Nations constantly fight and war against one another, and sometimes, God’s people are caught in the fray. When that happens, God’s people suffer and sometimes experience persecution. This passage teaches us that God sovereignly rules over the ebb and flow of worldly power, to trust Him, and hold fast to Him, no matter what happens in the world.
Have you ever experienced great suffering? Have you ever watched someone else suffer and felt helpless to do anything about it? This passage teaches us how a true sight of our great Savior strengthens us to endure sufferings and difficulties and glorify God. And it teaches us what we need to do in order to find comfort and strength in Him.
This is one of the most difficult and controversial passages in the Bible relating to prophecy. This sermon deals with the “seventy weeks” of biblical prophecy that spans from the decree of Cyrus until the coming of Christ, the destruction of Jerusalem and the final antichrist. In this prophecy, God exhorts His people to endure patiently, while He accomplishes the fulness of His redemptive purposes.
What does the Bible say about how we should pray? How do God’s providence, God’s Word, and prayer relate to one another? This sermon looks at Daniel’s model prayer of exaltation, confession, and supplication and shows how God’s love motivates us to pray faithfully.
Rulers of ancient kingdoms were evil tyrants, echoes of the serpent in the garden, and shadowy anticipations of the Antichrist to come. Listen to this sermon to hear how we should think and live in a world ruled by evil men.