Spectacular and Terrifying Visions Lead to Confession

In today’s Bible reading* Daniel has some spectacular visions that terrify him. Chapters Seven through Nine coincide with the stories in Daniel Chapters Five and Six. In other words, Chapters Seven through Nine are flashbacks. Daniel investigates Jeremiah’s prophecy and timetable and learns that God’s punishment on His people would last for seventy years. This…

Dem Dry Bones

Today’s Bible reading* is the basis of the old Spiritual chronicling the reconnection of dry bones to form a mighty army. “The foot-bone connected to the ankle-bone. The ankle-bone connected to the leg-bone….” God asked Ezekiel if the dry bones could live. Ezekiel answered that only God knew the answer to that question (Ezekiel 37:3)…