Daniel’s 70 weeks

As a young man, Daniel was taken captive by Babylon in 605 B.C.  There he served under several rulers and two empires (the Babylonian and the Medo-Persian).  Near the end of his life, while reading the book of Jeremiah (9:2; cf. Jer. 25:11-12), Daniel realized that the promise of 70 years of judgment under the […]

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Daniel’s visions

In Daniel’s prophecy, he received a number of visions relating to future empires and their relationship with Israel. Here is a simple chart to overview and explain these visions:

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Thanksgiving Thinking, Part 2

The handwriting was on the wall. God had spoken.  And it wasn’t good news for the king and his minions. Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin. God has numbered the days of the kingdom, the king has been evaluated and found deficient, and the kingdom would be given to another empire.  That night. What was the great […]

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