what a difference in their response. The author more

  • Handwriting On The Wall Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Feb 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Use everyday common things and events to share God’s warnings to the world!

    A quick test of your Bible knowledge: There are many phrases that people say everyday that are actually statements from the Bible. An example is when people talk about retaliating, they would say “an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth!” - Exodus 21:24 What other everyday sayings do you know which more

  • The Handwriting On The Wall Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Jan 3, 2021

    Belshazzar arrogantly tested the Lord by converting the use of the most holy vessels from God's temple into vessels for the most unholy of purposes--worshiping idols and drunken immorality. He thus discovered a recipe for spiritual disaster. Learn from him how to avoid spiritual disaster!

    This morning, we have the privilege of consider the actual historical and Scriptural event that resulted in our proverbial saying, “And I saw the handwriting on the wall.” Obviously, the biblical story has made such an impression on people of our culture that 2600 hundred years later we still use more

  • "How Do You Know When Your Number Is Up?

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 23, 2005
    based on 86 ratings

    For Belshazzar it was too late. He had mocked God for the last time. What led to his demise? It was “too late” for Belshazzar, but it may not be too late for you. Please heed this message!

    “How do you know when your number is up?” Introduction: For Belshazzar it was too late. He had mocked God for the last time. What led to his demise? It was “too late” for Belshazzar, but it may not be too late for you. Please heed this message! The handwriting was on the wall. The old more

  • Lost In Translation Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Oct 17, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    This sermon from Daniel chapter 5 deals with the story of King Belshazzar and the handwriting on the wall.

    DANIEL ch. 5, Lost in Translation CHCC: October 14, 2012 Belshazzar by Johnny Cash: INTRODUCTION: Today we’re looking at one of the most interesting stories in the Old Testament. We have a Ruler of the greatest Kingdom of that day holding a more