#5 At God’s Hand
Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015Print
About Rule and Reign Like Daniel Series
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?
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 and their release—both were in the reigning hand of the God of Heaven.
Nebuchadnezzar, the demi-god of the world, was completely God’s unknowing – and unwilling – instrument.
The Lord gave Jehoiakim King of Judah into his (Nebuchadnezzar’s) hand and he brought them to the land of Shinar, to the house of his god…
Daniel 1:2 NASB