A Spiritual Struggle

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

Daniel: Hope Amid a Hostile World

A Spiritual Struggle 

  • The Reality of Spiritual Warfare
  • The Power of Prayer
  • The Power of our Advocate  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read Daniel 10:1-11:1. What catches your attention from this chapter? Why? What have you learned about spiritual warfare before today?
  2. Read these passages: 2 Cor. 4:3-4, 10:3-6, 11:14-15; Eph. 6:10-18; 1 Pet. 5:8-9. What do we learn about the reality of spiritual warfare from Scripture?
  3. Why is Daniel praying and fasting? Why don’t we pray and fast as we ought? What adjustments do you need to make in your prayer habits?
  4. Who is this figure that comes to Daniel? What encouragement do we receive from his description and activity?
  5. What are the greatest dangers in your life that you are most concerned about? Does the truth of Scripture shape how you live in light of dangers? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

Daniel 10:19 And he said, “O man greatly loved, fear not, peace be with you; be strong and of good courage.” (ESV)