Monthly Archives: February 2020

The Matchless Favor of God

Royal Overcomers Ministries

Lessons from Daniel 1

The book of Daniel opens with the scene of Israel’s deepest degradation and misery. It was written in the context of the fall of Jerusalem and the deportation of the Jews to Babylon.

As the book opens, we are introduced to a young Daniel being taken captive to Babylon by King Nebuchadnezzar in 605 BC.

The author begins by describing time and place. It is the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, and Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon has besieged Jerusalem (Daniel 1:1-2).

The author narrates events that took place stating that Nebuchadnezzar the King of Babylon captured Hebrews and vessels belonging to the temple.

Daniel and three other Hebrew boys (Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah) are among the Hebrew captives that have been brought to Babylon.

In Daniel 1:3-7, “the young Hebrew men (Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah) are taken for training”…

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I Need to be Constantly Reminded

Royal Overcomers Ministries

“Therefore I intend to keep reminding you of these things, even though you know them and are well-grounded in the truth that you have. I think it right to stir you up with a reminder, as long as I remain alive in this “tent” of a body,knowing that my deathis soon, as our LordYeshuathe Messiah has made clear to me.And I will make every effort for you to always remember these things even after my departure” (2Peter 1:12-15).

Every one of us needs to be reminded. The Christian needs to be reminded of their calling, and the responsibilities that accompany the privilege of salvation!

That’s why Apostle Peter is keen on keeping his brethren in remembrance of “these things” (2 Peter 1:12).

That is why we have the Bible: “All Scripture is inspired by God, and useful for teaching, for reproof, for restoration, and for training…

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