God Gives Comfort (Daniel 7)

Have you ever thought about the game Hide and Seek in connection with The Apocalypse? The word “apocalypse” merely means to make hidden things known. Hide and Seek has the “come out, come out wherever you are” feature to make hidden things revealed. They DO go together! Looking at the

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Stop and Think (Psalm 39)

Difficulties in life cause us to take stock of life, make any necessary adjustments, then proceed with new arrangements in place. We do this on a regular basis as part of life. Recently, our church family lost a dear member of our leadership team after a battle with illness. Today,

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God Gives Deliverance (Daniel 6)

Many are familiar with the account of Daniel in the den of lions. While you and I may never face that particular brand of punishment, we still face opposition and consequences for how we live our lives. The lessons of Daniel serve us well as an example of faithfulness to

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God Gives Correction (Daniel 5)

When someone mentions seeing “the writing on the wall” it is almost never in a positive context. There is something ominous about that phrase; and even those with no knowledge of the Bible understand the seriousness of “the writing on the wall.” Today we see the origin of that phrase;

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God Gives Grace (Daniel 4)

The great themes of HOPE and FAITHFULNESS are traced through the books of Daniel. We discover God giving hope to those in exile, wisdom to those needing understanding, and protection to those in times of trouble. All these provisions come to those who demonstrate faithfulness to an ever-faithful God who

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God Gives Wisdom (Daniel 2)

We are told Daniel was “10 times better” than other advisers to King Nebuchadnezzar. Was that a valid claim? How can that be measured? Was he really that good? Daniel chapter 2 answers that question definitively! More important than the glimpse into the future history of the world that is

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God Gives Hope (Daniel 1)

God is at work, even when His people are disobedient and in exile. When the nation of Judah was taken away to Babylon, God was faithful to provide hope for His people. Today’s passage in Daniel highlights God’s great faithfulness as He provides control over the events that take place,

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Making Kings (2 Kings 23 – 25)

“If Plan A doesn’t work, keep going; there are 25 other letters in the alphabet!” When it came to the final days of the kingdom of Judah, that seemed to be their leadership policy. The kings and leaders were changed almost seemingly at random; yet God continues to demonstrate His

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Tracing God’s Hand (2 Kings 15 – 23)

Events of history do not occur in a vacuum. Too often we miss the connections between the Old and New Testament accounts; and then wonder why understanding the Biblical record seems so difficult. Today we trace God’s hand through the course of history in the nation of Judah, particularly among

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