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The Power of Prevailing Prayer (11 of 23)
Series: The Last Days of the Planet Earth
This is the last chapter in the historical section of the book of Daniel. There are twelve chapters. The first six chapters are a historical review and the last six chapters are primarily a prophetic review. We will be moving into that prophetic section very soon.
We are going to be in Daniel, chapter 6, both this Sunday and next Sunday. I think it will benefit us in a very practical way because there is some tremendous practical lessons from Daniel, chapter 6.
Now, this is probably one of the most famous stories in all the Bible. It is probably one of the first stories you learned, if you went to Sunday School as a child as I did. It's the story of Daniel in the lion's den.
That's what this story is all about. There is so much truth in it that helps us in a very practical way. There's truth about prayer, truth about angels, truth about the deliverance of God, truth about the activity of Satan and the evil forces that oppose the people of God. So, we are going to have a good time in the next couple of weeks as we look at this chapter.
Hebrews 11:33 is the chapter in the New Testament we call the faith chapter. It is God's hall of faith where God holds up examples of great faith. We are going to find that after He's mentioned Abraham and He's mentioned Gideon and other great heroes of the faith, He mentions a group of people who stopped the mouths of lions. There's several illustrations of that in the Bible.
You remember the story of Samson, who with his bare hands killed a vicious lion that came out to attach him.
Then, there's the story of David. David went out to fight Goliath and they said, "Well, you've not had any experience at fighting." David said, "Your servant killed a bear when it came to attack the sheep, when I was watching them and your servant slew a lion when a lion came to attack the sheep. So, the same ...
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