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Daniel – A Faithful Prayer Life (2)

What do you think Daniel was praying for at this time? If you were in that chamber and you knew that you would be cast into the lion’s den, would you be praying: “Lord deliver me?” Earlier we read that he asked his friends to ask, in prayer, for the mercies from the God of […]

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Daniel – A Faithful Prayer Life (1)

Part 1 “Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.” Daniel 6:10. Usually when we think of Daniel, […]

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Daniel: Godly Choices (2)

This is the conclusion of the speech Mr. Kalsbeek give at the 1995 Young Peoples Convention.   Young People, be not deceived! In Daniel, God provided a powerful example for us to follow. Daniel understood that if in the beginning of his sojourn in Babylon he joined the activities of Babylon, in the end his […]

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Daniel: Godly Choices (1)

So, he had to go. It didn’t matter that he didn’t want to go. It didn’t matter that he was a godly man. It didn’t matter either that his parents didn’t want him to go. It didn’t matter that he was only a very young teenager. Nor did it matter that he was of the […]

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Daniel’s Bold Witness

INTRODUCTION My dear friends in Christ, you are learning this week of convention that God wills and calls you to be courageous young people, spiritually strong and brave and confident in the face of danger. And you are learning what this means and how to be this by looking at aspects of the life of […]

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Our Certain Victory

When the believer reads the Word of God, it is at the same time both crystal clear but so deep that he can never see to the bottom. The book of Daniel is one example. The smallest children can understand and love the story of Daniel and his three friends. But when it comes to […]

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Daniel’s Godly Witness

For most of us the first thing that comes to mind when we think of witnessing is that it is what one does when he tells others about God and about being a child of God, a Christian. That is certainly true. But witnessing is more than that. Witnessing begins, not with telling others about […]

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God or Man?

Whom will you serve? God or man? This is the issue that faces the child of God every day of his earthly pilgrimage. It was also the issue which faced the three friends of Daniel when they were commanded to bow before the golden image set up by Nebuchadnezzar. It was the purpose of Nebuchadnezzar […]

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Daring to Be a Daniel Today

Many years ago during the captivity of Judah there lived a man named Daniel. The daringness of him is shown in two parts of the book of Daniel. First when he was still a young man. As we know the Jews were forbidden to eat certain foods. As a good Jew he refused these foods. […]

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Daniel

“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine that he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.”      Daniel 1:8   Did it ever occur to you, my youthful reader, what […]

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Dare to Be a Daniel?

Daniel 1:8 “But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank….” DARE TO BE A DANIEL? What an extremely sad occasion it was! Thousands of Judah were carried from their homes and friends to be taken to a […]

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Daniel 4-6

LESSON V. The King’s Debasement and Restoration Chapter 4 We have in this chapter the account of an amazing event in the life of Nebu­chadnezzar. The Almighty had driven him away from men to go and dwell as a beast in the field. However, this event in his life was preceded by another un­usual thing. […]

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Crucial Wars

Crucial Wars: In the history of the world there have been several crucial wars that have de­cidedly turned the direction of the world’s history in the path that it took. We may point to three main wars. The Persian wars, the wars between Greece and Persia; the Punic wars, the wars between Rome and Carthage; […]

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Daniel 1-3

LESSON I. Fairer Of Countenance Daniel 1 The fourth of the major prophets is Daniel. It is the historical section of his book of prophecy which we purpose to present for discussion the remainder of this society year. It is well for us to ask at the outset what this name, Daniel, means. For it […]

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Faithful from the Outset

“But Daniel purposed in his heart, that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.” Daniel 1:8. An immediate temptation! An immediate temptation faced Daniel and his three friends […]

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