He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point To win the smile of a silly maid, to escape the jest of a coarse fellow, to win a few pieces of silver, to stand respectable among his fellow-men, he turned his back upon his Redeemer and sold his Lord; and now what can be said for him? Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. i. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up.". Beloved, I now write to you this second epistle (in both of which I stir up your pure minds by way of reminder), that you may be mindful of the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the commandment of us, the apostles of the Lord and Savior, The image is made and set up. vii. ii. ", i. Look at him! These men stood firm when challenged to eat impure foods and they saw God bless their obedience. We have no need to answer you: They had no need to defend themselves. Now he knows: i. Nebuchadnezzar knows a lot about God - but he does not yet know Him personally. (Dan 3:13-15) Nebuchadnezzar interviews the disobedient Hebrew men. 4. Gather together the satraps: Satrap is a Persian loan word that means protector of the realm. They know God's power, but they also know that they must do what is right even if God does not do what they expect or hope Him to do. Therefore at that time certain Chaldeans came forward and accused the Jews. Then Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury, and the expression on his face changed toward Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego. Thank you for registering. Ten minutes can chart the course for your eternity. General Epistles The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point They might have said, "There is nothing to gain by resisting; wouldn't we do more good by living?" Luke-Acts There is no other God who can deliver like this: Seeing God at work in the life of His people was an extremely effective testimony to Nebuchadnezzar. a. i. i. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point So the satraps, the administrators, the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates, and all the officials of the provinces gathered together for the dedication of the image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up; and they stood before the image that Nebuchadnezzar had set up. In fact, they know that God is able to save them from both the burning fiery furnace and from the hand of Nebuchadnezzar himself. a. Nebuchadnezzar was full of fury: No matter how brave Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego were, facing the fury of a king was still extremely intimidating. The certainty of the last days and God's promise. b. I see four men loose... and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God: Nebuchadnezzar tells us who the fourth person was – the Son of God. Do not make a profession at all. There shall come a day when the man that was ashamed of Christ will himself be ashamed: he will wonder where he can hide his guilty head. So at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the horn, flute, harp, and lyre, in symphony with all kinds of music, all the people, nations, and languages fell down and worshiped the gold image which King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. -------------------- Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was sixty cubits and its width six cubits. They might have said, “We are in a different place; in Rome, do as the Romans do.” Yet they knew that God has unlimited jurisdiction. They might have said, "We are in a different place; in Rome, do as the Romans do." ... ©2013 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission [A previous revision of this page can be found here] Study Guide for Ezekiel 1 ← Prior Book. a. ii. Instead they cultivated brave personalities, willing to stand alone with God. The Gospels A. 3. -------------------- "If, standing before the heart-searching God at this time, you cannot say, 'It is true,' how should you act? Passwords should have at least 6 characters. b. Guzik Bible Commentary © 2013 David Guzik - No distribution beyond personal use without permission - For more information and resources visit EnduringWord.com They might have said, “It is only for once, and not for very long. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point (Dan 3:28) Nebuchadnezzar acknowledges the greatness of the God of the three Hebrews. The Old Testament i. Johannine Writings If you cannot be true to Christ, if your coward heart is recreant to your Lord, do not profess to be his disciple, I beseech you. That gave them the courage to obey now, when the stakes were much higher. Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year. d. Let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up: It took great faith to say this. i. 3. At a safe distance from the raging heat, he peered inside – and saw four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point Prophets i. Do not love the world or the things in the world. iv. Trapp quotes an English martyr who said this as he was burnt at the stake: “O ye Papists, behold ye look for miracles; here now you may see a miracle; for in this fire I feel no more pain than as if I were in a bed of down; but it is to me as a bed of roses.”. We see Satan trying to make the believer bow down to his idealized image of what men and women should be. i. The Gospels iii. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Minor Prophets Men frown at you, but you can see God smiling on you, and so you are not moved.” (Spurgeon). 3:2,3,27. ", i. "Do not judge the situation by the king's threat and by the heat of the burning fiery furnace, but by the everlasting God and the eternal life which awaits you. The angels shun him as a man who was ashamed of the Lord of glory. Poetical Books Our God whom we serve is able to deliver us, Let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up, Bound in their coats... the furnace exceedingly hot, four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, I see four men loose... and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, These men on whose bodies the fire had no power, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, Who sent His Angel and delivered His servants who trusted in Him, the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego, frustrated the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they should not serve nor worship any god except their own God, There is no other God who can deliver like this, David Guzik :: Génesis 14 – Abram Rescata a Lot y Conoce a Melquisedec, G1 - alpha - Strong's Greek Lexicon (KJV), David Guzik :: Hechos 9 – La Conversión de Saulo de Tarso, David Guzik :: 1 Corintios 7 – Principios Sobre el Matrimonio y la Soltería, A Summary of Each Bible Book - Study Resources, Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Matthew 7:6, David Guzik :: Génesis 3 – La tentación y caída del hombre, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus and the Holy Trinity (Walter Martin), Revelation 1 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Revelation 2-3 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), The Person of the Holy Spirit (Chuck Smith), Revelation 3:7-22 [1990s] (Chuck Missler), Revelation 17-18 (1982-85 Audio) (Chuck Smith), Ezekiel 40-48 (1979-82 Audio) (Chuck Smith). 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