Many Christians have deliberately avoided the sphere of art as an immoral and ungodly realm. But God has created man to be his representative and image-bearer in every area of life. It is part of the Christian duty to pursue godly art as a part of pursuing godly culture.
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
The story of King Belshazzar and the prophetic writing on the wall is a warning about pride, presumption and profanity.
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 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.