Bible in a Year, Day 257

Bible in a Year

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For a look at the books of the Bible and their categories, look here.

Day 257


A brand new chapter today: Daniel! I’m excited because we’re reading some history again and it’s easier to understand than the prophetic books. I love narrative history, knowing what we’re about to read happened long ago. But Daniel also contains more than history:

“The genre of the book of Daniel is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracle, and it includes Apocalyptic material. The prophet Daniel wrote it around 530 B.C. and his writings records the events of the Babylonian captivity in 560-536 B.C. to which Daniel was a servant. It also describes the apocalyptic visions given by God, and reveals the events and plans for everyone’s future. Key personalities of this book include Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar, Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego, Belshazzar, and Darius.

The purpose of this book is to provide a historical account how the Lord God protected and provided for His faithful followers while in captivity. It also includes a vision of future redemption and hope.” Source: BibleHub

Chapter 1

Daniel Taken to Babylon (1-7)

Daniel’s Faithfulness (8-21)

Bible in a Year, Daniel 1

Chapter 2

Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (1-16)

God Reveals Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (17-30)

Daniel Interprets the Dream (31-45)

Daniel Is Promoted (46-49)

Bible in a year, Daniel 2

Chapter 3

Nebuchadnezzar’s Golden Image (1-7)

The Fiery Furnace (8-30)

Bible in a year, Daniel 3

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Final Words

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