Daniel/Revelation for Beginners

Four Visions of Daniel’s Prophecies

This study begins to examine the visions Daniel has about future kingdoms and relates them to actual historical facts. 04-daniel-revelation-notes In the final part of his book, Daniel will describe dreams and visions that he had concerning events that were mentioned in the original dream of Nebuchadnezzar. In that dream, he saw the overview of history for the next 600 years and beyond. The visions he has now will give more details concerning the events he foresaw in Nebuchadnezzar’s original…

Four Episodes in Daniel’s Life

A review of the outline of the book and overview of the major events in Daniel’s life while exiled in Babylon. 03-daniel-revelation-notes We are reviewing the book of Daniel in preparation for our study of the book of Revelation. Here is an outline of the book: 1. The court of Nebuchadnezzar – 1:1-21 The Jewish boys, Daniel and three friends are in captivity and training in the Babylonian palace. They are placed in high positions. 2. Nebuchadnezzar’s dream – 2:1-49…

Daniel in Babylon

A background look at the person (Daniel) and the circumstances surrounding his exile from Jerusalem to Babylon as well as a first description of the dream that forms the basis for Daniel’s prophecies. 02-daniel-revelation-notes We are studying the book of Daniel as a way of understanding the background information, imagery and symbolism that is contained in the book of Revelation. Much of the apocalyptic style of writing found in Daniel is also found in Revelation; understanding one helps us understand…

Setting the Stage for Daniel/Revelation

This series explains in simple terms the relationship between these two books of the Bible. Each book will be reviewed to better understand the meaning of the symbolic language used in both and the message that the writers were communicating to their readers as well as a modern application for today’s Christian. This introductory lesson will situate the historical setting for the book of Daniel and its relationship to the Book of Revelation. 01-daniel-revelation-notes This is a study of the…