Devotional Series : Rule and Reign Like Daniel


Daniel in Lions Den

The Daniel Adventure Has Just Begun!


Though yesterday’s devotion was the last in Martha’s Rule and Reign Like Daniel devotional series, it isn’t the end! The Lord has given Martha new revelation of and zeal for the Book of Daniel, and we’re asking all of you … Continue reading

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#116 Removing the Person of God


Belshazzar, when he tasted the wine, commanded that the vessels of gold and of silver that Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out of the temple in Jerusalem be brought, that the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink … Continue reading

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#115 Kings Fall Away, Daniel Remains


Belshazzar the king held a great feast for a thousand of his nobles, and he was drinking wine in the presence of the thousand…he gave orders to bring the gold and silver vessels which Nebuchadnezzar his father had taken out … Continue reading

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#114 Nebuchadnezzar Disappears


Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, Whose works are all faithful and right and Whose ways are just. And those who walk in pride He is able to abase and humble. Daniel 4:37 AMPC … Continue reading

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#113 We Need to Know His Name


Proverbs 30:4 AMPC Who has ascended into heaven and descended? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in His garment? Who has established all the ends of the earth? What is His name, and … Continue reading

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#112 Humiliated Beyond Imagination and Rejoicing


Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven, Whose works are all faithful and right and Whose ways are just. And those who walk in pride He is able to abase and humble. Daniel 4:37 AMPC … Continue reading

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#111 And Still More Greatness Was Added


My counselors and my lords sought me, and I was established in my kingdom, and still more greatness was added to me. Daniel 4:36 ESV The king, who always needed many advisors, was now the one who ‘knew.’ Before, Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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#110 For the Sake of the Kingdom


At that time my reason returned to me, and for the glory of my kingdom, my majesty and splendor returned to me. Daniel 4:36 ESV All for the Sake of the Kingdom Nebuchadnezzar was radically, wonderfully changed by the humiliation … Continue reading

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#109 God Alone Reigns Over All


I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever. For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom endures from generation to generation. Daniel 4:34 NASB First Nebuchadnezzar grasps that God alone lives. Second, the king … Continue reading

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#108 The Most High Lives Forever


I blessed the Most High and praised and honored Him who lives forever. For His dominion is an everlasting dominion, and His kingdom endures from generation to generation. Daniel 4:34 NASB Nebuchadnezzar not only sees God’s majesty, he comprehends two … Continue reading

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#107 The King Was Transformed


I blessed the Most High [God] and I praised and honored and glorified Him… Daniel 4:34 AMPC The Hebrew verbs expressed here, ‘to praise and honor,’ indicate continued action. Nebuchadnezzar was changed – radically, but also permanently. The king was … Continue reading

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#106 The Right Use of My Mind


I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted up my eyes to heaven and my understanding and the right use of my mind returned to me, and I blessed the Most High [God] and I praised and honored and glorified Him who lives forever. Daniel … Continue reading

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#105 Pride Dissolves in Healing Solitude


You will be driven from human society…until you learn that the Most High rules over the kingdoms of the world and gives them to anyone He chooses. Daniel 4:32 NLT The king of Babylon was so related to the people … Continue reading

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#104 Until You Learn Who Is God


A voice came from heaven, saying “King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is declared: sovereignty has been removed from you, you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field. …and seven … Continue reading

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#103 Sudden Judgment Is Never Without Warning


While the word was in the king’s mouth, a voice came from heaven, saying, ‘King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is declared: sovereignty has been removed from you, and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field. You will … Continue reading

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#102 God’s Warning Is Not Empty


All this happened to Nebuchadnezzar the king. Twelve months later he was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon. The king reflected and said, ‘Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal … Continue reading

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#101 Here Stand Two Men Before Heaven


Your kingdom shall be confirmed to you from the time that you know that Heaven rules. Therefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable to you: break off your sins by practicing righteousness, and your iniquities by showing mercy to the oppressed, that … Continue reading

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#100 Sovereign Rule Over the Lowliest of Men


In order that the living may know that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, and bestows it on whom He wishes and sets over it the lowliest of men. Daniel 4:17b NASB This statement straight from … Continue reading

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#99 We Are ALL Without Excuse


Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon – heathen, idolatrous, cruel, murderous and arrogant. Even to such a one the Most High reveals His judgment and His dominion. Within Nebuchadnezzar’s dream itself, the ‘watcher’ pronounced the coming of chastening: This sentence is by … Continue reading

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#98 A Position Holy and Unapproachable


From my book, All and Only: “Nebuchadnezzar was a firsthand witness not only to their survival (in the furnace) but to the presence of their God in the blaze. For a time he basked in the wonder of that God … Continue reading