Why Study the Book of Daniel?
The importance of the book of Daniel cannot be overstated.
- It is an indispensable introduction to New
- It bridges the gap between Israelís historical
books and the New
- It reveals details about the comings of the
Anointed One, the Antichrist and other princes.
- It tells of the Tribulation, followed by the
- It speaks about the resurrections and the
judgments of God.
- It covers ďthe Times of the Gentiles.Ē
- It shows that God is sovereign in the affairs of
- It proves there is a God in heaven who rules
- It uncovers a great spiritual warfare among the
angelic and demonic forces.
- It illustrates what true dedication to God means,
and what God is willing to do through, and for, those
who are committed to Him.
- It provides a solid basis for comfort in the midst
- It discloses godly principles for politicians and
- It offers hope for Godís people so they will not
- It challenges Godís people to faithfulness.
- It contains an unusual amount of practical truth
that is applicable to Christians today.
- It predicts an everlasting kingdom ruled by the
Son of Man.
- The time of the Messiahís two advents
- Godís interest in, care for, and chastisement of
His chosen people
- Reasons for the Jews to take comfort during the
- There is a God in heaven
- God hates and judges sin
- Pride goes before a fall
- The appropriate responses to crises
- History in advance
- God sets the times and boundaries of nations
- God is faithful to His covenant promises and to
His people Israel
- Israelís deliverance and blessings in the coming
- Godís interest in and care for His chosen people,
even when they sin
- Godís infinite superiority over the gods of
- God plans for His people from the time of the
Babylonian exile until eternity
- Israelís time of distress
- The mighty power of prayer
- The coming of five kingdoms
- The triumph of the Son of Man
- The absolute sovereignty of Yahweh