Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

Part 5 Silent Lions (For Daniel) The king did not sleep at all that night.  Meanwhile in the lion’s den… I could well imagine that there were a lot of snores that were coming from a corner of the den.  Of course, you do know that this would have been the corner where Daniel was. Continue reading “Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution”

Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

Part 4 The Longest Night Ever (For the King) It was a mystery that could not be solved. “How could I have allowed myself to be duped like this?” the king muttered to himself.  He threw another scroll aside and one of the servants sighed as it fell on the floor where the hundred orContinue reading “Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution”

Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

Part 3 Daniel 6:4-14 The Plan and the Decree The conspirators needed to get rid of Daniel in short order.  They decided that there must be something in his life that they could blackmail him with.  However, there was nothing to find because he could not be bribed, and he could not be bought.  HeContinue reading “Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution”

Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

Part 2 Daniel 6 New Government and a Promotion A new King, Darius of the Medes was in power. This is after Daniel had prophesied the downfall of Babylon.  He thought some re-organization of the Kingdom was in order and decided that He wanted one hundred and twenty Governors to rule over his provinces andContinue reading “Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution”

Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution

Part 1 Trials often precede Promotion (Daniel 1-5) Daniel had survived being taken from his homeland Israel and moving to Babylon. The Head of the Eunuchs was in charge of all of the captives that had come from Israel. However, these were no ordinary captives.  They were from the Royal Family and others of theContinue reading “Daniel: a story of promotion and persecution”