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Today we’re back in the Old Testament. We’ll read about Daniel, one of the young Jewish men taken captive to Babylon in the “first deportation” during the reign of King Jehoiakim. The events in this book span many years – and even include prophecies about the future.
Daniel 1 – Listen as you read in your Bible, underlining or highlighting sections that especially speak to you. Then use those sections to journal your thoughts to God.
Daniel 2-3 – Listen/read and journal. Then return here for a music video.
Song: I Am Not Alone – God is with us, even when we’re “in the fire.”
Today’s reading includes a scene later painted by Rembrandt, “Belshazzar’s Feast,” which can be viewed here.
Daniel 4-5 – Listen/read and journal.
Song: How Great Thou Art – King Nebuchadnezzar, after coming to his senses, proclaims to all nations and peoples the greatness of the King of heaven, the Most High God.
Watch this video to understand how Daniel and his friends participated in the Babylonian government as exiles.
Daniel 6-7 –Listen/read and journal.
Daniel 8-9 – Listen/read and journal.
Use this video to pray for Morocco.
Proverbs 25 – Listen/read and journal.
Psalm 137 – Listen/read and journal. This psalm speaks of the exile experience in Babylon.