Author Archives: Barry Applewhite

Exposition of Daniel 6:10–18 An unbreakable web of lies

Daniel 6:10–18 10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 6:1–9 The triumph of evil: Darius deceived

Daniel 6:1–9 [Dan. 5:31  and Darius the Mede took over the kingdom, at the age of sixty-two.]* 1 It pleased Darius to appoint 120 satraps to rule throughout the kingdom, 2 with three administrators over them, one of whom was … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 5:17–31 Belshazzar’s last command

Daniel 5:17–31 17 Then Daniel answered the king, “You may keep your gifts for yourself and give your rewards to someone else. Nevertheless, I will read the writing for the king and tell him what it means. 18 “Your Majesty, … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 5:10–16 Voices from the past

Daniel 5:10–16 10 The queen, hearing the voices of the king and his nobles, came into the banquet hall. “May the king live forever!” she said. “Don’t be alarmed! Don’t look so pale! 11 There is a man in your … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 5:1–9 God rules the unrepentant too!

Daniel 5:1–9 1 King Belshazzar gave a great banquet for a thousand of his nobles and drank wine with them. 2 While Belshazzar was drinking his wine, he gave orders to bring in the gold and silver goblets that Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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Exposition of Daniel 4:28–37 Holding back God’s hand

Daniel 4:28–37 28 All this happened to King Nebuchadnezzar. 29 Twelve months later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon, 30 he said, “Is not this the great Babylon I have built as … Continue reading

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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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