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Diagnosing Delays with Daniel (12 of 14)
I - Turmoil in the Heart (1 - 11)
A) His Vision (1)
B) His Vigil (2 - 3)
C) His Visitor (4 - 6)
D) His Vacancy (7 - 8)
E) His Voice (9)
F) His Visitation (10 - 11)
II - Trouble in the Heavens (12 - 21)
A) The Heavenly Hindrance (12 - 14)
B) The Hapless Human (15 - 19)
C) The Helpful Host (20 - 21)
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Theme: Realizing Satan's opposition to our prayers and God's plan
WAITING FOR GABRIEL
I was picking up my son at a youth event, and I saw Darl, who was doing the same. Darl's oldest son is Gabriel. I asked him how he was, and Darl said, ''Just waiting for Gabriel.''
I responded, ''Well, aren't we all?''
Ed Vasicek - Sermon Central
'Angels' actually comes from the word for 'messenger' in Greek (Angelos), and in a very literal sense, they are messengers, indeed. God sends them to protect us sometimes. After Jesus was tempted in the wilderness, angels were there to minister to Him (in this case, likely supplied Him with food - similarly to what they did with Elijah - and congratulated Him).
Sterling Franklin - Sermon Central
Malcolm, a man with a terrible temper, was playing a round of golf with his pastor. After leaving three straight putts on the edge of the cup, Malcolm exploded. ''I missed!'' he screamed. ''How could I miss?'' With that he heaved his putter into a nearby lake, kicked a wheel on the golf cart and drove his fist into a nearby tree.
Pastor was shocked. ''I have never seen such a terrible display of anger,'' he said to the poor man. ''Don't you know that God doesn't like it when we are angry? I have heard that there are angels whose one assignment is to search out people who express their anger so ferociously and to send lightning bolts from heaven to burn them to a crisp.''
Malcolm was embarrassed. Heeding the warning of Pastor, on th ...
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