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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

 

Daniel Chapter One:

A FOUNDATION FOR FAITHFULNESS

 

 

INTRO:

Daniel has been described as "the greatest book in the Bible on the godless kingdoms and the kingdoms of God. Filled with fascinating prophecies and foundational doctrine. Daniel is key to all biblical prophecy and main emphasis is the Sovereignty of God.

 

 

I. THE _______________________________ OF JUDAH (1:1-2)

 

1.   Jehoiakim

 

2.   Judah is in ______________________

 

 

II. THE PRESSURE TO ___________________________ (1:3-7)

 

1.   Chosen for Royal Service (1:3-6)

 

2.   Those Chosen Were Given New Names (1:7)

 

a.   Daniel: God is Judge; Belteshazzar: Bel’s princ

b.   Hanaiah: Mercy of Yahweh; Shadrach: Command of Aku

c.   Mishael: Who is like God?; Meshack: Who is like Aku

d.   Azariah: Yahweh will help; Abed-nego: Servant of Nebo

 

 

III. THE RESOLUTION TO BE __________________________ (1:8-16)

 

1.   Resolved Not to Be ___________________ (1:8)

 

2.   God Gives Favor (1:9)

 

3.   A Spiritual Challenge (1:10-14)

 

4.   Winning the Battle (1:15-16)

 

 

IV. A _________________________ FOR FAITHFULNESS (1:17-21)

 

1.   ____________________ by God (1:17)

 

2.   ____________________ to the King (1:18-20)

 

3.   ____________________ in Service (1:21)

 

 

 

CONCL: God honors faithfulness and equips the faithful for His service.



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