Death may or may not be on your mind, but the reality is it's coming for us all. As we wrap up our series in the book of Daniel, we hear the encouraging words that when this life ends a new one begins for those who put their hope in Jesus.
Sermon Category: Brave
Saying the words "I'm sorry" goes a long way especially when they're directed towards God. In this message the Prophet Daniel teaches us an important lesson when it comes to confessing our sins.
Take a fresh look at the famous story of Daniel and the lions' den as we'll learn important life lessons on how to respond to persecutions with our living God by our side.
God's patience is far greater than yours or mine. And yet, we're reminded that there is a limit to God's patience and we don't want to test that limit. Instead, we'll want to pay close attention to his warning signs so that we will remain firmly grounded in his grace and love.
Over the centuries, human beings have built and sculpted magnificent creations. King Nebuchadnezzar is credited for building one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Yet as great as his accomplishments were, the king later admitted that there is no one greater than the God of heaven.
Three men were caught in a life and death situation. They could have blamed God for their circumstances but instead they trusted that He would either save them or take them to heaven. That same confidence can be yours!
Different empires, kingdoms, nations, and countries have risen to power throughout the centuries. Each one thought it would last forever, but history has proven time and again that it's only a matter of time before they fall and their place will be taken by another. There is one kingdom though that the Prophet Daniel revealed will last forever, and it won't be established by human rulers. It will be established by God!
You can be afraid of God or you can fear God. There's a big difference and the Prophet Daniel and his friends demonstrate that for us in this message.
There are times when you find yourself faced with two not so great options without realizing that sometimes there's an "Option C". The prophet Daniel and his friends are going to help us turn to God when it seems like there's no logical way out.