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Daniel 7 – 11th June, 2021

What does it say?

  1. Read Daniel 7
  2. What are repeated words/phrases/ideas?
  3. When did Daniel see this vision?
  4. What did Daniel see? How does he describe:
    1. the four beasts?
    2. the Ancient of Days?
    3. the Son of Man?

What does it mean?

  1. What interpretation of the dream is Daniel given?
  2. What does this dream/vision reveal?
  3. Why does God choose to reveal it this way? What effect does it have?
  4. How do chapters 1–6 prepare the reader for chapter 7 (and the following visions)?
  5. What do we learn about the kings/kingdoms of the world? God? The Son of Man? 
  6. How does this passage point to Jesus and the gospel? Can you think of ideas/figures/themes which are repeated in the New Testament from this passage? If so where?

How should it change us?

  1. How would Daniel's vision impact God's people in exile? 
  2. Why was Daniel alarmed? Should we be alarmed also? If not how should this chapter effect us?
  3. How should God's sovereign rule over the future of humanity influence you today?