Daniel Chapter 5

The Handwriting on the Wall Daniel 5:1-31 Context Nebuchadnezzar’s empire did not last long after the great king’s death. The years following his death were marked with turmoil; there was civil war from within, and forces threatening the frontiers of the empire from the outside. Nebuchadnezzar’s son Evil-merodach (562 – 560 BC) succeeded him, butContinue reading “Daniel Chapter 5”

Daniel Chapter 4

The Humbling of Nebuchadnezzar Daniel 4:1-37 Timeline The narrative of Nebuchadnezzar’s second dream occurs some years after the incident of the fiery furnace. The dream relates to the step-by-step process that God has been taking Nebuchadnezzar through. Step one was Nebuchadnezzar’s dream of the image, and Nebuchadnezzar saying that God is the “God of Gods”Continue reading “Daniel Chapter 4”

Daniel

Introduction The importance of Daniel The importance of the Book of Daniel cannot be overemphasized, it reveals God’s sovereignty over history, and the “kings” of the earth. Daniel makes it clear that God has authority over the plans of man; an in-depth study of the book is exceedingly rewarding and revealing. Also, Daniel is anContinue reading “Daniel”