So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Romans 10:17 (NKJV)

Assyrian Presbyterian Church of San Jose

ܥܕܬܐ ܦܪܣܒܝܬܪܝܬܐ ܕܐܬܘܖ̈ܝܐ ܒܣܢ ܗܘܙܝ

Results of Daniel not compromising on the lifestyle

-Unashamed Boldness (vs. 8)

-Higher (than norm) Standard (vs. 8)

-Godly Protection (vs. 9)

-Persistence (vs. 10-12)

-Unblemished faith (vs. 12-13)

-Unusual test (vs. 14-16)

-Heavenly blessing (vs. 17-20)

-Influence through uncompromised living (vs.21)

King’s Forgotten Dream

-We begin to see the calling of Daniel unfolding

-Chapter One has been preparing Daniel

-God set Daniel in the right place

-Daniel was equipped to be God’s man

-Daniel set an uncompromising standard for his own life

-Daniel had an amazing commitment to righteous character

-Daniel 1:17

-II Timothy 2:21

King’s Forgotten Dream

-The dream (Daniel 2:1-3)

-Napopolassar, Nebuchadnezzar’s father

-God reveal great historical truth through pagan kings. Why?

-Why didn’t God just somebody in their heart?

-Numbers 12:6-8

-Nebuchadnezzar calls for the brain trust of his nation

-Magicians, astrologers, the sorcerers, the Chaldeans