#8 The Capture of Israel and Loss of Identity
Posted: Sunday, April 29th, 2018Print
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Daniel believed in God as Ruler, so he brought Heaven’s Rule into his earthly government and heathen captors. Do you rule and reign like Daniel did?
Israel refused to belong to God and began to belong to the world, which is to say, God’s enemy. If you choose to mix with and live by the world, you will have its characteristic, its mindset…and its god.
Israel lost the identity she had no regard for, lost her very citizenship, culture, nation – and lost the distinctiveness of being the one nation God chose and created out of His love, and not their worthiness.
The Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his (Nebuchadnezzar’s) hand along with some of the vessels of the house of God; and he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god…
Daniel 1:2 NASB