Covenant & Repentance

Daniel 9 Scripture Link Austin made the point in his sermon that parts of Daniel 9 are among the most difficult in the entire Old Testament to interpret for a specific prophetic meaning. For Daniel’s understanding, however, the prophecies regarded events that were to come in the life of his people, Israel. Our interpretation of the difficult verses should start …

Moving To Emotional Freedom

As we progress in the latter half of the book of Daniel we should remember that we are in a genre known as apocalyptic literature. One of the great characteristics of apocalyptic literature is its heavy use of symbolism in speaking about real-world events. Because of the heavy use of symbols, sometimes the reference of the symbols is a bit …

Apocalypse Now?

Daniel 7 begins a portion of the book that is exceedingly difficult for readers to interpret and understand. This is because Daniel 7-12 belong to a genre of biblical literature known as apocalyptic literature. Here is a short video explaining what apocalyptic literature is within the Bible. Daniel 7 Scripture Link This passage has many symbols that are unclear for …

A Public Faith

Scripture Link: Daniel 6 We live in a day in age where people go to great lengths to make distinctions between public expressions of faith and private expressions of faith. Almost all Americans, even Americans who are not particularly religious, are quite supportive of the idea of other people making private expressions of faith. The great controversies over religious faith …

Behind the Artwork

With the book of Daniel, we had the challenge of creating a broad enough theme to capture all the stories that are recounted about the writer as well as the apocalyptic latter chapters which introduce some scary looking beasts and oft-debated timelines and meanings. Not to mention the applications that Austin and others will draw from the text for our …