Daniel: Distinguished and Despised
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Daniel: Distinguished and Despised

Daniel 6:1-9  (ID: 1646)

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?

Daniel and the Lions' Den

1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom;

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.