Posts by Bruce Davie
To say we are torn within at the thought of having to leave you is an understatement.
And who is the god who will deliver you out of my hands?
All the peoples, nations, and languages fell down and worshiped the golden image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up.
“Truly, your God is God of gods and Lord of kings, and a revealer of mysteries, for you have been able to reveal this mystery.”
This was the dream. Now we will tell the king its interpretation.
To you, O king, as you lay in bed came thoughts of what would be after this, and he who reveals mysteries made known to you what is to be.
“Are you able to make known to me the dream that I have seen and its interpretation?”
Then Daniel replied with prudence and discretion to Arioch, the captain of the king’s guard, who had gone out to kill the wise men of Babylon. He declared to Arioch, the king’s captain, “Why is the decree of the king so urgent?” Then Arioch made the matter known to Daniel. And Daniel went in and requested the king to appoint him a time, that he might show the interpretation to the king. Then Daniel went to his house and made…
“I had a dream, and my spirit is troubled to know the dream.”
Opening statement goes here. Can also be italicized. As for these four youths, God gave them learning and skill in all literature and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. At the end of the time, when the king had commanded that they should be brought in, the chief of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. And the king spoke with them, and among all of them none was found like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah.…
But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king’s food, or with the wine that he drank.
Today we start with Daniel, as requested by a couple of readers. This reading plan is indented as a devotional guide that encourages you to discover what God is saying to you.