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Gilbert House Fellowship #208: Daniel 3-4

THIS WEEK’S study in the book of Daniel gives us a window into the polytheistic world of ancient Mesopotamia.

Nebuchadnezzar, the Chaldean king of Babylon, had personal encounters with Yahweh, the God of Israel. He witnessed the power of God as He saved Shadrach, Meshech, and Abednego from the fiery furnace. We explain why the giant golden statue was probably an image of Marduk, the chief god of Babylon, and how an archaeologist 150 years ago found what may have been the platform on which the statue stood.

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