Dare to be a Daniel

Reading Daniel 6 today I recalled an old hymn from my childhood days: Standing by a purpose true, Heeding God’s command, Honor them, the faithful few! All hail to Daniel’s band! Refrain: Dare to be a Daniel, Dare to stand alone! Dare to have a purpose firm! Dare to make it known. John Piper, in … More Dare to be a Daniel

November 21 Daniel 3-4

November 21 Daniel 3-4 (ESV) Nebuchadnezzar’s Golden Image 3:1 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits [1] and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. 2 Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent to gather the satraps, the prefects, and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, … More November 21 Daniel 3-4

He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;

Even when times were tough, God  had not given up on His people. The book of Daniel is an encouragement that  God has a future  and a plan for His people, all His people. Today we read Daniel 1-2. There are at least three statements in Daniel 1 which reveal the sovereignty of God (His control … More He changes times and seasons; he removes kings and sets up kings;