The story of Daniel and the lions’ den provides great insight into what it means to persevere faithfully amidst adversity. Characterized by integrity, wisdom, discipline, and prayer, Daniel was trusted by the king of Babylon, but despised by his jealous, corrupt colleagues. Although Daniel’s faith and refusal to compromise made him the target of an evil plot, Alistair Begg points out that it also made him an instrument for God’s deliverance and glory. To finish well, we too must commit to staying the course.
1It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom;
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