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					Daniel 2
                  NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S
                        DREAM
I. NEB. CONCEALS HIS DREAM (2:1-13)
A. Uselessness Of False Religion
     (2:2, 12; 50+ Temples)
  1. Idolatry & Occult Condemned
       (Deut. 18:9-14; Rev. 21:8).
  2. Applies to Horoscope, Ouija Board, Tarot
       Cards, Channeling, Séance, Charms,
       Transcendental Meditation, Etc.
  3. Clear Difference (Acts 8:9-13; 13:5-12; 19:13-20).
B. When Tested, Found False (2:7-12; 1 Jn. 4:1)
  1. Did any of these predict 9/11?
  2. Modern claims (Acts 3:1-10 & 4:13-22)
                   NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S
                        DREAM
II. GOD REVEALS THE DREAM (2:14-24)
A. He Knows Our Inner Thoughts (Jn. 1:43-49;
    Ps. 139:1-12, 23-24)!
B. His Word Reveals The Heart (Heb. 4:12-13 ;
      1 Cor. 14:23-25).
C. But We Can Have Confidence
     Before Him (1 Jn. 3:19-24)!
“...abide in him; that, if he shall be
manifested, we may have boldness,
and not be ashamed before him at
his coming...” (1 John 2:28-29).
                     NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S
                           DREAM
III. DANIEL INTERPRETS THE DREAM
     (2:25-45)
A. Head of Gold = Babylon
B. Breast & Arms Of Silver =
     Medo-Persians
C. Belly & Thighs Of Brass = Greeks
D. Legs Of Iron With Feet Of Clay
      & Iron = Roman Empire
E. Stone Cut Without Hands =
      God’s Kingdom (Jn. 18:33-37,
      Rev. 1:9; 5:9-10).
                  NEBUCHADNEZZAR’S
                        DREAM
IV. NEB. PROMOTES DANIEL (2:46-49)

CONCLUSION:
A. False Religion Appeals To The Wrong
    Authority! Do We Test All Things?
B. God Knows All & Will Judge All!
    Are We Ready?
C. The Kingdom Of Prophecy Is Established
    In Christ! Are We In It?

  ARE WE SUBMITTING TO GOD’S RULE?

				
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