Author Archives: Barry Applewhite

Exposition of Daniel 4:19–27 Fair warning

Daniel 4:19–27 19 Then Daniel (also called Belteshazzar) was greatly perplexed for a time, and his thoughts terrified him. So the king said, “Belteshazzar, do not let the dream or its meaning alarm you.” Belteshazzar answered, “My lord, if only … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 4:1–18 An imperial message to remember

Daniel 4:1–18 1 King Nebuchadnezzar, To the nations and peoples of every language, who live in all the earth: May you prosper greatly! 2 It is my pleasure to tell you about the miraculous signs and wonders that the Most … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 3:24–30 A showdown to reveal who rules

Daniel 3:24–30 24 Then King Nebuchadnezzar leaped to his feet in amazement and asked his advisers, “Weren’t there three men that we tied up and threw into the fire?” They replied, “Certainly, Your Majesty.” 25 He said, “Look! I see … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 3:13–23 Special retest

Daniel 3:13–23 13 Furious with rage, Nebuchadnezzar summoned Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. So these men were brought before the king, 14 and Nebuchadnezzar said to them, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, that you do not serve my gods … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 3:1–12 A deadly test of loyalty

Daniel 3:1–12 1 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide, and set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. 2 He then summoned the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 2:36–49 The God of Heaven

Daniel 2:36–49 36 “This was the dream, and now we will interpret it to the king. 37 Your Majesty, you are the king of kings. The God of heaven has given you dominion and power and might and glory; 38 … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 2:17–36a Words to heaven and from heaven

Daniel 2:17–36a 17 Then Daniel returned to his house and explained the matter to his friends Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah. 18 He urged them to plead for mercy from the God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that he and … Continue reading

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