Study Gateway is the streaming video Bible study service from Zondervan and Thomas Nelson, featuring the world’s most-trusted Bible teachers, authors and pastors, including Max Lucado, Anne Graham Lotz, Louie Giglio, Rick Warren, Derwin Gray, Lysa TerKeurst, Jennie Allen, Andy Stanley, Chrystal Evans Hurst, John Ortberg, Ann Voskamp, Christine Caine, Jada Edwards, Bob Goff, and Jim Cymbala. Watch thousands of Bible study videos on subjects like discipleship, overcoming and healing, Christian living, and Bible discussion. Get the free app as a part of your Study Gateway subscription.
This Bible study workshop has a single purpose: to present an approach that will help you learn to listen for God’s voice, know Him in a personal relationship, and communicate with Him through His Word.
Once Daniel was taken captive in Babylon, he could have chosen to be bitter against God or compromise with his new culture. But instead, he turned to God and sought to change his people’s situation through fervent prayer. What kind of prayer—offered by one person—could move Heaven and change nati...
Daniel didn't pray out of obligation; he was *prompted* to pray, based on a promise of God in Scripture. He basically prayed God's promise back to him. As Eugene Peterson says, he “reversed the thunder,” and held God to his Word.
In order to plead with God the way Daniel did, we need to feel connected to him. If you feel disconnected, work on developing confidence in God's character, and restore your relationship with him by confessing your sins with contrition.