Studies on Daniel 6

Essay by JaredfletcherCollege, UndergraduateA-, October 2014

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The man who wrote the book of Daniel was indeed Daniel. The name Daniel means God is Judge and throughout the book of Daniel that is clearly proven. Daniel was noble in character and courageous in God. He was born and raised in Jerusalem until the age of about twelve and there he learned to study God's word and was taught to pray regularly. Two of Daniels most powerful skills were given to him by God and they were the spiritual gifts of interpreting dreams and seeing visions. By the time chapter six is taking place Daniel is very old, probably around his eighties. He was faithful to God his entire life and his life was a powerful testament.

Daniel chapter six lays right, or almost, in middle of the book. The book is split into two parts, the historical half and the prophetic half.

Chapter six is the last chapter in the historical part of the book of Daniel and this half of the book clearly shows the people of that day, and of the modern day, how to live for God through faith and prayer. In the first six chapters of Daniel, Daniel and his friends walk with God through the many trials brought upon them. During the time of the first chapter of Daniel, King Nebuchadnezzar attacked Jerusalem and took many things as plunder, but he also took a small group of boys who had no defects, were of noble character and would be able to learn. This is where Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah are first really introduced in the book of Daniel. They are brought back to Babylon where they started their schooling in the Babylonian Empire. These four boys were subject to war and were...