As Paul finishes his letter to Timothy, teaching him to finish well, he reminds him that he is not alone. As Paul remembers his friends, notice the slight but dramatic difference between the text’s main points.
Daniel’s final vision concludes with comforting words. Daniel has been hearing about the future in store for his people, the nation of Israel. There was more in store than just a return to the land. Yes, there would be more trouble and days of testing. At the end, however, God will have the final word. […]