THIS WEEK, we dig into one of the most historically dense sections of scripture. It’s especially fascinating because the history recorded here was written in advance.
Daniel was shown a vision of the wars that would rage across the land formerly held by Israel during the 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C. following the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. Kingdoms established by two of Alexander’s generals, Ptolemy I Soter and Seleucus I Nicator, fought back and forth over the Levant for more than a century, and Daniel recorded the prophecy of those wars so precisely that skeptics insist it must have been written after the fact.Continue reading