World Mandate - Discipling in a Post-Christian Culture (Part 8) Daniel 5
World Mandate - Discipling in a Post-Christian Culture
Part 8 - Daniel 5
- Daniel 7:13-14 (The Sovereignty of God)
- weaknesses vs. wickedness
- El Paso & Ohio
9 So King Belshazzar became even more terrified and his face grew more pale. His nobles were baffled.
humility vs. holiness (terror)
13 So Daniel was brought before the king, and the king said to him, “Are you Daniel, one of the exiles my father the king brought from Judah?
circumstances vs. circumcision
set apart FROM Him vs set apart FOR Him
21...until he acknowledged that the Most High God is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and sets over them anyone he wishes.
22 “But you, Belshazzar, his son, have not humbled yourself, though you knew all this.
- irreverence (full knowledge)
23 Instead, you have set yourself up against the Lord of heaven. You had the goblets from his temple brought to you, and you and your nobles, your wives and your concubines drank wine from them. You praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood and stone, which cannot see or hear or understand. But you did not honor the God who holds in his hand your life and all your ways.
- desecrated vs. exclusivity