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?


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

-Isaiah 28:16


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The Years of Exile


The Years of Exile



 


A GREAT IMAGE


SECONDARY


1.

ZERUBBABEL - ancestor of Christ (Matt. 1:12-13); a chief of the fathers, leader of the 1st group that returned from exile.

2.

JESHUA - name meaning Jehovah is salvation; the high priest at the rebuilding of the temple; Zech. 3:1-10

3.

FOUNDATION - base; anything laid; a casting or laying down, a founding.

4.

THE 7 TH MONTH - Tishri, Sept/Oct; 1st month of the religious calendar

NEXT WEEK Read Ezra 4-5 prior to the study.

 


THE FOUNDATION


Then the people of the land weakened the hands of the people of Judah and troubled them in building.

 


SECONDARY


EZRA 3

1.        Who lead the re-building process? (vs. 2) A) Jeshua B) Ezra C) Zerubbabel

2.        What was done before the foundation was laid? (vs. 6)

         O______________ were made to the Lord

         F____________ were consecrated

3.        What was bought from Lebanon? (vs. 7) A) Marble B) Gold C) Cedar trees

4.        In the 2nd year, what was the reaction of the people when the foundation was finally laid? (vs. 11)

         And they __________ together and giving ___________ unto the Lord because he is good, for his _____________ endureth _______ __________ toward Israel

         ...and all the people shouted with a __________ ____________...

5.        What was the reaction of some of the ancient men who had seen Solomons temple? (vs. 12) A) They laughed quietly B) They cried loudly

6.        How is the noise of the shout joy and weeping described? (vs. 13) A) It was not discernable B) It was heard from afar off

7.        In modern times there is a ground breaking or an open house celebration at the start or the end of construction. Why is the celebration of this foundation so important?

8.        What is the context for the word foundation for the following verses?

1) Proverbs 10:25 A) Of apostles and prophets

2) Isaiah 28:16 B) The righteous

3) I Cor. 3:10-12 C) Of God, every one the Lord knows as His own 4) Ephesians 2:20 D) In Zion, a precious cor- ner stone (Christ)

5) II Timothy 2:19 E) Jesus Christ

9.        What does the above information point to as the meaning of foundation in the Bible?

A)     The eternal church where God resides

B)      Each one of the elect of God

C)      Christ Himself

10.     Carefully read each verse of the Hymn #411 in the blue Psalter Hymnal. What is your comfort?

 

 

 


 


VERSE OF THE WEEK

 

But with the fellow citizens with the saints, and the household God; and are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; in whom all the building fitly framed together growth unto an holy temple in the Lord. -Eph. 2:19-21


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The Years of Return


Ezra 3-4


A Biblical Study


...To Frustrate Their Purpose


EZRA 4: 1-6

1.        Who wanted to join in the efforts of rebuilding the temple? (vs. 1) The _________________ of Judah and Benjamin

2.        What were the words of lure used? (vs. 2) ...for we __________ your ________ , as _______ ______...

         What was their history? II Kings 17:24,32-34, 41

3.        Fill in Zerubbabels response: (vs. 3) Ye have ___________ to do with us to build an house unto our God; but we ____________ together will build unto the Lord God of Israel..

4.        What did the people of the land do?

         Vs. 4 - ______________the hands of the people of Judah

         Vs. 5 - Hired ________________ against them to ________________ their purpose.

5.        DISCUSS: When do we face similar situations? Explain: A) When we try to follow the ways of the Lord B) When the task we face is overwhelming

 

 


And All the People Shouted With a Great Shout


SUGGESTION FOR PRAYER
 

   Thank the Lord for His master plan of salvation

   Pray that we may stay faithful to the will of the Lord.