Date: August 19, 2001

Series: Daniel: Revealer of Mysteries

Speaker: Steve Hixon

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Daniel: Lesson 1
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The Crucible
Daniel 1


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In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it…

Among these were some from Judah: Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. The chief official gave them new names:

At the end of the time set by the king to bring them in, the chief official presented them to Nebuchad-nezzar…

And Daniel remained there until the first year of King Cyrus.

A severe test, as of patience or belief; a trial. A place, time, or situation characterized by the confluence of powerful intellectual, social, economic, or political forces.

The Historical Setting





The Pressure





The Test





The Long Haul



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