God’s Big Picture – Daniel

July 12, 2015

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Key Texts: - Daniel Chapter 1, Eph 2:1-10, 2 Cor 5; 2 Chron 36:17-20

Key Points

  • Over 90% of our Christian life is worked out away from “church”
  • Daniel worked out his faith in a hostile environment
  • Daniel’s principles:

o   Daniel’s in the moment decision based on identity

o   Daniel was personally aware of the sovereignty of God (Sovereignty)

o   Daniel focused on the key issue (specificity)

o   Daniel was proactive not reactive (Pro-activity)

o   Daniel was humble not arrogant (Humility)

o   Daniel knew he was part of a team (Community)




  • God is at the centre of your current situation
  • God wants you to honour him in the midst of that situation

o   Seek God

o   Let God reveal what the key issues are

o   Focus your prayer and energy on that issue

o   Be proactive and positive

o   Operate humbly in word, attitude and deed

o   Don’t try and go it alone