The last story in the book of Daniel is arguably one of the most famous stories in the entire Bible: Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Through this account, we learn that exiles will only be able to endure if they deeply rely upon the Lord through prayer.
Why can we trust the Scriptures even if we don’t have all the information (historical or otherwise) that we might want?
What can we learn about the nature of being an exile from this chapter of Daniel’s life? How does this story encourage us to not put our ultimate hope in human political rulers?
Consider the parallels between Daniel and Jesus. How can we find inspiration from the life of Daniel? And how is that different from finding living power from Jesus?
How does Daniel encourage us to be public with our faith? What fears and insecurities keep you from loving non-believers by sharing the gospel with them?
Pray that Sound City would truly be the type of church that is deeply committed to both Scripture and prayer.
Pray for God’s kingdom to come and his will to be done in the north Seattle suburbs. Pray that he would use us to share his kingdom.