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Finally, we come back to the verse that prompted this closer look at Daniel 3. We have already seen how Neb’s perception of the god he worships seems less than god-like. If worship must be coerced, then something must lacking … Continue reading
So we are assuming that Nebuchadnezzar (we’re calling him Neb) truly believes in whatever entity he has created an idol to. Now he wants others to worship this being as well. His words tell us something about his beliefs. 1) … Continue reading
So Neb is the king. He already has the authority over Babylon and those he has captured — Jews and who knows who else. (Just a reminder: we are in the third chapter of Daniel.) Now he has a huge … Continue reading
Please read. ‘Nuff said.
The first clue we have about the gods that Neb worships is that the worship is forced. There are other examples of forced worship throughout history, up to current times. Countries have designated a state religion, and sometimes refuse to … Continue reading
There is a king in the Bible, in the book of Daniel, named Nebuchadnezzar (let’s just call him Neb, for short). I think he worshipped for the same reasons, and with the same mindset, of probably 99.9% of the non-Christian … Continue reading
Daniel 2God – You use the most harrowing of circumstances to:– conform us to You– confirm Your power– make Yourself known But we must:trust Your powertrust Your sovereigntytrust Your wisdom ask questionsseek You through prayerhave boldness