Bible Talks by Ray Galea
Bible Text: Daniel 9:1-19
In this talk Daniel sides with his people in owning the sin that brought on God's just judgment of the exile. Knowing that in 70 years the exile is over Daniel confesses his sins because God is merciful. God immediately answers the prayer with the promises that the Messiah will be killed and cut off. He will bring the end of sin and sacrifice.
Bible Text: Daniel 6
When God is our judge we will work with integrity and fear only God. We may not always escape the jaws of the lions but in Christ we will escape the jaws of judgment.
Bible Text: Daniel 4:19-37
In Daniel 4 we hear the testimony of King Nebuchadnezzar. A king of Babylon who is cut down in his prime and in his mind until he looks up to the God most high who truly rules over heaven and earth.
Bible Text: Matthew 20:20-28
God wants his church to be a safe place for all who come. This talk explores how we must protect all victims of Domestic family violence.
Bible Text: Daniel 1
Who rules the world determines who you trust. And who you trust determines whether you're wise. Daniel trusted in the LORD and was determined to not defile himself as he and his friends lived in exile in Babylon.