The circumstances surrounding Nebuchadnezzar's dream set the stage for God's revelation of His power, plan, and prophetic intentions (through His servants).
Martin Collins observes that the book of Daniel at chapter 8 is recorded in Hebrew and refers more to prophetic events which occur at the end-times rather than the previous narrative recorded in the first half of the book. The ram and goat symbolize the events describing the succession of the Medo-Persian Empire and the …
Martin Collins, focusing on the doubling of prophecy in Daniel 7-8, partly written in Aramaic and partly in Hebrew, and chock full of overlapping vivid images and visions, urges that both Chapters expose the certainty of the termination of Gentile kingdoms, replaced by God's Eternal Kingdom. The sea is depicted as a destructive …
If we look upon the Book of Daniel as a puzzle of prophecies, we miss the more important point that it gives strategies to remain godly in a godless venue.
Several types of the abomination of desolation have occurred in history, including the desecration of the temple by Antiochus Epiphanes and the Roman legions.
Martin Collins, asking us to ponder God's promise to support and save us in our trials, reminds us of the biblical examples of deliverance of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. Nebuchadnezzar evidently did not like the end of Daniel's interpretation of his dream, desiring that more, or perhaps all, of the image should have been …
Martin Collins, reiterating that God's sovereignty is a major theme in the book of Daniel, reminds us that if we submit unconditionally to His sovereignty, we have a win-win situation- even when initially, it looks bleak and hopeless. After Nebuchadnezzar's death, the successive tenures of each of his descendants became …
Daniel's efficacy in prayer resulted in his view of God's omnipotence and absolute sovereignty. God has a timetable in world history.
Nebuchadnezzar's image has always held a fascination with students of Bible prophecy. What do the various parts mean? How does it relate to the end time?
In the succession of empires envisaged by Nebuchadnezzar, the second to appear is represented by a chest and arms of silver, the Medo-Persian Empire.
Scripture prophesies that the Beast's empire will subjugate 'the whole earth.' But if we are waiting for the entire globe to be conquered, we will be deceived.
The fourth empire of Daniel 2 is explained further in Daniel 7 as a terrifying beast. This empire and its horns play a role down to the return of Christ!
The Seventy Weeks Prophecy is contentious among prophecy experts. But simply taking the Bible at face value makes the meaning of this prophecy crystal clear.
God has the ability to protect and save in a variety of methods. The Scriptures reveal various purposes for intervention, protection, and prudent escape.
Having experienced the turmoil of the Catholic—Protestant clash, the framers of our Constitution did not want any sect dictating religious doctrines or practices.
As a nation, we have rejected wisdom in favor of foolishness, bringing about major calamities: famines, pestilence, earthquakes, cosmic disturbances.
The fall holy days picture various judgments by God, bringing about liberty, reconciliation, regathering, and restoration.