December 6, 1992
Daniel held a prominent leadership position in the Babylonian court. Unlike most leaders of his time and ours, however, he had integrity: his public life matched his private life. His commitment to the one true God caused many to despise him and plot against him. Alistair Begg explains that in this way, Daniel foreshadowed Jesus, who was also despised and rejected by men. Are we also willing to face persecution for our commitment to God?
1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom;
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