DANIEL 2 - THE DREAM

1.        Describe the image that Daniel told the king he saw in his dream: (vs. 31-33) A) Brightness: ___________________ B) Form: _______________________ C) Head: _______________________ D) Breast/Arms: _________________ E) Belly/Thighs: _________________ F) Legs: _______________________ G) Feet: _______________________

2.        What else did King Nebuchadnezzar see in his dream? (vs. 34) A __________ cut without ____________

         What did it do to the image? A) Laid a foundation B) Broke the feet, then broke the image into pieces

3.        What happened to the image? (vs. 35)

         It became as the ___________ of the summer threshing floors.

         The _________ carried them away, that _____ __________ was found for them.

4.        What happened to the stone? (vs. 35) It became a great _______________ and filled the whole ______________.

THE INTERPRETATION

5.        Fill in the interpretation given by Daniel: A) Gold Head (vs. 37) : King ________________________ B) Silver Breast (vs. 39): Another kingdom, __________ to Babylon C) Brass Belly (vs. 39): A 3rd kingdom ruling over all the _______ D) Iron Legs (vs.40-41): A fourth kingdom that would be ________ E) Iron/Clay Feet : (vs. 42) Partly ___________, partly ___________

6.        What kind of kingdom would God set up during this time? (vs. 44) ...shall never be _______________: and the kingdom shall not be left to other ___________, but it shall ______________ in pieces and ____________ all these kingdoms, and it shall stand ______ __________.

7.        What would God use to break these kingdoms into pieces? (vs. 45) ___________

8.        What did King Nebuchadnezzar say about Daniels God? (vs. 47) ...your God is...a revealer of __________,

9.        What did the king do for Daniel? (vs. 48)

         Made him a __________ _________

         Gave him many ________

         Made him ruler over ______________________

         Made him chief of _______ ______________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1.        This stone was cut out of the mountain without hands. Compare to the work of hands in Psalm 28:4-5 and Jeremiah 1:16. Who then, has cut this stone without hands?

2.        This stone was used by God , both to destroy and to build. How do the following verses connect to Daniel 2:44?

         Genesis 49:24; Isaiah 28:16

         Matthew 21:42; Acts 4: 10-12; I Peter 2:6-8

3.        Respond to the amazing concept of how God continues to preserve His elect through the era of the kingdoms, until that day when the final stone is laid in the heavenly kingdom of Zion.

4.       


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1.

ERA OF KINGDOMS

1)      BABYLONIAN/ASSYRIAN 1211 BC- 539 BC -Famous Leaders: Shalmaneser, Nebuchandessar -Lifetime of the OT prophets, including Daniel/Ezekiel

2)      PERSIAN 550 BC 330 BC -Famous Leaders: Darius, Cyrus -Lifetime of Haggai, Zachariah; Esther, Nehemiah, Ezra.

3)      GREECIAN 330 BC - 167 BC Famous Leader: Alexander the Great -Period during the 400 years of silence

ROMAN 167 BC - 476 AD Famous leaders: Julius Caesar, Pompey, Herod, Caesar Augustus. -Period of Christs birthPalestine was swept into the great empires of Babylon, Persia, Greece and Rome over a period of 650 years.

2.

WITHOUT HANDS (3028) - open hand, power

3.

MOUNTAIN (2906) - only used twice, both in Daniel 2; a rock or hill

Who Is The Stone?


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Daniel 2:31-49


The Years of Exile


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Behold I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation

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A GREAT IMAGE


SECONDARY


1.

GOD (4026) - used throughout Daniel 3, has no difference between God and gods.

2.

GOD (1543/2126) - supreme God; used in Daniel 4:2

3.

VISAGE (600) - the face; only time used in the Bible is in Daniel 3:19

SECONDARY


THE FIERY FURNACE


being gathered together saw these men upon whose bodies the fire had no power


DANIEL 3

1.        Describe the image that King Nebuchanezzar had built: (vs. 1)

         Material: ________________________

         Height/Width: ___________________

         Placed: _________________________

2.        Who did the king call together for the dedication of the image? (vs. 2) A) All people of office and authority B) The workers of the fields

3.        At the sound of the music, what we they called to do? (vs. 5) A) Dance B) Fall down and worship the image

4.        What would be the consequence of disobedience? (vs. 6) A) Demotion B) Cast into the fiery furnace in the same hour

5.        Who was tattled on by certain Chaldean men for not obeying the kings orders? ( vs. 12) _________________________ _________________________________

6.        How did the king respond? (vs. 14-15) A) He had them thrown in the furnace right away B) He called them in and asked why they didnt obey his orders

7.       What was the answer the men gave? (vs. 17-18) IF IT BE SO, our ________ whom we serve is able to ___________ us from the _____________ fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine _______, O king. BUT IF NOT, be it _____________ unto thee, O king, that we will _______ serve thy gods, ______ worship the golden image

8.        After the king became so angry at this defiance, how much hotter did he demand the furnace to be heated? (vs. 19) ______

9.        Who did the king order to bind up these men? (vs. 20) ______________________

10.     What happened to the kings men? (vs. 22) _________________________________

11.     When the king looked inside the furnace, how many men did he see? (vs. 25) _____

         How did Nebuchadnezzar describe the fourth? __________________________

12.     How were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego described when called out of the fire? (vs. 27)

         Bodies: __________________________

         Hair: _________________

         Coats: ________________

         Smell: ________________

13.     What did the king do after he witnessed all this? (4:1-3) He _____________ God.

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VERSE OF THE WEEK

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people and they shall say, The Lord is my God. -Zechariah 13:9


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 3 - 4:3


A Biblical Study


Three Things to Think About:


1.        THE RESPONSE of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego after facing this life threatening conflict. Daniel 3:17-18

         What can be learned from this response?

         When are we afraid to approach God this way?

         How does the prayer of these men conflict with the contemporary idea of the power of prayer?

2.        THE FIRE HAD NO POWER - on Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego as it did on the mighty men who threw them in the fire. Contrast the two groups.

         Zechariah 13:9; Matthew 13:41-43

3.        THE PRAISE OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR - all the world will recognize the power of the Lord on that last day, including the unsaved.

         Isaiah 45:22-23; Philippians 2:9-11


Our God Whom We Serve Is Able to Deliver Us


SUGGESTION FOR PRAYER
 

   Pray that we might be reminded to pray, But if not and not only pray if.

   Pray that we might trust Gods will for our lives.

   Pray that we might live a life glorifying to the Lord so we can approach Him in prayer with the same confidence as Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

    


THE FIERY FURNACE


1.     What did King Nebuchanezzar build? A) A great palace B) A great image

         How tall did he build it? A) 3 stories B) 6 stories C) 9 stories

2.     Who did the king call together for the dedication of the image? A) All the important people of office B) All the workers of the fields

3.     At the sound of the music, what were they called to do? A) Dance B) Fall down and worship the image

4.     What would happen if someone didnt obey? A) They would lose their job B) Throw him into the fiery furnace

5.     Who didnt obey the kings orders? A) Shadrach B) Meshach C) Abednego

6.     The king became very

 

7. Did Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego get scared?

         What did they say to the king? (Read)

IF IT BE SO, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace

BUT IF NOT we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image

         What can we learn from this? A) To accept Gods answer to our prayers B) We always get what we pray for

8. How much hotter did he demand the furnace to be heated? A) 2 times B) 3 times C) 7 times

9.     What happened to the kings mighty men who threw Shadrach and his friends in the fire?

A) They were killed by the fire B) They laughed and walked away

10. When the king looked inside the furnace, how many men did he see? __________

11. Did the fire hurt Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego?

12. What does the fire represent? A) Heaven B) Hell

13. What will save a child of God from the wrath of hell? A) Good things we do B) Jesus blood on the cross

 

 


The Years of Exile


Daniel 3 - 4:3


A Biblical Study


(Draw/color the furnace with the men inside)


1.

GOD (4026) - used throughout Daniel 3, has no difference between God and gods.

2.

GOD (1543/2126) - supreme God; used in Daniel 4:2

3.

VISAGE (600) - the face; only time used in the Bible is in Daniel 3:19

SUGGESTION FOR PRAYER
 

   Pray that we might be reminded to pray, But if not and not only pray if.

   Pray that we might trust Gods will for our lives.

   Pray that we might live a life glorifying to the Lord so we can approach Him in prayer with the same confidence as Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

    


THE FIERY FURNACE


ADULT


being gathered together saw these men upon whose bodies the fire had no power


DANIEL 3

1.        Describe the image that King Nebuchanezzar had built: (vs. 1)

2.        Who did the king call together for the dedication of the image? (vs. 2)

3.        At the sound of the music, what were they called to do? (vs. 5)

4.        What would be the consequence of disobedience? (vs. 6)

5.        Who was tattled on by certain Chaldean men for not obeying the kings orders?

6.        How did the king respond? (vs. 14-15)

7.       What was the answer the men gave? (vs. 17-18)

IF IT BE SO...

BUT IF NOT...

8.        After the king became so angry at this defiance, how much hotter did he demand the furnace to be heated? (vs. 19)

 

9.        Who did the king order to bind up these men? (vs. 20)

 

10.     What happened to the kings men? (vs. 22)

11.     When the king looked inside the furnace, how many men did he see? (vs. 25 )

         How did Nebuchadnezzar describe the fourth?

12.     How were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego described when called out of the fire? (vs. 27)

13.     What did the king do after he witnessed all this? (4:1-3)

 

 


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people and they shall say, The Lord is my God. -Zechariah 13:9


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 3 - 4:3


A Biblical Study


Three Things to Think About:


1.        THE RESPONSE of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego after facing this life threatening conflict. Daniel 3:17-18

         What can be learned from this response?

         When are we afraid to approach God this way?

         How does the prayer of these men conflict with the contemporary idea of the power of prayer?

2.        THE FIRE HAD NO POWER - on Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego as it did on the mighty men who threw them in the fire. Contrast the two groups.

         Zechariah 13:9

         Matthew 13:41-43

3.        THE PRAISE OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR - all the world will recognize the power of the Lord on that last day, including the unsaved.

         Isaiah 45:22-23

         Philippians 2:9-11


Our God Whom We Serve Is Able to Deliver Us


1.

GOD (4026) - used throughout Daniel 3, has no difference between God and gods.

2.

GOD (1543/2126) - supreme God; used in Daniel 4:2

3.

VISAGE (600) - the face; only time used in the Bible is in Daniel 3:19

SUGGESTION FOR PRAYER
 

   Pray that we might be reminded to pray, But if not and not only pray if.

   Pray that we might trust Gods will for our lives.

   Pray that we might live a life glorifying to the Lord so we can approach Him in prayer with the same confidence as Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.

    


THE FIERY FURNACE


PRIMARY


being gathered together saw these men upon whose bodies the fire had no power


DANIEL 3

1.        Describe the image that King Nebuchanezzar had built: (vs. 1)

         Material: ________________________

         Height/Width: ___________________

         Placed: _________________________

2.        Who did the king call together for the dedication of the image? (vs. 2) A) All people of office and authority B) The workers of the fields

3.        At the sound of the music, what we they called to do? (vs. 5) A) Dance B) Fall down and worship the image

4.        What would be the consequence of disobedience? (vs. 6) A) Demotion B) Cast into the fiery furnace in the same hour

5.        Who was tattled on by certain Chaldean men for not obeying the kings orders? ( vs. 12) _________________________ _________________________________

6.        How did the king respond? (vs. 14-15) A) He had them thrown in the furnace right away B) He called them in and asked why they didnt obey his orders

7.       What was the answer the men gave? (vs. 17-18) IF IT BE SO, our ________ whom we serve is able to ___________ us from the _____________ fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine _______, O king. BUT IF NOT, be it _____________ unto thee, O king, that we will _______ serve thy gods, ______ worship the golden image

8.        After the king became so angry at this defiance, how much hotter did he demand the furnace to be heated? (vs. 19) ______

9.        Who did the king order to bind up these men? (vs. 20) ______________________

10.     What happened to the kings men? (vs. 22) _________________________________

11.     When the king looked inside the furnace, how many men did he see? (vs. 25) _____

         How did Nebuchadnezzar describe the fourth? __________________________

12.     How were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego described when called out of the fire? (vs. 27)

         Bodies: __________________________

         Hair: _________________

         Coats: ________________

         Smell: ________________

13.     What did the king do after he witnessed all this? (4:1-3) He _____________ God.

14.      

15.   


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people and they shall say, The Lord is my God. -Zechariah 13:9


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 3 - 4:3


A Biblical Study


Two Things to Think About:


1.        THE RESPONSE of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego after facing this life threatening conflict. Daniel 3:17-18

         What can be learned from this response? A) Understand that God doesnt always answer our prayers the way we want Him to B) Trust that Gods will is perfect for us, no matter what the outcome

         Is it scary when we dont know how God will answer our pray? Explain:

2.        THE FIRE HAD NO POWER - on Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego as it did on the mighty men who threw them in the fire.

         When will there be another furnace of fire? Matt. 13:41-43 ____________________

         Who will be thrown into that furnace? _________________________________

         Who will God refine through the fire? (Zech. 13:9) ______________________

 

 


Our God Whom We Serve Is Able to Deliver Us