DANIEL

INSIDE THE WORLD EMPIRE


He changes the times and the seasons; he removes kings, and sets up kings.”


Introduction to Daniel – (A Brief introduction to the Book of Daniel)

Ruler over Nations – (God is sovereign over history and the fate of nations)

In the Imperial Court – (God gave the Kingdom of Judah and Jerusalem to King Nebuchadnezzar)

Meat Offered to Idols – (Daniel refused to participate in the religious rituals of the imperial court)

King’s Dream(Daniel 2:1-49 – Only Daniel could reveal the troubling dream of Nebuchadnezzar)

Golden Image of the King – (The implements his dream in his own image)

Downfall and Restoration – (The King has another troubling dream that leads to his downfall and restoration)

The Head of Gold Shattered (Daniel 5:1-31The last ruler of Babylon summons Daniel the evening before the fall of the city to the Medes and the Persians to read the “handwriting on the wall”)

The Next Imperial Regime – (Daniel 6:1-28The story of Daniel delivered from the lions demonstrates that Yahweh remains in control of history and the welfare of His people)

VISIONS OF DANIEL

Four Beastly Regimes – Vision – (Daniel 7:1-8Daniel’s vision of four beastly regimes ascending from a chaotic sea, and the reaction of Heaven)

Four Beastly Regimes – Interpretation – (Daniel 7:15-28The vision of the fourth beast with the arrogant “little horn” is interpreted in Daniel)

Transgression that Desolates – (The little horn attacks the sanctuary and the saints)

The Interpretation of the Ram and the Goat – (Daniel 8:15-24Daniel next received the interpretation of the “ram” overthrown by a “goat,” and of its malevolent “little horn”)

Word of Jeremiah – (Daniel inquired about the predicted end of the Captivity recorded in Jeremiah)

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Prayer and Visitation – (Daniel prayed a collective prayer of repentance after contemplating Jeremiah’s prophecy)

The Seventy Weeks – The First Sixty-Nine – (Daniel 9:24-25The Angel divides the first sixty-nine “weeks” into two divisions)

The Seventy Weeks – The Final Week – (Daniel 9:26-27An analysis of the final week of the “Seventy Weeks” prophecy)

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Unsealing Daniel – (What was “sealed” in Daniel is unsealed in Revelation)

Daniel Chapter 7 in the New Testament – (Several phrases from Daniel are employed in the New Testament, especially, the “Son of Man” and the “little horn” that wages “war against the saints”)

The Seventy Weeks Missing from Revelation – (Despite its prominence, the prophecy of the “Seventy Weeks” is not applied in the Book of Revelation)

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