Daniel: Trusting God
12/28/2016, by John Kincaid
Lesson 1003: Daniel 1:3-7, Pt.2
Others Bible characters were given new names in pagan cultures: Joseph and Esther.
Gen.41:45 Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphenath-paneah.
Esther 2:7 Mordecai was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther
Satan wants to change our patterns of living and thinking until we conform to culture.
In contrast to the other captives, these 4 remained true to God while away from home.
Their faithfulness shines even brighter in the context of Israel’s captivity and apostasy.
In every age, God is looking for people of prayer and moral integrity that He can use.
Daniel and friends are among the best role models for teenagers of every generation.
Evil leaders can capture a generation of young people by destroying their beliefs.
Hitler used indoctrination and mind control; today the subversion of youth is more subtle.
About This Series
The book of Daniel, unlike any other, shows us that God is in control.
Daniel shows that God's wisdom is infinite, and God's love is perfect.
Because this is true, we can trust God.
This series seeks to build deep trust in God. Then even in troubled times, we can live without fear.