Devotional Series : Rule and Reign Like Daniel


Daniel in Lions Den

#5 Nebuchadnezzar at God’s Hand


The Most High sent Israel and Judah into captivity to rescue His people from their sin and idolatry, to restore them to Himself. They were there in Babylon at God’s hand, not the capture of an invading king. Their capture … Continue reading

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#4 The Almighty Reigns in the Government of God


(Reading Daniel 1:1-6 NASB) Babylon’s king ordered that the best young men of Israel to be trained to serve in the king’s court including some of “the royal family and of the nobles.” They were chosen as “youth in whom was … Continue reading

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#3 Daniel’s Government Was Out of Heaven


Daniel’s ruling government was out of Heaven, and he was not subject to the heathen government of a foreign tyrant. It appears that Babylon’s kings could only honor and reward him. Daniel 2:46 ESV Then King Nebuchadnezzar fell upon his … Continue reading

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#2 Living Above the Fray in Heaven’s Rule


Daniel endured always above the fray. So he held and wielded enormous power on the earth. He lived in the view of God as Ruler: absolute, unchallenged. And because Daniel believed it, he brought Heaven’s Rule into the earthly government … Continue reading

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#1 The Rule of Heaven is a Different Government


Daniel lived in a different government than the one he served. His Government ruled utterly the government under which he was imprisoned. For Daniel, ‘it is Heaven that rules’ (Daniel 4:26). This he believed without waver or doubt. The rule of … Continue reading

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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 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 AMP … Continue reading

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#113 Know His Name


Proverbs 30:4 AMP 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 The End of Pride


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 AMP … Continue reading

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#111 Still More Greatness


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 Nebuchadnezzar was radically, wonderfully changed by the humiliation of his judgment under the Most High. … Continue reading

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#109 God Alone Reigns


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 the king grasps that God alone lives. Second, … Continue reading

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#108 The Most High Lives


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 The king not only sees His majesty, he comprehends … 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 AMP 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 Purpose of the 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 Healed by 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


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


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