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Epiphanes would set his sights on a prosperous territory, he would go in peaceably, wanting to be friends, claiming that with him everything would be unicorns and rainbows, gaining acceptance and support.  Just when the people least expected it, he would turn on them.  “Invading the kingdom when its people feel secure”. 

National Principalities

The kingdom of Persia had its own demonic influence like every nation does, even the USA today. There are demonic principalities doing everything they can to keep this Nation from honoring God in the way it was created. The demon’s main job is to work against the people and the plans of God.

Dieting During Easter

Not only weeping because of a grieved spirit, but he was also fasting. This fast was a type of fast where he did not eat any preferred foods. You know the comfort foods we love, pizza, mac n cheese, mashed potatoes, cheeseburgers, etc.

Sacrifice That Creates Breakthrough

Daniel was hearing from Gabriel the future of their coming Messiah. The very one they were looking forward to, and it was grim. To hear that your Messiah, the one who was to come and save the world will die a horrible death had to be shocking for Daniel.

The Time When God Was Silent

This is interesting because he ruled during part of the 400 year timespan known as the intertestamental period, or the period of the Bible where God was silent. The time from Malachi to John the Baptist, the time between the OT and NT. Have you ever wondered what happened during this time? Well we’re about to find out.

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