By Rodney Stortz
Containing either positive tales of God's provision and tricky prophetic photos, the ebook of Daniel stirs readers' mind's eye and curiosity. Examples abound of Daniel's loyal commitment to the God of Israel, and the prophet describes the coming days in awesome element. all through this ebook the character of Daniel's God is published to us. God's plans for the long run judgment and deliverance of this international, and his fans' dating with him all through those occasions, mark the e-book. he's a God who loves his humans and is in sovereign keep watch over over all of the occasions of this international. His wisdom and keep an eye on over either current conditions and destiny occasions is indisputable. during this examine of Daniel, Pastor Rodney Stortz showcases the coming triumph of God's country. Stortz's cautious exegesis and perceptive functions specialise in own holiness, the knowledge and chronic of God, and the significance of Daniel's prophecies relating the Messiah, the Antichrist, and Antiochus Epiphanes. moreover, this statement makes use of the sunshine of the hot testomony to unseal Daniel's scroll, giving a transparent realizing of his prophecies. This expositional statement exhibits it seems that how principal the booklet of Daniel is for realizing coming judgment and the need for trustworthy residing until eventually then.
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That realization by anyone in power will keep him humble in his leadership. His power will not go to his head. The Revealer of Mysteries mentions in one verse the next two coming kingdoms, Persia and Greece: “After you, another kingdom will rise, inferior to yours. Next, a third kingdom, one of bronze, will rule over the whole earth” (Daniel 2:39). Then he reveals in more detail the description of the fourth and ﬁnal kingdom: Finally, there will be a fourth kingdom, strong as iron — for iron breaks and smashes everything — and as iron breaks things to pieces, so it will crush and break all the others.
I am sure they were as amazed that he knew their thoughts as they were when he healed the young man moments later. Do you stand in awe of this God, the Revealer of Mysteries? He knows your heart, he knows your thoughts, and he knows your future. Give him the glory due his name. Now we will consider the dream that the Revealer of Mysteries revealed 40 DANIEL to Daniel, the dream that no other wise man in all the kingdom could reveal to King Nebuchadnezzar. The Statue Described (2:31-33) You looked, O king, and there before you stood a large statue — an enormous, dazzling statue, awesome in appearance.
C. and was obliged to surrender his possessions in Europe and Asia Minor. C. gave Western Greece to the Romans. 1 Rome had conquered the world, but it could not control itself. It was, as Daniel prophesied, “a divided kingdom . . partly strong and partly brittle” (vv. 41, 42). The seeds were planted in the beginning when the aristocratic ruling class became selfish, arrogant, and addicted to luxury. ”2 Conﬂicts between the aristocratic party and the popular party were inevitable. Then there was the problem of the slaves in the Roman Empire, who made up almost half the population.
Daniel: The Triumph of God's Kingdom (Preaching the Word) (Preaching the Word) by Rodney Stortz