Category: The journey

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I know who holds the future

In the first year of Darius son of Xerxes (a Mede by descent), who was made ruler over the Babylonian kingdom— in the first year of his reign, I, Daniel, understood from the Scriptures,...

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A leader of pure evil

Daniel’s vision in chapter 8 is of a ram and a goat. The ram has two horns of different lengths and runs this way and that. No animal could stand against it, and none...

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Being odd for God

In the last post, we learnt how this decree had come to pass. This decree that no one should pray to anyone else except the king. And what is Daniel’s response? He just carries...

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Jealousy in the workplace

Daniel in the den of lions. Such a familiar story! But before we jump to that den with those lions, let’s take our time and work our way slowly through Daniel 6, because there’s...

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The writing’s on the wall

Did you pick up on this expression from the story in Daniel 5? This story is actually the origin of this widely used idiom. In this account, the writing on the wall is a...

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Power struggles

In Daniel 4, we see one king, King Nebuchadnezzar being ‘cut down to size’ by the one true God, the God of Daniel and the exiles. This king responds by recognising his place before...

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Cut down to size

Daniel 4 tells of another dream that Nebuchadnezzar experiences -this time of a tall, strong, beautiful, abundant tree that is cut down to the stump. He wants everyone to know what happened, everyone to...

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Don’t praise me, praise my God

So yesterday I shared about some of our struggles as a family right now and we received lots of messages of encouragement and support, which were really lovely, so thank you, all of you....

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Sharing our struggles

Sometimes we go to church whether we feel like it or not. When our world is crumbling all around us and we hear how God is God and God is good and God changes...