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Ps Matt Prater Daniel Chapter 5

This Sunday we continued our series on Daniel, looking at Chapter 5. This is a famous passage about The king of Babylon, Belshazzar, who held a great banquet. He and his guests toasted their pagan gods with the gold and silver vessels King Nebuchadnezzar had previously looted from the temple in Jerusalem. “As they drank the wine, they praised the gods of gold and silver, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone.” Daniel 5:4. At the height of the festivities, the king was terrified when, without warning, a disembodied hand appeared and began writing a message on the wall…

One Pastor said this, “More and more, God and His Bible are mocked, scorned and profaned—and this in our so-called Christian nations! Why do people refuse to learn the unmistakable lessons of the past? Unless these modern trends that are contrary to God’s Word are reversed, our nations will face the same destructive calamities that caused the collapse of the Babylonian Empire.”