Daniel’s story is like none other. Taken hostage to Babylon as a teenager, he rose to become chief adviser to two world leaders, Babylon’s King Nebuchadnezzar and Media-Persia’s King Darius.
Daniel’s story is like none other. Taken hostage to Babylon as a teenager, he rose to become chief adviser to two world leaders, Babylon’s King Nebuchadnezzar and Media-Persia’s King Darius. Along the way, God showed him some of the most remarkable glimpses of the future you’ll find anywhere in Scripture.
The famous story of the three boys in the fiery furnace. Jack presents it as a model of the Great Tribulation, with the three boys representing Israel, the King of Babylon as the anti-Christ, and the astrologers, or Chaldeans, as the false prophet. The question is, where’s Daniel?
Several of the sayings we still use today come from this chapter. “The handwriting’s on the wall”, “your days are numbered”, and “your number’s up” are some examples. This is the story of how an impregnable fortress was conquered without a battle using a plan God devised before it existed.
With chapter 7 the Book of Daniel shifts from a chronological account of the Prophet’s life in Babylon to a series of prophetic visions he received. The first one has to do with Gentile Dominion and describes the Kingdoms who would rule the world from Daniel’s time until now.
The focus of Daniel 8 is Alexander the Great’s defeat of the Persians, and the subsequent domination of Israel by one of his successors. Learn how God used Alexander to prepare the world to receive the Gospel, and see a clear model of the anti-Christ in the second of Daniel’s four visions of the End Times.
This is by far the most complex passage in all of Scripture with 135 historically validated prophecies fulfilled within the span of just a few hundred years. To help you keep track of them all see the written version, The End Times According To Daniel Part 3.
With verse 36, Daniel 11 goes from history to prophecy, from the anti-Christ to the Millennium. In this study we’ll challenge the traditional views of both the anti-Christ’s origins and the headquarters of the revived Roman Empire. Did the Romans control two cities on seven hills? An exciting conclusion!