The Blazing Furnace
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The Blazing Furnace

Daniel 3:1-30  (ID: 1639)

While Daniel was serving in the Babylonian court, King Nebuchadnezzar built a golden image, commanding everyone to bow down to it. Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego refused, and they were punished by being thrown into a fiery furnace—yet the flame did not hurt them. Alistair Begg reminds us that we, too, must stand against the images of worship in our culture by trusting God, defying man, and being willing to pay the ultimate price.

Nebuchadnezzar's Golden Image

1King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits1 and its breadth six cubits. He set it up on the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.

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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.