Summary: The life of Daniel has given us good and excellent example of a person full of integrity. God wanted all Christians to follow his life as witness to unbeliving community.
The life of Daniel has given us a good and excellent example of a person full of integrity. God wanted all Christian to follow his life as witness to unbeliving community.
I. Excellent Attitude (v.3b)
-because he was secured in his God, Daniel was secured in himself
-his competent and cooperative spirit caught the King’s eye
-although not everyone was secured to Daniel
II. Faithful in His Work (v.4b)
-Prov. 20:6-7 "How rare is to find someone who is absolutely trustworthy in their employment"
-no negligence "Col.3:20"
III. Personal Purity (v.5)
-Because he knows that he is accountable to God
-But his persecutors were not impressed with his righteousness
IV. Consistent Walk With God (vs.10-11)
-Despite of big problem, he is consistent in his devotion to his God.
**"Jealousy is more dangerous and more cruel than anger" (Pr. 27:4)
"Don’t look for honors and popularity which lead to Jelousy and hard feelings" (Gal. 5:26)