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Daniel 6:10 NLT “But when Daniel learned that the law had been signed, he went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem. He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God.” The king during this season of Daniel’s life was King Darius. In order to be sure that his government was being run properly, King Darius put three other officials in charge of the governors. Daniel become one of these men, along with two others. He was a hard worker and eventually…

For I, the LORD your God, will hold your right hand, saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’ (Isaiah 41:13, NKJV) Living for God brings us many blessings and benefits. While the Christian life does not mean a problem-free life (think the apostle Paul, for example), it does mean God walks with us through its many challenges. There may also be times when God asks us to do exceedingly difficult things in His behalf—things that would be frightening on our own. Such was the “special assignment” Daniel faced as he stood before King Nebuchadnezzar. (Read Daniel 4.) A…

“Please test your servants for ten days, and let them give us vegetables to eat and water to drink.”  (Daniel 1:12 in the New King James Version of the Holy Bible) The book of Daniel is an intriguing story of a young man who lived for God in captivity.  The Babylonians tried everything they could to change him and even changed his name but he remained loyal to his God! Daniel knew what he was going to do before the king signed the decree.  He had purposed in his heart that he wasn’t going to eat the king’s meat.  He…