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Series: The Last Days of the Planet Earth
We are talking about the last days of planet Earth. That's what the book of Daniel is all about. That's the theme of the book of Daniel, the final times, the end times. The Bible describes, in vivid detail, the government of the end times, the events of the end times, things that are going to take place. Here in the book of Daniel, we see these things outlined for us.
Today, we are going to continue in Daniel, chapter 2, beginning in verse 28. Remembering the background and the first twenty-seven verse, we remember that king Nebuchadnezzar had a dream, but it evidently escaped his conscious mind and went into his subconscious mind and he could not remember it. It was a dream that frightened and terrified him. The word that it uses in the Bible means that it shook or troubled him. You could say it blew his mind, he was all shook up or whatever you want to say.
He called all the wisest men of Babylon, those who were supposed to have spiritual power and understand the future and spiritual things and asked them to find out what the dream was and then interpret the dream. Of course, because the dream was given to Nebuchadnezzar by divine revelation and the natural man cannot discern the things of the Spirit of God, all the wise men failed and were shown to be imposters. He was going to destroy them all and in that class were the apprentices from Jerusalem who had been brought there as captives and who were among the wise men of Babylon who were being trained in all the ways of the Babylonians.
Among them were these four men that we have come to know already, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. Of course when they came to destroy them, Daniel talked with the king's axe man, the king's executioner, and he said, "Give me time and I'll be able to tell the king what the dream was and I'll give him the interpretation."
So, Daniel an ...
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