Prophet Daniel Research Paper

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From the biblical representation of Daniel the prophet started when he along with other men from Judah were imprisoned by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon (Daniel 1:1-4) for about 604 B.C. this imprisonment of Judah’s citizens in Babylon continued for about seventy years, as it was predicted by God through Prophet Jeremiah (Jeremiah 25:11). Daniel was the character that was seen as “Empire forecasting prophet”. Without a doubt, Daniel was a translator of imaginings, and from his interpretation, God revealed his plans for the kingdoms which will rise up to supremacy in world history. It is true that Daniel is believed to be the main prophet from Biblical scholars and major reason is that he contained all the important information which God revealed…show more content…
He was focused and such a man of prayer that at the time when he was arrested, he was praying. As the account of his prayer life revealed in the key verse (Daniel 6:10): “Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his God, just as he had done before” .
Daniel was believe to prayer secretly in order to keep a strong bond between him and his maker, every one including his enemies knew that he was a “man of prayer”, although he was trustworthy and loyal to King Darius, but his higher loyalty was for his God. History also claims that prayer life of Daniel was disciplined as well as dynamic. He use to prayer regular with full concentration and conversation with the God. His prayer was believed to be regular and real with humbleness and admired. Several times God has answered his prayers directly . As the Daniel’s prayer life regularity was so consistent that all those that knew Daniel also recognized his character as a faithful prayer “three times a day”, this is why his enemy decided to attack him during his prayer time. But fortunately the attack was unsuccessful when God closed the lion’s mouth. Although his attackers were confident and sure that they would kill him, but God sent an angel to “shut the lion’s mouth” (Daniel 6:22) and this saved the life of Daniel
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