Lives of integrity, words of prophecy bible study book by beth moore provides a personal study experience five days a week plus viewer guides for the group video sessions of this indepth womens bible study. Strictly speaking, the book does not belong to the prophetic writings but rather to a distinctive type of literature known as apocalyptic, of which it is an early specimen. As the book opens, daniel along with 10,000 other jews had just been deported to babylon fron judea by nebuchadnezzar. It cannot be overemphasized how relevant this book is to our current generation. The book contains many examples of historical events that occurred long.
Each verse and each sentence is dissected to unveil great prophesies which are coming to fruition today. Revelation chapters 419, is a commentary on the events of daniels seventieth week daniel 9. The book of daniel is one of the most important old testament books to study because it shows gods power to work among nations and to reveal in advance events which will happen. In this bible study, we will only be looking at the history portion of the book chapters 1 to 6. This all starts because daniel was reading his bible, the book of jeremiah. As with all of scripture, the book of daniel is profitable for our study 2 ti 3. Daniel received special training in the royal court of babylon.
It would also overlap back into the previous period number 10 for several years. Follow along in this chapterbychapter, selfgrading bible study as you unravel complex prophecies and learn simple biblical principles for everyday life. The book of daniel was written by, well, daniel, around 537 b. Intro to daniel biblica the international bible society. The book of revelation refers to some passages in daniel. In fact, one of jesus favorite expressions about himself came from daniel. Thank god for the visions and dreams given in the book of daniel. Information found in these resources includes chronological timelines, biblical facts, and overviews of history of both bc before christ and ad anno domini.
The book of daniel is a study, a commentary of the book of daniel in the bible. It would be worthwhile and advisable to read the page on bible prophecy symbols first to gain a comprehensive understanding of the many bible symbols before beginning. Bible study commentary on the book of daniel chapter 7 concerning his vision and prophecy of the coming world empires book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 7 the times of the gentiles the earthly scene. Conventioners were eager to obtain their copy of the newly released 320page book, pay attention to daniels prophecy. These workbooks are also available professionally printed. Perhaps it is even religious censorship, because as we all know, religion has played a major role in the history of war, confrontation and social upheaval.
The book is named for a character from the babylonian exile see eras of jewish history exile and diaspora named daniel, although it. The book implies that daniel was its author in several passages, such as 9. Daniel s prayer, and the vision of the seventy weeks 9. The book of daniel chapter one the book opens with the first deportation of jews to babylonian captivity 605 b. Nine of the 12 chapters relate revelation through dreams and visions. Robert lindsteds work, the zondervan niv study bible 2002, and various other sources. Book of malachi bible worksheets images esther bible study, bible study. Join beth in a faithbuilding study of prophecy and learn how to live with integrity in todays selfabsorbed society. In more mundane language, it is an account of the activities and visions of daniel, a noble jew exiled at babylon, its message being that just as the god of israel saved daniel and his friends from their enemies, so. This is not just about figuring out how it will all end, but it is about finding our place in this journey and how knowing the end gives even more purpose, peace and intensity to living for today.
Bible study notes on the book of daniel ed knorrs study notespartly based on dr. It located the most of its predictions within well defined prophetic periods, though reaching many centuries into the future. It is in babylon that daniel and his three friends, out of a tradition of kings, are likely made eunuchs for life. A study of the book of daniel gene taylor1preface the study of any of the old testament prophets is a worthwhile endeavor. Almost everyone looks at the book of daniel with a. The book of daniel introduction to the book of daniel in the bible. The following pages are a scripture by scripture bible commentary on each chapter of the book of daniel and many historical quotes are given to reinforce the truth.
The prophet daniel faced unbelievable pressures to. This 12week study leads readers through the book of daniel, highlighting gods reign over all the earth as the sovereign lord of history. Book of daniel from the king james version of the bible. The following outline is provided by collins in his commentary on daniel. It is one of the additions to daniel, considered apocryphal by protestants. The following 15point historical outline of bible history will help to show this clearly. Daniel gives us the skeleton of prophecy on which all prophecy is placed. That jesus concurred is clear from his reference to the abomination that causes desolation, spoken of through the prophet daniel mt 24. Daniel, as many other authors of the antiquity and the bible, writes of himself in the third person throughout the first part of the book. These free bible study class books include questions, assignments, and study guides for bible classes, families, churches, or individuals. Book of daniel bible study mike mazzalongo youtube. Daniel is commitment to remain undefiled is blessed by god, and he along with his friends are given wisdom that is acknowledged and rewarded by the.
A bible commentary on the history, captivity and language of prophet daniel robert dick wilson on. Part of the section of the bible referred to as ketuvim the writings see the torah, it is an apocalyptic book, like the book of revelations in the new testament. When jeremiah talks about seventy years in captivity, it wasnt allegorical. Book of daniel bible study commentary chapter 1 daniel chapter 1. Daniel identifies himself as the author of the book in daniel 12. The book of daniel is a 2ndcentury bc biblical apocalypse combining a prophecy of history. Daniel with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Bible study on daniel chapters 1 to 6 introduction. The workbooks provide materials and resources to help students understand the scriptures as the infallible, inspired word of god about jesus christ. It is listed in article vi of the 39 articles of the church of england among the books. Tommy nelson is one of americas premier teachers and one of. This book takes its name not from the author, who is actually unknown, but from its hero, who was allegedly among the first jews deported to babylon, where he lived at least until 538 b.
The book of daniel is no exception for it provides a wealth of information to those who would diligently consider it and its teachings. Book of daniel chapter 1 bible study stranded in babylon. Study bible history online with popular books, texts, and writings on the beginning of the early church. A study of the book of daniel the church of christ in. These chapters record six distinct events that took place over a 70year period from about 605 bc to 535 bc. Please take note that daniel took jeremiah literally. It was the first prophecy giving a consecutive history of the world from that time to the end. Daniels prayer, and the vision of the seventy weeks 9. Like most teenagers, i have a difficult time enjoying the study of ancient history. Daniel bridges the entire 70 years of the babylonian captivity from 605 to 536 b. Book of daniel overview insight for living ministries. Golden images, winged lions, proud kings, judgment day and the holy sanctuarythey are all part of the fascinating, colorful book of daniel. Point number 11 is the primary time for the book of daniel. The jewish historian josephus alludes to this fact in his book on the history of the jews antiquities of the jews, book 10, chapter 10.
Daniel who through the book received revelations from god. The story of daniel is about the story of godand his victory in the world. Support our bible history book bible believers archaeology historical evidence that proves the bible is filled with the best bible proof available. Bible study book by beth moore provides a personal study experience five days. This introductory lesson will situate the historical setting for the book of daniel and its relationship to the book of revelation. The description of daniel and his three young friends receiving their pagan names is in the very first chapter of the book of daniel. This study of the book of daniel is the key to unlocking all other biblical passages. While the book has some things in it which may be difficult to understand, at the.
However, the hebrew names of all four are actually used throughout the entire book at various times. The book of daniel is one of the most thrilling books in the bible, and it is. It is important that the study of this book be placed in its proper historical background. Bible prophecy is fascinating, especially with what is happening now in the world. Daniel s prophecies are in many respects the most remarkable of any in the sacred record and is the most comprehensive.
Writings including creeds, confessions, and catechisms allow for the study of. Daniel assumes its precise, and he knows that the seventy years are about over. Daniel was gods mouthpiece to the gentile and jewish world, declaring gods current and future plans. Mar 14, 2015 timeline of the book of daniel chart timeline of history. Whereas the prophets saw a purpose in history leading eventually to a day of judgement and vindication of the. Named after its writer, daniels book is a product of his time in babylon as a jewish exile from israel. The book of daniel is a 2ndcentury bc biblical apocalypse combining a prophecy of history with an eschatology a portrayal of end times cosmic in scope and political in focus. Daniel study book and audio cd set this bundle includes one copy of the. Background a little background on the book of daniel itself may be helpful. A commentary on the book of daniel by cooper abrams bible study notebook.274 708 952 930 1154 811 8 510 864 760 197 620 1348 191 795 185 339 1409 977 1396 894 1578 484 672 1143 162 1497 1073 411 927 403 355 230 1308 589 553 1180