Daniel Study

N O R T HGA T E

B A PT I S T

C HU R CH

Taught By:
Rev. Roger Odle
Pastor
Credits:
Besides using the normal
dictionaries and reference
resources, I also used Beth Moore’s
study “Daniel” and Marvin J.
Rosenthal 12 message series on
Daniel published by Zion’s Hope.

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Chapter 1

Daniel 1:1 – Introduction
Israel –
• ____________________ went into captivity approx 723 BC to Assyria
• Occupied by ______________ of the Israelites
Judah –
• _________________ part of Israel
• Occupied by tribes of _________________________________
• ______________ Jerusalem was besieged
City of Babylon –
• At the point of ______________ and ______________ rivers
• Approximately ____________ miles from Jerusalem
• Once surrounded by _____________ of impenetrable walls of some 200
square miles
Why is Iraq so important to us today?
- It is where the _________________ was built. Genesis 11:1-4 (Babylon)
- It is where ______________ was from. Genesis 11:31 (Ur)
The Setting of Daniel –
• Reign of ____________________ King of Judah
• Nebuchadnezzar King of _________________
Jehoiakim –
• means “________________ has cause to stand”
• Succeeded Jehoahaz, his brother
• Throne was given to him by _________________ Neco of Egypt who
disposed his brother
• Reigned ________ years 609-598 BC
• Jehoiakim transferred his allegiance to _____________ after Egypt was
defeated
• After 3 years ______________ against Babylon
Nebuchadnezzar –
• Means “The ____________ one”
• One of the most feared _____________________ of all time
• Greatest ____________ of Neo-Babylonian period
• Took rule after his father’s death in ______________
• Defeated ______________ armies in Judah during the reign of Jehoiakim
605-604 BC
• Ruled for __________ some years

Chapter 1




Built the “Hanging Gardens of Babylon”
Art dwelling, entertainment centers, thriving businesses, palaces, many
temples, and 650 foot tower
Worshipped ______________
In area called fertile cresset

Daniel 1:2-10
Read v2-10
V2 –
When Nebuchadnezzar took Jerusalem not only did he take the people captive
but he also took some of the ______________ of the temple.
List some of the articles that could have been taken:
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
(1 Kings 7&8)
Jeremiah 27:19-20
What was that attitude of the prophets and priests of that time?
________________________________________ (Jeremiah 23:11; 6:13-15)

How did the enemy know what the nation Israel had as far as wealth?
_________________________________________________ (Isaiah 39:1-8)
The question for us today is “Have we allowed the enemy to come into our
house (temple) and shown him everything we have?”
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Have we made ourselves vulnerable to Satan because of our godlessness and
wickedness?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
V3-4 –
How many were taken into captivity?
______________________________________________________________

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Chapter 1

Why would the king be looking for young men?
______________________________________________________________
________________________________________ (v5)
What was the importance of these servants?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What was he looking for in theses young men?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
In what way does this sound like our work force today?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Did the king get these young men from just the Israeli people?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
How old were these young men? _______________________
Why would anyone want young teenagers around?
______________________________________________________________
________________________________ (Communism)
What were these boys going to learn while in training?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
Oneirology – _________________________________
Hepatoscopy – _______________________________________
Divination – ____________________________________________________
These young boys were going to be trained in all this.
Think back to your teenage years. What were you like?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________

Chapter 1

V5-7 –
How long were these young men to train? _____________________
What were they to eat and drink _____________________________
List the 4 Hebrews who were selected to be trained?
_____________________________________________________
Names have meaning:
Daniel – ___________________________
Hananiah – _____________________________
Mishael – ______________________________
Azariah – ___________________________
What names did the head eunuch give these 4 Hebrew boys?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Belteshazzar – ______________________
Shadrach – ______________________
Meshach – ______________________
AdedNego – ________________________
Bel, Aku, and Nego were ___________________ of the Babylonians.
When we accept the saving grace of Jesus Christ what name are we given?
______________________________________
How important is this name in our culture today?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Why is it so hard for us to stand proud and bold before our community saying
we are Christian? _____________________________________________
What is a eunuch?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What was so important about renaming the boys?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________

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Chapter 1

Think about it, what changes have we made to be able to fit into our culture?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What does Satan want children of God to do?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
V8 –
What does it mean to purpose in your heart?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What did the 3 Hebrews children purpose not to do?
____________________________________________________
Why would they not eat the food or drink the wine?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Do we give our best to our God? _____________________
Was this resolve just a one time occurrence?
_____________________________________________________
This type of purpose is developed over a ______________________.
In our society today, is just attending Sunday morning and Wednesday Bible
study going to develop this type of determination?
_____________________________________________________
What else is involved with this type of resolve?
___________________________

What does a person have who follows God’s ways no matter where he/she is at?
______________________________
Integrity ______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________

Chapter 1

Integrity is living our lives ______________ and it keeps the ______________
from coming in.
Do you think living a live with consistent integrity is going to make us perfect?
_______________________________________________
What is one of Satan’s main areas of attack on a Christian’s life?
________________________________________
How did God use these boys?
__________________________________________
They became ___________________ without becoming _________________
irrelevant.
Can this be said about you and me today? Do we see our culture thought the
eyes of God?
_____________________________________________________

V8-16 – The challenge
What was the request of Daniel and the other 3 Hebrew boys?
_____________________________________________________
How did Daniel come into favor and goodwill with the chief eunuch?
_________________________
What does it mean to be in favor with someone?
(Hebrew) _____________________________________________________
(Webster) _____________________________________________________
What it the meaning of goodwill?
(Hebrew) _____________________________________________________
(Webster) _____________________________________________________
Why would God bring Daniel into such high regard with the chief eunuch?
_____________________________________________________
What was the chief eunuch’s first reaction to Daniel’s request?
_____________________________________________________
What was his main reason for not giving the Hebrew boys vegetables and water
only? _____________________________________________________

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Chapter 1

What was the other reason for not obliging?
_____________________________________________________
Can you give modern day examples of people being brought in the favor and
good will of an employer?
_____________________________________________________
How can we be brought into favor with people?
_____________________________________________________
Is it important for you and me to be in good graces with people? Why?
_____________________________________________________
What was the test?
_____________________________________________________

In v13 what did Daniel tell the steward to do if they test did not work?
_____________________________________________________
Do you think Daniel ever doubted that the test would fail?
___________________
What was the outcome of the test?
______________________________________
What did the steward do for the Hebrew children?
_____________________________________________________
V17-21
Why would God give these 4 young men such wisdom, knowledge and skill?
1) _____________________________________________________
2) _____________________________________________________
When the 3 years of training was complete what happened?
_____________________________________________________
What were the results of the interview with the king?
1. There were none as ______________ as the Hebrew boys
2. The king choose ___________, ______________, ______________, and
____________ to serve in his court
3. They were _________________ than all the magicians and astrologer in
all the land.

Chapter 2

Is it possible for us to be used by God the way He did Daniel, Mishael,
Hananiah, and Azariah?
____________________________________________________

Ch 2:1-13
Early in Nebuchadnezzar’s reign he had dreams the troubled him. Just how bad
did these dreams disturb him?
_______________________________________
Troubled – _____________________________________________________
(i.e. beating hammer on anvil)
When did the king go back to sleep? ______________________
What was the first thing he did?
________________________________________
Did he remember the dream?
_____________________________________________________
What did Nebuchadnezzar ask the wise men to do?
________________________
Why would the word Aramaic be added in verse 4?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What would be your first question if you were asked to help someone understand
what they dreamed? _________________________________
How hard is to tell someone what they are thinking?
___________________________________________ (fortune tellers are
only skilled in reading faces, actions, and clues)
What did the Chaldeans ask the king?
_____________________________________________________
How did Nebuchadnezzar answer the Chaldeans?
_____________________________________________________
Were the so call wise men expendable?
__________________________________

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Chapter 2

What was their response back to the king?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What degree did king Nebuchadnezzar issue?
_____________________________________________________
Who did this include? _____________________________________
Who is our king? ______________
Are we expendable to Him?
___________________________________________
Luke 12:7
Ephesians 3:14-19
How would you feel if our Lord and King reacted the way Nebuchadnezzar
reacted? _____________________________________________________
Were Daniel and his friend there at the time the king put out the killing degree?
_____________________________________________________

Ch 2:14-16
Did Daniel know what the king dreamed?
_____________________________________________________
What was Daniel’s purpose for asking the guard why the killing was so urgent?
_____________________________________________________
Did the guard have to tell Daniel the reason for the killing?
_____________________________________________________
Who was this guard?
_________________________________________________
How do you think Daniel approached Arioch?
____________________________
Define tact – ____________________________________________
–_____________________________________________
_____________________________________________

Chapter 2

As a result of Daniel’s tactful approach, what did the guard allow him to do?
_____________________________________________________
Did the king give the time?
____________________________________________
How would you have handled this type of delicate situation?
_____________________________________________________
What happens when we do not use tact in handling tuff situations?
_____________________________________________________
Ch 2:17-23
What was Daniel’s first reaction after getting permission from the king?
1) ______________________________________________
2) ______________________________________________
What was Daniel’s request from God?
___________________________________
By this statement did Daniel have any idea what the kings dream was?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Could the gods of Babylon answer the king’s request?
______________________
What is the idea behind making a request from God?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
What are some verses in the New Testament that speak to this matter?
John 15:7, John 15:16, Matthew 7:7, Matthew 18:19, Matthew 21:22, John 14:13
-14, John 16:23-24, James 4:3
What was Daniel’s secret to getting an answer from God?
_____________________________________________________
What is the secret to us hearing from God?
_____________________________________________________
Did God answer the 4 Hebrew’s prayer? ____ How?
______________________

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Chapter 2

How long did they pray? ___________________________________
How did Daniel respond when God answered their prayers?
1)
_______________, 2) _____________________,
3)
_____________________________________,
4)
____________________________
Blessed – _____________________________
What kind of power does God have?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Is it possible for us to have God’s wisdom today? _______________ (James
1:5)
How much of God’s wisdom can we have?
_______________________________
When we realize God has done something for us, what is our attitude and posture
many times?
_____________________________________________________
When we get excited about something (i.e. winning ball team, begin selected for
big promotion), what do we do most of the time?
_____________________________________________________

Ch 2:24-30
The next morning where did Daniel go?
_________________________________
What was the first thing Arioch, the king’s guard, did after he heard from
Daniel? _____________________________________________________
How many times do we tend to want the praise for things even when they aren’t
ours? ________________
Why do you think the guard wanted the credit for finding someone to interpret
the dream?
_____________________________________________________
What was Daniel’s answer to the king’s question about being able to tell the king
his dream?

Chapter 2

_____________________________________________________
Who did Daniel give credit for revealing the king’s dream?
_____________________________________________________
Who did Daniel say the dream was made know to?
_____________________________________________________
What was the central theme of the king’s dream?
__________________________
What was the main reason for God to reveal the future?
_____________________________________________________
How many times do we miss the different purposes for things happening to us
that God wants to use? ______________________________
Daniel 2:31-45

Head of ________ [Babylonian Empire]
King_________________—______BC
Chest/Arms of _________ [Medo-Persison
Empire] _________ the Great—
________BC
Belly/Thighs of __________ [Grecian Empire]
____________ the Great—_______BC
Legs of ________ [Roman Empire]
_______________ - ____BC-_____AD
Feet of ___________________ 10 toes
represent the 10 ___________ to come
during the Church age.

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Chapter 2

_____________ is the stone that destroys all the
earthly kingdoms.
A new kingdom will be established by
________________.

Babylonian Empire –
________________________________________________
Medo-Persian Empire – Including
______________________________________
Grecian Empire – Including
___________________________________________
Roman Empire – Including
____________________________________________

Chapter 2

Daniel 2:46-49
After Daniel had told and interpreted the dream to King Nebuchadnezzar, what
did the king do?
1. __________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________
3. ____________________________________
What is involved with the king worshipping Daniel?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Why would a king as powerful as Nebuchadnezzar bow before some common
person as Daniel?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What kind of offering would have been presented?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
When Nebuchadnezzar stated in v47 that Daniels God was the God of gods and
Lord of kings do you think he truly accepted and believe in Him?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
How often do we see something great happen and only confess with our lips that
God is God of gods but not allow it to change our heart?
Who promoted Daniel? _________________
What position did Daniel hold before this interpretation?
____________________

What position Daniel promote to?
______________________________________
Where was his duty station?
___________________________________________
Can God use each of us the same way? ________

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Chapter 3

How is it that God can use us the way He did Daniel?
_____________________________________________________
Daniel 3:1-7
How big was the image Nebuchadnezzar had built?
________________________
Where was this image located?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What is the significance of the different positions listed in v2?
Satrap – _____________________________________________________
Administrator – ________________________________________________
Each position is in charge of smaller and smaller areas of control
These are all the government positions allowing the king to have control of such
a large area of the country.
Nebuchadnezzar built an image for everyone to bow to. Why would he want to
do that?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
It is possible that there was a banner over the image with the statement “I am,
and there is none besides me!”
There are 2 ways of looking at image building.
One approach is the one that Nebuchadnezzar took, making yourself bigger/
better.
There are some possible reasons for building images:
1. __________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________
3. __________________________________________________
What about our own image building?
Do we feel _________________ when surrounded by those we think important?
Do we feel more important when someone ____________________ notices us?

Chapter 3

Do we like to be _______________ with someone important?
Are we ________________ or _________________?
Don’t we all like to feel significant? __________________
What does 1 Peter 5:6 have to say about our significance?
_____________________________________________________
Second approach is to give in to a poor self-image.
Even if it is negative thinking, it is still thinking about yourself.
Statements or thought like:
“I’m _________________, and there is none as _________________ as me.”
_____________________________________________________
What do we struggle with in our lives? _______________________________
Are we ______________ or _____________? Are we seeking _____________?
Do we desire to be on _________?
What was Satan’s approach with Eve in the garden?
_____________________________________________________
Remember, man was not designed to be god; we were designed to seek a
___________________ with God.

Chapter 3:8-30
How would you describe the Chaldeans’ actions with the king against the Jews?
_____________________________________________________
Why would they go to the king about certain Jews not worshiping the image the
king had built?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
How many times have we become jealous of the attention others have gotten
when we thought it should have been us?
Accuse – _______________________________
Galatians 5:15

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Chapter 3

What is the difference between Galatians and Daniel 3:8?
_____________________________________________________
What is one sided devouring/accusing called? _______________________
How would you describe backbiting?
___________________________________
Is God pleased with this action? __________________________
When the Chaldeans approached the king to tell him about the un-loyal Jews, did
they have an idea of what would happen?
_____________________________________________________
What was/is Satan’s approach to anyone serving God?
_____________________________________________________
What was the king’s action after he heard about Shadrach, Meshach, and AbedNego? _____________________________________________________
What were Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego’s answer to the king?
_____________________________________________________
What one word would describe their attitude toward God?
___________________
1 Chronicles 29:17-18
How would you define loyalty?
________________________________________
What does it mean to fix your heart toward?
_____________________________________________________
When do we decide to be loyal?
________________________________________
Loyalty means –
_____________________________________________________
Just how loyal are we toward God? Have we already answered the question
when it comes to following His commands?
Are we willing to stand for God even if it means we have to go into the fire?

Chapter 3

When was the furnace prepared with fire in it?
_____________________________________________________
After they were brought before the king and they took their bold stand what was
glaring at them? _________________________________
Just how extreme was Nebachadnezzar’s anger?
_____________________________________________________
How hot was the fire?
________________________________________________
What was the outcome of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego’s stand for God?
__________________________________________________
V27 – _____________________________________________________
Nebuchadnezzar saw 4 men in the fire, what happens when someone is not
spared death by the 4th man?
2 Timothy 4:18, Romans 8:38-39
Have we already determined in our mind to be loyal to God at any cost?
We can be delivered ______________ the fire. Our faith will be
_____________.
We can be delivered ______________ the fire. Our faith is ________________.
We can be delivered _______ the fire. Our faith is ________________.

Chapter 3:28-4:27
v28-30
After Nebuchadnezzar had his experience with a Holy God what did he do?
______________________________________________
What does it take for each of us to acknowledge Holy God?
It seemed that he had a life changing experience. Describe a life changing
experience that you have had with God.
_______________________________

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Chapter 4

How did God use an ungodly tyrant for His benefit?
_____________________________________________________
4:1-3
There had to have been many years that passed between end of Ch3 and the
beginning of Ch4. Nebuchadnezzar is writing to the entire empire about
what happened to him.
As the king told people about his experience, what did he acknowledge?
_____________________________________________________
How often do we declare God’s work in our lives?
_________________________
What has He done in your life that others need to know about?
_______________
From what we already know about our Heavenly Father, do we completely
believe that God kingdom exists for eternity?
_________________________________
What will it take for us to be un-afraid to let everyone around us know that we
are God’s child and that He is our God?
__________________________________
v4-17
How often do we receive a message from the almighty alive God?
____________
The question for us is “Are we willing to listen to God when He speaks?”
Who did he call in 1st to interrupt his dream?
______________________________
Why wouldn’t he have called Daniel 1st?
_____________________________________________________
When we have a spiritual question about life, who do we go to for help?
_____________________________________________________

Chapter 4

v18-27
What was Nebuchadnezzar’s problem that caused him to have this dream?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What happens when we become proud of ourselves?
_____________________________________________________
Proverbs 16:18
Psalm 10:4
1 John 2:16
What was going to happen to Nebuchadnezzar because of his pride? V25-26
_____________________________________________________
With the tone of voice in v27, do you think that maybe God was willing to
forgive the king of his pride?
_____________________________________________________
The question now before king Nebuchadnezzar was whether or not he was going
to listen and heed the Holy One.
The question before each of us is the same. Are we going to listen and heed the
Holy One? _____________________________________
How many times have we missed God’s great blessing upon our lives because
we were unwilling to listen and follow His will for our lives?
_________________
Daniel 4:28-37
Did Nebuchadnezzar have good reason to brag about his great accomplishments?
_____________________________________________________
What does the Bible have to say about bragging?
_____________________________________________________
James 4:16
Revelation 3:17
Job 35:12-13
Proverbs 11:2
1 John 2:16
How many times have we been guilty of bragging about things we have done or
accomplished? How easy is it for us to fall into the pride/bragging trap?

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Chapter 5

How can we avoid the bragging pride trap?
_____________________________________________________
V31-33
What happened to king Nebuchadnezzar because of his pride?
_____________________________________________________
Read v34-37
How long was he this way? ________________
At the end of the 7 years what happened?
_____________________________________________________
What was Nebuchadnezzar’s final word to the kingdom and to us today?
_____________________________________________________

Chapter 5
Between Ch 4 verse 37 and Ch 5 verse 1 some time has passed.
_____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
Daniel is about _______ years old at this time.
Who is Belshazzar and what is his position?
_____________________________________________________
Kingship time line:
605-562 BC (____________) – Nebuchadnezzar
562-560 BC (____________) – Evil-Merodach (Nebuchadnezzar’s son)
560-556 BC (____________) – Nergal-Sharezer (Jermeriah 39:3,13)
556-556 BC (____________) – Labashi-Marduk (Nergal-Sharezer’s son)
556-539 BC (____________) – Nabonidus with co-regrent Belshazzar
Do you think maybe that Belshazzar was probably around when
Nebuchadnezzar was alive?
_____________________________________________________

Chapter 5

Verse 1-4
What made these vessels more important than any other gold cup or bowl?
_____________________________________________________
What does the New Testament have to say about Holy Vessels?
______________
According to Paul’s letter to Timothy, who are the Holy Vessels of God?
__________________________________
Vessel – ___________________________________
Honor – ___________________________________
Sanctified - _____________________________________________________
- _____________________
Useful – _______________________________________________________
Prepared – ______________________________________________
What was the problem in Daniel with Belshazzar and his party?
1) _____________________________________________________
2) _____________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________
Since we, God’s kids, are His chosen vessel, how is it that me misuse His holy
vessel?
Have we torn down people instead of lefting them up?
Have we caused others to stumble or have less faith instead of helping them?
Have we influenced others adversely instead of leading them to Chrsit?
Have we treated someone dishonorably instead of respecting them?
Do you see yourself as a holy vessel? qyes qno Why?
____________________
If you see yourself as holy, do you see others in the body as holy? qyes qno
Why? ____________________
When has Satan used you, God’s holy vessel for an unholy purpose?
_____________________________________________________

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Chapter 5

Chapter 5:5-9
When we think about our Holy vessel being used for unholy purposes, what
action needs to be taken when we realize we were wrong?
_____________________
Psalm 51:7
1 John 1:9
2 Corinthians 7:10
When we come asking for forgiveness, the question that comes to mind is “What
is the motivation for repentance. Is there a difference between true godly
sorrow and worldly sorrow? ______________
What is godly sorrow? MacAuthur –
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
__________________________
What is worldly sorrow?
______________________________________________

What would be some examples of worldly sorrow?
_____________________________________________________
Being sorry brings about a result for both godly and worldly sorrow. What is the
difference?
Godly sorrow –
_____________________________________________________
Worldly sorrow –
____________________________________________________
We have to ask ourselves one important question. “Do I have godly sorrow or
worldly sorrow for my actions?” __________________________
While King Belshazzar was enjoying his party what happened?
_____________________________________________________
What happened when Belshazzar saw the writing?
_____________________________________________________

Chapter 5

What was his 1st action after he saw the handwriting?
_______________________
Why do you think he did not call in Daniel?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
Chapter 5:10-16
Why wasn’t the queen at the big party in the 1st place?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
When she found out what was going on, she told Belshazzar about Daniel. How
did she describe him?
_____________________________________________________
In v14, 16 Belshazzar makes the comment “I have heard of you.” Do you think
this was the only time he heard of Daniel?
_____________________________________________________
What did Belshazzar offer Daniel if he could interpret the dream?
_____________________________________________________
Why was Daniel offered the 3rd in command position?
_____________________________________________________

Chapter 5:17-24
As Daniel was addressing Belshazzar, he recalled all that had happened to
Nebuchadnezzar. Why did he want Belshazzar to recall this information?
______________________________________________________________
Why do you think we refuse to learn from other’s mistakes?
______________________________________________________________
What was Belshazzar big mistake?
_____________________________________
What did Nebuchadnezzar have to learn?
________________________________

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Chapter 5

Did Belshazzar know about the importance of being humble before God?
_______
Do we completely realize that God rules over us, that He is in control even when
we think we are handling everything?
_________________________________
What does it mean to be humble before God?
_____________________________
The verb form of humble is what God did to Nebuchadnezzar.
_____________________________________________________
Belshazzar had the opportunity to be _______________ before God without any
drastic measures.
Matthew Henry –
It is a great offence to God if our hearts be not humbled before him to
comply both with his precepts and with his providences, humbled by
repentance, obedience, and patience; … he expects from the greatest
of men that their hearts should be humbled before him, by an
acknowledgment that, great as they are, to him they are accountable.
What warning should we take from Belshazzar’s attitude toward life?
__________________________________________________
Romans 1:18, 24-32
How does our society today identify with these verses?
_____________________________________________________
Daniel 5:25-31
What did the writing on the wall say?
___________________________________
Mene(men-ay) –
____________________________________________________
Tekel(tek-al) –
______________________________________________________
Upharsin(per-as) –
___________________________________________________

Chapter 6

What did the scales look like during that time?
Job 31:6
Amos 7:7-8
When God places us on His scales, do we measure up? Can He say to us “Enter
in good and faithful servant?” __________________
Chapter 6:1-5
Chapter 6:6-17
How important was Daniel to Darius?
___________________________________
What was the plan all the jealous leaders to trap Daniel?
_____________________________________________________
Was this a spur of the moment plan?
_____________________________________________________
Did Darius have any reason not to be suspicious of what was happening?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
___________________________________
What does the Bible have to say about jealousy?
_____________________________________________________
KJV – used 16 times, all but _____ talk about God being jealous, Jealous is one
of __________________
Jealousy – _____________________________________________________
How does jealousy affect us today?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
What was Daniel’s response to the ego driven law?
_____________________________________________________
How apt are we to intentionally openly obey God in the face of disobeying
man’s law? ___________________________________
What do we tend to do when we are confronted with disobeying man over God?
_____________________________________________________

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Chapter 6

What was the king’s attitude when he found out Daniel had broken the 30 day
law? V14-_____________________________________________________
Den of Lions –
_____________________________________________________
What was the king’s last words to Daniel as he was being lowered into the pit?
__________________________________________

Chapter 6:18-23
How you ever had one of those restless nights due to something you know you
should not have done?
_____________________________________________
How does v18 describe Darius’ attitude that night after putting Daniel in the
lion’s den?
_____________________________________________________
At this point could we say that he did not really know the power of Holy God?
_____________________________________________________
What was the king’s first action the next morning at sun up?
_________________
V20 says (NKJ) that the king spoke to Daniel with a lamenting voice. What is a
lamenting voice?
_________________________________________________
What was Darius’ question into the lion’s den?
____________________________
Why would he ask if Daniel’s God had been able to save him?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
When we know we have done something wrong, do we come to God with a
lamenting attitude and prayer? Do we truly grieve over our wrong?
_________
Of course we know that Holy God rescued Daniel, but Daniel gives 2 reasons
why God spared his life. What were the 2 reasons?
1) ______________________, 2) _________________________

Chapter 6

What is a miracle? (Web) __________________________________________
(NT) _________________________________________________
Has God ever worked a miracle in your life before?
________________________
Daniel 6:24-28
After king Darius had Daniel removed from the den of lions, what was the
punishment for the wicked, devious, despiteful leaders who concocted the
law that tricked the king?
______________________________________________
As quick as each one person was thrown in what happened?
_____________________________________________________
Was Darius now a believer in Holy God?
_____________________________________________________
How is God described in v26-27?
1. ____________________________________________
2. ____________________________________________
3. ____________________________________________
4. ____________________________________________
5. ____________________________________________
6. ____________________________________________
Darius believed in Holy God so much that he set up a law for everyone to
worship Holy God. Just how much do we believe in Holy God that we will
obey all His commands?
_____________________________________________________
What was the result of Daniel truly and completely following God’s ways?
_____________________________________________________
What does it mean to prosper? _______________________________
What is the definition of prosper today?
_____________________________________________________
Is it fair to say that to prosper or have success means that everything is always
going to go well for us?
____________________________________________

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What is God looking for in our daily life? ____________________________
Chapter 7:1-8
Chapter 7 goes back to the Babylonian rule under___________________.
What did Daniel see in his dream?
______________________________________
Sea = _________________________ everything surrounding the Mediterranean
Sea.
Beast = ______________________________
1st beast was a___________________________, indicating that this empire was
not only strong but_________________________.
The wings were plucked off and the lion becomes a man and is given a heart.
2nd beast was a __________ with 3 ribs in it’s mouth, indicating great strength or
________________. One side of the bear what higher than the other but it
devour everything that came in it’s path.
3rd beast was a _____________ with 4 regular __________ and 4__________,
indicating __________ or quick moving but without____________. One
empire with 4 leaders.
4th beast was ________________________ / almost indescribable with 10
________, teeth of__________, v19 says it also had _________ of bronze.
Among the 10 horns an ________ horn comes up plucking out 3 horns. This
horn had ___________________ which was speaking great things.
What do all of these images stand for?

Chapter 7

Daniel 7:9-12
Verse 9
When we hear that thrones are put into place what image comes to your mind?
_____________________________________________________
Thrones – _____________________________________________________
The main seat was reserved for who? ___________________________
Who is the Ancient of Days?
_____________________________________________________
How is God described?
_______________________________________________
How is His throne described?
_____________________________________________________
What is so important about the fire and white color?
White – ____________________
Fire – __________________________________________________
Deuteronomy 4:24, 2 Samuel 22:9, Israel 30:30, Hebrews 12:29
Verse 10
Who are the ones standing and ministering to God? Revelation 5:11,
_____________________________________________________
What is the picture of the court being seated and the books opened?
____________________________________________ Revelation 20:11-15
Verse 11
Who is being judged? _________________________________
Which beast or empire is being destroyed?
_______________________________
Remember, out of the Roman Empire comes the 10 nations which are in the
process of being formed in our day and time.
This setting is the final destruction. Remember, what destroys the whole great
image in Daniel 2? __________________________________

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Until this judgment what can we expect to happen?
_____________________________________________________
Matthew 24:23-27
Verse12
Who are the rest of the beasts or empires?
_____________________________________________________
Were these empires destroyed?
________________________________________
Who is the modern day Babylon?
______________________________________
Who is the modern day Persia?
________________________________________
What is the modern day Greece? _________________
What 3 nations today are great enemies of Israel?
_________________________

Daniel 7:13-14
Who is the “One like the Son of Man”? __________________
Son of Man in OT means human except for ___________and
________________ in the NT.
What are some other names for the Son of Man? Look at handout
According to these 2 verses what is given to Christ? _______________,
__________, ______________
What does it mean to have dominion?
___________________________________
1 Corinthians 15:7, Revelation 11:15
What is the area Christ is to rule over? ______________________________
What does it mean to be given glory? ______________________________
Revelation 17:14 tells that Jesus is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. What
does a king need to reign over? _____________________

Chapter 8

How long with Christ’s dominion last?
__________________________________
Who is going to serve this eternal king?
__________________________________
To serve means – _____________________________________________
Romans 14:11, Isaiah 45:23, Philippians 2:9-11
As we consider the depth of this principle that everyone is going to bow before
Christ, how should this affect our daily life here and now?
Philippians 2:12-16
______________________________________,
_______________________________________________________,
_________________________________,
___________________________________________
Daniel 7:21-22, 25-28
During the end of earthly time as the Anti-Christ gains strength and control, he is
going to make war with whom? ___________________________________
Who are the saints? __________________________________
Revelation 11:3, 7
God’s holy ___________________ will be killed by Anti-Christ, everyone is
going to be _________________, and then God will call the
____________________.
What is the final outcome of the Anti-Christ and his great fierce kingdom?
_____________________________________________________
The time of the Anti-Christ rule is not going to be time we would want to live in.
Just how close is this time?
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________
_________________
Daniel 8:1-27
V1-12
Shushan is about 250 miles east of ______________.

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Chapter 8

Who does the Ram w/2 horns represent?
_________________________________
What is significant about the ram pushing north, west, and south?
_____________________________________________________
Who does the Male goat represent? _____________________________
What image comes to mind when you read that the Goat was not touching the
ground? _____________________________________________________
History records tell us that _____________________, a mighty warrior, had an
army of ___________ that went against the ______________ army of the
Medo-Persians.
In V8 we read the male goats horn was broken off and 4 more horns appeared.
_____________________________________________________
Then a little horn came up. Is this the same little horn as in ch 7?
_____________________________________________________
Where did the Syrian army have travel through?
___________________________
History tells us that Syria & Egypt are fighting with Israel caught in the center
for over ____________.
In 168 BC on _____________ Syria leaders kills pig on alter in Jerusalem and
then paraded a statue of his god throughout the city and into the Holy of
Holies of the temple.
Why didn’t the soldiers die when the entered the Holy of Holies?
_____________________________________________________
What was important about these two actions?
______________________________________________________________
____________________________________________
Dec. 25 was a _______________________ long before birth of Christ.
In Rev 13:7 and Daniel 7:21 we see the same thing is going to happen with the
anti-christ. _______________________________________

Chapter 9

Daniel 9:1-19
About how old was Daniel during the reign of Darius?
______________________
What writings was Daniel studying? ____________________
Keep in mind that Daniel was a _______________ when Jeremiah was alive and
proclaiming the destruction of Jerusalem if the people did not repent.
The Bible had not be canonized as we know it but what did Daniel call
Jeremiah’s writing? ____________________
As he was reading what did he do?
_____________________________________
Was Daniel a sinful man who had turned his face away from God?
_____________________________________________________
Why would he be praying this way if he was right in God’s eyes?
_____________________________________________________
How did he pray for the nation of Israel and her leaders?
1. __________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________
3. __________________________________________________
4. __________________________________________________
5. __________________________________________________
6. __________________________________________________
7. __________________________________________________
8. __________________________________________________
9. __________________________________________________
10. _________________________________________________
What does all this have to do with us today?
_____________________________________________________
How many like the way our nation is going? What do we do about most of the
time? _____________________________________________
What can we do besides complain?
_____________________________________
What if we prayed this way for our church, what could happen?
_____________________________________________________

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How powerful is the prayer of a faithful follower of Christ?
• Isaac______________________________________________
• Hezekiah___________________________________________
• Proverbs 15:29 –_____________________________________
• Paul and Silas_______________________________________
• __________________________________________________
• James 5:16 –________________________________________
How important are our prayers on behalf of others?
_____________________________________________________
Daniel 9:20-27
As Daniel is continuing to pray someone appears to him again?
_______________
Gabriel is going to explain why everything has happened to the
_______________.
As Gabriel began to speak to Daniel he said something very interesting about
Daniel. ________________________________
Love – _________________________________
Is God delighted in me, does He consider me pleasant? Do my actions and
attitude toward Him cause Him to desire me?
___________________________
70 week, 70 sevens or 70 sets of seven – _______________
What was going to last 490 years?
_____________________________________________________
There were 6 reasons for the time:
1. __________________________________________________
2. ______________________________________
3. ___________________________
4. ________________________________________
5. __________________________
6. __________________________________________________
How many times has God disciplined us because of our sins? What does
discipline to for us? 2 Timothy 3:16
__________________________________________

Chapter 9

V25 – 7 weeks/7 sevens/7 sets of seven – _____________________
62 weeks/62 sevens/62 sets of seven – ________________________________
The 483 years will begin after the command to ______________ Jerusalem.
The order:
49 years happen
Command is given to rebuild Jerusalem – ____________________________
483 years pass
Anointed One is to be killed
445 BC + 483 years = _____________________________
What happened at that time?
__________________________________________
Who were the people of the anti-Christ? _______________________
There is a ___________ between Christ’s death and the destruction of the
Temple.
We know the temple was destroyed again in __________, but this can’t be what
V26 is talking about.
The gap is the _______________. The time we are living in now.
The 2nd half of v26 and v27 is talking about the end of time when the
___________ begins to rule the world and the ________________ begins.
The Roman empire, ____________________________, will destroy temple in
Jerusalem.
Why didn’t the Old Testament prophets tell of the gap?
_____________________________________________________
There are 3 views to the tribulation:
1. Pre-tribulation rapture of church –
__________________________________________________
2. Mid-tribulation rapture of church –
__________________________________________________
3. Post-tribulation rapture of church __________________________________________________

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Daniel 10
Chapter 10-12 is Daniel’s final ____________.
How long had Daniel been mourning/lamenting over what was to come?
___________________________________
What happened to Daniel when he saw the vision of this spectator man?
_____________________________________________________
How did the being address Daniel in v10,12,19?
_____________________________________________________
When did the messenger 1st hear Daniel praying? ____________________
When did Daniel begin praying? ______________________
The messenger was delayed by _________________________________
We know that Daniel was a God fearing, praying man. He had lived his life
totally for Lord His God. What was his prayer life like and can we have it
today?
Daniel’s prayer life:
1. Was taught as young boy to ____________ with God.
2. __________ God to reveal dream of Nebuchadnezzar which was
impossible for anyone to know.
3. _____________ the lions would not hurt him.
4. Prayed ___________________ prayer for the nation of Israel.
Our prayer life:
1 Peter 3:12 – ___________________________________________
Psalm 10:1 – ____________________________________________
Philippians 4:6 – _______________________________________
1 Thessalonians 5:17 – ____________________________________
1 Timothy 2:8 – _________________________________
What is our prayer life really like?
______________________________________
How long does it take to pray at meal time? ________________________
Is there any certain time for us to pray?

Chapter 11-12

Look at 1 Thessalonians 5:17 again. How can we pray all day long with
stopping?
When we think about prayer, what posture do we think about, how have we been
trained to pray? ________________________________________
Have you ever tried praying while walking, driving, with eyes open? How
strange is it to prayerfully consecrate on what you talking to God about?
Praying continually is an _______________ of prayer throughout the day.

Chapter 11-12
Chapter 11:1-20 describes the conflicts between the _____________ (Egypt)
and the ______________ (Syria).
What is between these 2 nations? ______________________
V3 – Alexander the great is uprooted.
Interesting note, when the Bible talks about the north or south it is centered on
what? ______________________
V24-30
The little horn from chapter 8 is _____________________ in 175 BC here in
chapter 11.
V28 is when Antiohas returns after defeating _________ he stops the treaty with
Israel.
V30 – The warships are from __________.
V31-34
V31- Ref. Chapter 8:1-12 – _______________________________
Antiohas used flattery and trickery to make an alliance with people to get his
way. This is also the way the ________________ will gain control.
V36ff – many scholars believe this is talking about the ___________________.
This person will not acknowledge any religion or their gods. He will be the only
_____ and will do away with all forms of religion.
V40 – is talking about the ____________ of the anti-christ.

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Chapter 12 – continues to tell about the reign of the _____________ and the
tribulation period.
V2 – talks about the _____________ of the Christians.
Then Daniel was told to keep everything else a _____________ till the end of
time.

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