The story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the furnace is an excellent example of both the challenge and reward of obedience to God in a disobeying world.
The whole purpose of Nebuchadnezzar's dream was to show that God is sovereign over all things and that Nebuchadnezzar has his power and rule because of God.
The story of King Belshazzar and the prophetic writing on the wall is a warning about pride, presumption and profanity.
Daniel survived the den of lions because he first built up his confidence in God's word in another den: Daniel's daily place of prayer
The purpose of books like Daniel, Revelation and Exekiel is not to enable us to divine what's happening in the 21st century, it's to keep us from losing sight of God's lordship over history
Universal dominion is given to the Son of Man who ushers the saints of the Most High into an everlasting kingdom.
We have a lesson in prayer here. Daniel models for us how to pray and what to pray.
The 70 years are almost over and deliverance draws near. Instead of rejoicing over the coming restoration Daniel is confessing his grief and fear for Israel's lack of reform.