Tag: Daniel

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Profiting from the Prophets: Daniel–Part 2

Miscellaneous thoughts on the biographical section of Daniel. Daniel 2:4b through the end of chapter 7 are written in 3rd person by Daniel in Aramaic.  These chapters contain the “story” of Daniel and his three friends.  Within these stories are messages of judgment (related to Gentile kings) wrapped in lesson of conviction, commitment, courage, confidence …

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Profiting from the Prophets: Daniel–Part 1

The story of Daniel in Daniel 1, is a wonderfully encouraging and challenging story of commitment and courage.  It is also a familiar story to many and often relegated to “it’s a kid’s story.” And yes, it should be taught to kids–not because it is simple or simplistic–but because it is profound.  And though it …