C1 Daniel

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Lesson 1: The strange country

Readings: Daniel 1: 1-21

Daniel was one of many Hebrews taken back to Babylon, when his country was invaded by King Nebuchadnezzar. Nebuchadnezzar treated him and his three friends, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah well. They were to be trained for three years in a special school.

Lesson 2: The fiery furnace

Readings: Daniel 2: 48, 49; 3: 1-30

One day King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden idol. It was ninety feet high and nine feet wide! He then ordered all his important princes and rulers, including Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego to come to a special ceremony. Everyone gathered in front of the great idol, along with the royal orchestra. Then they were told that as soon as the music began, they must bow down and worship the idol. If they did not, they would be thrown into a fiery furnace!

Lesson 3: The open window

Readings: Daniel 6: 1-16

Daniel was so good at his job that the king planned to put him in charge of everything! This made the other governors and princes jealous.

Lesson 4: The den of lions

Readings: Daniel 6: 17-28

Before Daniel was put into the den of lions, and a stone placed across the entrance, the king said to him, “Your God whom you serve continually, He will rescue you.”