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Click here for an overview of Daniel by Calvary Church of Missouri.
The Book of Daniel, a PureFlix movie
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Determination-A Study in Daniel Deacon/Lay Leader Joshua Justice 15 November 2015 sermon notes
In the Babylonian world, the king was all things and yet a captured Jewish princeling becomes one of the most important leaders of the kingdom, and does it without losing either his sense of self, or his loyalty to Jehovah. Daniel is a study in calm determination as well as respect for authority. He set himself to keep his convictions and still meet the needs of his overlords by prayerfully approaching and making a proper appeal to those in charge. Daniel searched beyond the obvious to the root of Nebuchadnezzar's training demands which came against his Jewish upbringing to find the spirit of the training and find a way to live up to both his authority's needs and of God's law. In response, as with Joseph, God blessed him with favor in a difficult situation... and He will do the same for us, if we, like Daniel, dare to have a purpose firm and dare to make it known.
a video & outline by Calvary Church of Missouri
The Read Scripture Series has a great 8+ minute video that gives an excellent visual overview of Daniel. Watch & enjoy.
Click anywhere in this box, and you and your family can watch a 1 1/2 hour movie based on the book of Daniel. It explores the 4 kings and the kingdoms under which Daniel found himself and his people... from Nebuchadrezzar to Cyrus.
A Little History Around Daniel
605 B. C. - Battle of Carchemish, establishing Babylonian domination.
(1) Pharaoh-Necho of Egypt came to fight the Babylonians at Carchemish
(2) Nebuchadnezzar defeated the Egyptians, chasing them south through Judah
(3) At Jerusalem, Nebuchadnezzar heard of his father's death; he returned to assume the
throne in Babylon
(4) The first group of Jewish captives were taken, along with Daniel and his friends -Dan 1: 1-4
597 B. C. -A Second Remnant Taken to Babylon.
(1) Jehoiachin (Jeconiah, Coniah) followed the reign of his father, Jehoiakim.
(2) 11 years later, Jerusalem was totally devastated by Babylonian forces -2 Kin 25:1-10
(3) This second group of captives included Ezekiel -Eze 1: 1-3.
586 B. C. - Fall of Jerusalem & the Temple Destroyed
(1) Zedekiah was installed as king in Jerusalem,but was weak and vacillating.
(2) A third group was taken into Babylonian captivity, but Jeremiah was among those who
stayed behind - 2 Kin 25:11-12, 22; Jer 39:11-14; 40: 1-6.
536 B. C. - The First Remnant Returns to Jerusalem
(1) Babylon falls in 539 B. C.
(2) Cyrus, king of Persia, sends the first remnant back under the leadership of Zerubbabel -
Ezra 1: 1-5; 2: 1-2.
(3) The foundation of the temple was soon started, but the temple was not completed until 516 B. C.
-Ezra 3: 8-13; 6: 14-16.
Daniel was contemporary with Jeremiah & Ezekiel.
See the time line chart.--->
(1) Jeremiah prophesied in Jerusalem before and
during the Babylonian exile.
(2) Ezekiel prophesied in Babylon among the
(3) Daniel prophesied in the capital of Babylon.
Daniel lived about 600 B. C.
See the time line chart.--->
(1) He descended from one of Judah's prominent
families, if not from royal blood. Daniel 1: 3
(2) At an early age, he was taken from his family
to be trained in the courts of Babylon.
Daniel 1: 3-4
(3) Whether he ever married is uncertain.
Daniel's life and the interpretation of Nebuchadnezzar's dream, according to General Titus Flavius Josephus, from The Antiquities of the Jews, Book 10, Chapter 10.
from a talk by
Joshua Justice on 4 January 2017
Daniel Unsealed - World History's Response to Biblical Prophecy. a film & study of Daniel & the prophecies of Daniel placed in historical context by Paul Godfrey.