Aug 19, 2016 – Daniel 9

Read Daniel 9

I hope that you’ve enjoyed reading through Daniel. This chapter records Daniel’s prayer.

  • When did this particular event take place? (v1-2)
  • What prompted Daniel’s prayer? (v2)
  • Examine his prayer (vv 4-19) closely. What were the main points of Daniel’s prayer?
  • But, something amazing happened. Who appeared to Daniel? (v20-21)
  • Why did Gabriel come?
  • Describe the meaning of “the earlier vision” that Gabriel gave to Daniel.
  • Find a good commentary and see what they have to say about this description from Gabriel!

We can learn from Daniel that confession of sin is an important part of being right before God. When you pray today, ask God to forgive you for your sins. Go ahead and list them before God as you seek forgiveness.

I went on praying and confessing my sin and the sin of my people, pleading with the Lord my God for Jerusalem, his holy mountain. -v20

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