DANIEL 6

1.        What was Daniels position in leadership at the time Darius was king? (vs. 1-2)

         Highest of three ________________

         Supervised 120 _________________

2.        Why was Daniel preferred by the king? (vs. 3) He had an excellent ___________ in him.

3.        What did the princes and presidents want to find in Daniel? (vs. 4) ______________

         Why couldnt they? He was _________________, neither was there any ___________ or ___________ found in him.

4.        Who else does the Bible describe as with- out fault?

         Luke 23:14 _______________________

         Revelation 14:4b,5 _________________

5.        In what area could they be able to find an occasion on Daniel? (vs. 5b) _________________________________

6.       What evil scheme was initiated by the rulers to have Daniel arrested and killed? (vs. 7-9) A) They encouraged King Darius to sign a decree B) A petition, of any God or man, must be asked through Darius for 30 days C) Disobedience resulted in the den of lions

7.        What did Daniel continue to do, despite the writing? (vs. 10) ...he ____________ upon his __________ _______ times a day, and ______________, and gave ____________ before His God, as he did __________________.

8.        How did the king respond when he heard the report about Daniel? (vs. 14) A) He was angry with Daniel B) He was angry with himself

9.        As stated in the law of the Medes and the Persians, no decree established by the king could be changed. (vs. 15) True or False

10.     Of what did the king reassure Daniel? (vs. 16) Thy _____whom thou servest ____ - __________, he will ____________ thee

11.     What did God do for Daniel? (vs. 22) __ _________________________________

12.     Who was thrown into the lions den after Daniel was taken out? (vs. 24) _____ _____________________ _____________________

         What happened to them? _____________________

          


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

The Years of Exile


Daniel 6


A Biblical Study



Thy God...Will Deliver Thee


 

 


1.

DARIUS the MEDE- With 3 different Dariuss listed in the Bible, this 62 year old was appointed by Cyrus in 539 BC and should not be confused with Darius I or Darius the Great.

2.

DANIEL - was taken away as a child into Babylonian captivity during the 3rd year of the reign of Jehoiakim (606 BC). This places Daniel in his late 70s at this time.

3.

LION - the same number (3023) is used throughout the Greek (NT) for lion


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ADULT


DANIEL 6

1.        What was Daniels position in leadership at the time Darius was king? (vs. 1-2)

2.        Why was Daniel preferred by the king? (vs. 3)

3.        What did the princes and presidents want to find in Daniel? (vs. 4)

         Why couldnt they?

4.        Who else does the Bible describe as with- out fault?

         Luke 23:14

         Revelation 14:4b,5

5.        In what area could they be able to find an occasion on Daniel? (vs. 5b)

6.       What evil scheme was initiated by the rulers to have Daniel arrested and killed? (vs. 7-9)

7.        What did Daniel continue to do, despite the writing? (vs. 10)

8.        How did the king respond when he heard the report about Daniel? (vs. 14)

9.        Of what did the king reassure Daniel? (vs. 16) Thy _____whom thou servest ____ - __________, he will ____________ thee

10.     What did God do for Daniel? (vs. 22)

11.     Who was thrown into the lions den after Daniel was taken out? (vs. 24)

         What happened to them?

 

12.     Read/respond to the next decree written by Darius. (vs. 26-27)

13.  List similarities in Daniel 6 that compare to the final portion of Christs life on earth:


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK




As a Roaring Lion


1.        What are possible reasons the Lion is used often in scripture?

         Proverbs 30:30

         Psalm 10:9

         Jeremiah 2:30

2. Whom might the Lion represent?

         Proverbs 28:1; 15

         I Peter 5:8

         Revelation 5:5

3.        DISCUSS: How can the Lion represent both good and evil? Use scriptural comparison to:

         Water:

         Fire:

         The Law:

4.        What does the mouth of the lion represent in II Timothy 4:17-18?

         How is a child of God delivered from the same mouth today?

 

Matt. 13:22; Mark 13