Daniel 3 Devotional Commentary

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Daniel 3:1

The book of Daniel opens with the fall of Jerusalem, the capture of King Jehoiakim, the exile of the Jews and enforced enslavement. Many good-looking young Israelites of royal descent, were forced to serve in the Babylon court. The faithfulness of Daniel and his three friends is brought to our immediate attention. Their respectful request to abstain from eating Babylonian food identifies them as godly men, who trusted the Lord, and as the story unfolds, we see read more...