Chapter 10 this chapter and the two next (which conclude this book) make up one entire vision and prophecy, which was communicated to daniel for the use of the church, not by signs and figures, as before (ch 7 and 8), but by express words and this was about two years after the vision in the foregoing chapter. At the time the book of daniel was written, the beginning of the 2nd century bce, the secleucid king antiochus iv epiphanes had turned his attention to control of the jerusalem temple and the gold that was there daniel was thinking about his whole nation and everybody in it being swept up in the lions' den - a reflection on. By wendy l widder, adapted from her new book the story of god bible commentary: daniel (tremper longman iii and scot mcknight, general editors) use this reflection in a sermon, small group, counseling session, or even your personal devotions. About these questions these are questions on the biblical text of daniel we hope that these questions will help you to understand the text we also want to help you use the text in real life. Q when was the book of daniel written a daniel 1:1 = 605 bc, through 536 bc daniel began writing before ezekiel wrote his book, and daniel was finished long after ezekiel's book.
Reflection on daniel 6:6-27 daniel's outstanding achievements were so outstanding that his competitors became jealous they plotted a way to have daniel thrown into a pit of lions. The prophecies of daniel should motivate god's saints to a life of purification and overcoming, glorifying god in the process, reflecting god as the moon reflects the sun, enabling the world to see a clear reflection of god. Daniel describes how he saw the four winds blowing on the ocean four different beasts come up from the sea (apparently connected to or activated by the wind) the first beast is a lion with eagle's wings. The character of godly teens daniel 1:1-21 in our introduction to daniel last week we learned about the writer and historical setting of this book, so if you missed that, be sure to get a copy of the notes or the audio cd of the sermon (see: introduction to daniel.
So god's presence and liberation is mediated by means of the protector of your people, the celestial being michael who first was introduced in daniel 10:13 and 21 and now appears as the savior of those believers whose names are recorded in the book of life. What about daniel’s prophecy of the general resurrection by wayne jackson “is daniel’s prophecy, in chapter 12, verse 2, a symbolic reference to israel’s deliverance from babylonian captivity, as some claim, or does it refer to the general resurrection of the dead at the end of time” it is but a figurative reflection of israel. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.
The book of daniel in the old testament is best known to most bible readers as the story of a man who ate vegetables, interpreted dreams, survived a lions’ den, and whose friends withstood a blast furnace. The book of daniel is also one of the apocalyptic books in the bible, giving prophecy of the end-times jesus, in his teaching on the end times, refers to daniel the prophet, and mentions one of his prophecies (see matthew 24:15. Book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 1 daniel chapter 1: stranded in babylon  by i gordon background the book of daniel was written by, well, daniel, around 537 bc daniel identifies himself as the author of the book in daniel 12:4 and jesus also identified him in matt 24:15.
The book of daniel provides a strategy for the church when it is faced with idolatry christians are to keep on keeping on in faithful witness to the truth of god's word that strategy is exhibited by daniel and his like-minded fellows who were thrown into the furnace. Reflections on daniel 7-12 november 2, 2010 december 2, 2010 ~ nelima i’m reading through the bible in a year, and every month i (try to) post about what i’ve read. 59 daniel said, 'indeed your lie recoils on your own head: the angel of god is waiting with a sword to rend you in half, and destroy the pair of you' 60 then the whole assembly shouted, blessing god, the saviour of those who trust in him.
Book of daniel bible study chapter 8 god’s declaration of the end from the beginning by i gordon we saw in daniel chapter 7 that god gave daniel a vision of the four coming world empires. This is, in essence, a restatement of the great theme of the book of daniel: god is sovereign over the affairs of men and rules supremely in the world he is the final authority, the highest judge further, he oversees the appointment of national rulers. Daniel chapter 1 - taking a stand note: answers are provided for only some of the questions many questions are primarily to stimulate discussion and there are no right or wrong answers 1 who wrote the book of daniel.