Faith In The Fiery Furnace Part 2 – Daniel 3:8-30
“Few men have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.”
IV. THE IMAGE THAT WAS DESPISED
a. They did not regard to the king
b. They did not bow to the gods
c. They did not worship the image
V. THE KING’S SWIFT REACTION
a. The King’s anger
b. The King’s astonishment
c. The King’s ultimatum
VI. THE GODLY RESPONSE OF THE HEBREWS
a. They respond with courage
b. They respond with confidence
Job 13:15 (NASB) 15 “Though He slay me, I will hope in Him.
Philippians 1:21 (NASB) 21 For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
Exodus 32:26 (KJV) Who is on the LORD’S side?
Matthew 10:32 (NASB) 32 “Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven.
Mark 8:38 (NASB) 38 “For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”
VII. THE CONSEQUENCE THAT FOLLOWS
Isaiah 43:2 (NASB) 2 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.
VIII. THE COMPANION THAT PRESERVES THEM
IX. THE COMMENDATION OF THE YOUNG MEN
Romans 12:1-2 (NASB) 1 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect.