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.       


Your God is...A Revealer of Secrets


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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?


A Biblical Study



Daniel 2:31-49


The Years of Exile


VERSE OF THE WEEK

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

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The Years of Exile



 


A GREAT IMAGE


SECONDARY


1.

BABYLON - early tablet recordings from 2400BC, show it was in the height of its power and glory during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar; Located 50 miles south of Baghdad (capital of Iraq), it is now a series of mounds 5 miles in extent, on the left bank of the Euphrates River.

2.

THE REIGN OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR II - (605BC - 562BC) The grandeur of Babylon is literally the 42 year reign of Nebuchadnezzar. His father, a general to the Assyrian army, rebelled and led the way for his sons empire. Nebuchadnezzars successors, his son, sons-in-law and grandson, led brief reigns (totaling 23 years) be-fore falling easy prey to the Persians under Cyrus.

3.

EVIL-MERODACH - successor and son of Nebuchadnezzar during the reign of King Jehoichin (II Ki. 25:27)

4.

BELSHAZZAR - grandson of Nebuchadnezzar; last king to reign for Babylon.

SECONDARY


THE SECOND DREAM


that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will


DANIEL 4

1.       What state of mind are we told that Nebuchadnezzar was in before he had the dream? (vs. 4) ...at __________ in mine house, and _______________ in my palace.

2.        How did the dream change his mood? (vs. 5) ...which made me ______________, and the ________________ upon my bed and the visions of my head _______________ me.

3.        Who did Nebuchadnezzar bring in to give him an interpretation of the dream? (vs. 7) M_______________; A______________; C_______________; S_______________

         Did they know the interpretation? ______

4.        Who did the king call in last? (vs. 8) __________________________

5.        Of what did the king remind Daniel? (vs. 8) A) His name was Belteshazzar B) He was named after the kings god C) He had the spirit of the holy gods

6.        Describe the kings 2nd dream: (vs. 10-16)

         A _____ whose height reached _________

         The leaves were ________, the fruit was _________ and it had food for ________; the fowls of heaven lived in the _________ and all ______________ was fed of it.

         Then, a ___________ and a ________ one came from heaven and ________ down the tree and left the __________ of its roots.

         The heart of the stump changed from a mans to that of a _______ for ___ (years).

7.        What was the decree? (vs. 17) ...that the ____________ may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of ________, and ___________ it to whomsoever he will

8.        What was the interpretation?

         The tree (vs. 22): ___________________

         The watcher (vs. 24): ________________

         The purpose (vs. 25b): _______________ _________________________________

9.        What did Daniel warn the king to do? (vs. 27) ...break off thy _________ by _________________ and thine iniquities by showing ___________ to the _________...

10.     What was the king doing after 12 months? (vs. 30) _________________________

11.     What happened while the words were still in his mouth? (vs. 31) ______________________ ______________________

12.     What did this humility force King Nebuchadnezzar to do? (vs. 37) ___________ ______________________ ______________________ ______________________

 

 

 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

 

But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. -Hebrews 3:13


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 4:437


A Biblical Study


The Intent of the Dream


1.        Re-read the intent of the dream as stated in Daniel 4:25. Does this intent pertain to both the righteous and unrighteous?

         Job 9:12-14, 22; 10:7; 34:9

         Psalm 115:1-3

2.        Compare the warning in Daniel 4:27 with the reaction in 4:29-30. What seems to happen over time? Jeremiah 5:12

         As Nebuchadnezzars heart was hardened, how is the heart of mankind hardened today? Hebrews 3: 13.

3.        What is the result of a hardened heart?

         Jeremiah 5:3

4.        Compare/contrast the reaction of a believer (Job 42:1-6) to an unbeliever (Daniel 4: 34-37 ) in the face of adversity.

         What is similar?

         What is different?

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Visions of My Head Troubled Me


SUGGESTION FOR PRAYER
 

  

    


THE SECOND DREAM


1.     King Nebuchadnezzar had a second dream. What was it about? (Draw clouds here)

A) A great mountain B) A great tree

2.     Who did Nebuchadnezzar ask to explain his dream?

A) His wise men B) His magicians C) Both A and B

         Did they know the meaning of the dream? ______

3. Who did the king call in last? A) His wife B) Daniel

4.     Describe the kings 2nd dream:

         A whose height reached H __ __ V __ N

         It had lots of and and gave S H __ D __ to the animals

         Then, one came from heaven and down the and left the S T __ M P of its roots.

         The of the stump changed from a mans to that of a B__ __ S T for a time of ____ years.

5.     Who did Daniel say the tree represented? A) Israel B) King Nebuchadnezzar

6.     Who was the one from heaven that ordered the tree to be cut down? A) Nebuchadnezzars god B) The only true God

7.     What was the reason for the dream?

A) To prove the king was a little crazy

B) To know that God is in charge of everything that happens

8. What did Daniel warn the king to do? Turn from his S __ N S, and change his W __ Y S.

9. What was the king doing after 12 months? A) Bragging B) Fighting

10. What happened while the words were still in his mouth? A) He fell down dead B) He turned into a wild man and acted like a beast for 7 years.

11. What did the king do after he was humbled? A) He was mad B) He praised God

Who is in charge of everything that happens to us?


 


The Years of Exile


Daniel 4:437


A Biblical Study


The Visions of My Head Troubled Me


(Draw animals here)


(Draw a heart here)


1.

BABYLON - although early tablet recordings are from 2400BC, it was in the height of its power and glory during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar; Located 50 miles south of Baghdad (capital of Iraq), it is now a series of mounds 5 miles in extent, on the left bank of the Euphrates River.

2.

THE REIGN OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR II - (605BC - 562BC) The grandeur of Babylon is literally the 42 year reign of Nebuchadnezzar. His father, a general to the Assyrian army, rebelled and led the way for his sons empire. Nebuchadnezzars successors, his son, sons-in-law and grandson, led brief reigns (totaling 23 years) be-fore falling easy prey to the Persians under Cyrus.

3.

EVIL-MERODACH - successor and son of Nebuchadnezzar during the reign of King Jehoichin (II Ki. 25:27)

4.

BELSHAZZAR - grandson of Nebuchadnezzar; last king to reign for Babylon.

THE SECOND DREAM


ADULT


that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will


DANIEL 4

1.        What state of mind are we told that Nebuchadnezzar was in before he had the dream? (vs. 4)

2.        How did the dream change his mood? (vs. 5)

3.        Who did Nebuchadnezzar bring in to give him an interpretation of the dream? (vs. 7)

         Did they know the interpretation?

4.        Who did the king call in last? (vs. 8)

         Of what did the king remind Daniel?

5.        Describe the kings 2nd dream: (vs. 10-16)

 

6.        What was the decree? (vs. 17) ...that the ____________ may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of ________, and ___________ it to whomsoever he will

7.        What was the interpretation?

         The tree (vs. 22):

         The watcher (vs. 24):

         The purpose (vs. 25b):

8.        What did Daniel warn the king to do? (vs. 27)

9.        What was the king doing after 12 months? (vs. 30)

10.     What happened while the words were still in his mouth? (vs. 31)

11.     After the kings understanding returned to him, how did he respond? (vs. 34-35)

12.     What did this humility force King Nebuchadnezzar to do? (vs. 37)

 

 

 

 


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

 

But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. -Hebrews 3:13


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 4:437


A Biblical Study


The Intent of the Dream


1.        Re-read the intent of the dream as stated in Daniel 4:25. Does this intent pertain to both the righteous and unrighteous?

         Job 9:12-14, 22; 10:7; 34:9

         Psalm 115: 1-3

2.        Compare the warning in Daniel 4:27 with the reaction in 4:29-30. What seems to happen as a result of time? Jeremiah 5:12

         As Nebuchadnezzars heart was continually hardened, how is the heart of mankind hardened today? Hebrews 3: 13b.

3.        What is the result of a hardened heart?

         Jeremiah 5:3

4.        Compare/contrast the reaction of a believer (Job 42:1-6) to an unbeliever (Daniel 4: 34-37 ) in the face of adversity.

         Is Nebuchadnezzar a picture of the anti-christ/unsaved acknowledging God at the end of time, or is he an example of those who come to Christ through humility?

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Visions of My Head Troubled Me


1.

BABYLON - early tablet recordings from 2400BC, show it was in the height of its power and glory during the reign of Nebuchadnezzar; Located 50 miles south of Baghdad (capital of Iraq), it is now a series of mounds 5 miles in extent, on the left bank of the Euphrates River.

2.

THE REIGN OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR II - (605BC - 562BC) The grandeur of Babylon is literally the 42 year reign of Nebuchadnezzar. His father, a general to the Assyrian army, rebelled and led the way for his sons empire. Nebuchadnezzars successors, his son, sons-in-law and grandson, led brief reigns (totaling 23 years) be-fore falling easy prey to the Persians under Cyrus.

3.

EVIL-MERODACH - successor and son of Nebuchadnezzar during the reign of King Jehoichin (II Ki. 25:27)

4.

BELSHAZZAR - grandson of Nebuchadnezzar; last king to reign for Babylon.

THE SECOND DREAM


PRIMARY


that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will


DANIEL 4

1.       What state of mind are we told that Nebuchadnezzar was in before he had the dream? (vs. 4) ...at __________ in mine house, and _______________ in my palace.

2.        How did the dream change his mood? (vs. 5) ...which made me ______________, and the ________________ upon my bed and the visions of my head _______________ me.

3.        Who did Nebuchadnezzar bring in to give him an interpretation of the dream? (vs. 7) M_______________; A______________; C_______________; S_______________

         Did they know the interpretation? ______

4.        Who did the king call in last? (vs. 8) __________________________

5.        Of what did the king remind Daniel? (vs. 8) A) His name was Belteshazzar B) He was named after the kings god C) He had the spirit of the holy gods

6.        Describe the kings 2nd dream: (vs. 10-16)

         A _____ whose height reached _________

         The leaves were ________, the fruit was _________ and it had food for ________; the fowls of heaven lived in the _________ and all ______________ was fed of it.

         Then, a ___________ and a ________ one came from heaven and ________ down the tree and left the __________ of its roots.

         The heart of the stump changed from a mans to that of a _______ for ___ (years).

7.        What was the decree? (vs. 17) ...that the ____________ may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of ________, and ___________ it to whomsoever he will

8.        What was the interpretation?

         The tree (vs. 22): ___________________

         The watcher (vs. 24): ________________

9.        What did Daniel warn the king to do? (vs. 27) ...break off thy _________ by _________________ and thine iniquities by showing ___________ to the _________...

10.     What was the king doing after 12 months? (vs. 30) A) Bragging B) Fighting

11.     What happened while the words were still in his mouth? (vs. 31) A) He fell down dead B) He turned into a beast

12.    What did this humility force King Nebuchadnezzar to do? (vs. 37) A) He praised God B) He admitted that Gods ways are true C) He admitted he walked in pride

 

 

 


1.        Re-read the intent of the dream as stated in Daniel 4:25. Does this intent pertain to both the saved and unsaved? _________

         Job 9:22; 10:7; 34:9

         Psalm 115:1-3

2.        Compare the warning in Daniel 4:27 with the reaction in 4:29-30. What seems to happen over time? Jeremiah 5:12 A) A person does not receive _________ and continues in his sinful ways.

         As Nebuchadnezzars heart was hardened, how is the heart of mankind hardened today? Hebrews 3: 13. Through the _____________________ of sin.

3.        What is the result of a hardened heart? Jeremiah 5:3; 5:12 A) People cant tell anymore if things are of God or not B) They refuse to receive correction C) Both A and B

 

 

 

 

 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

 

But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. -Hebrews 3:13


F.Y.I. CORNER


The Years of Exile


Daniel 4:437


A Biblical Study


The Intent of the Dream


The Visions of My Head Troubled Me