The Ram and the Goat — Daniel 8:1‑27

How do we interpret a vision that even Daniel found appalling? And if the events were fulfilled so long ago, how does it apply to us in 21st-century America? Pastor Nate Harlan walks through this passage and shows how it points us to the coming of Christ.

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The Son of Man — Daniel 7:1‑28

Four beasts rise out of the sea. The last has teeth of iron and ten horns. And one like a son of man is given dominion. What does Daniel’s strange vision mean? Pastor Nate Harlan shows how these prophesies have already been fulfilled, culminating with the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem in AD 70.

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In the Lion’s Den — Daniel 6

Just like Daniel, we are faced with wicked men who want to silence us for their own gain and for their own power. How are we to respond to these men when they seek to oppress us? We are to respond like Daniel and our Lord Jesus did — not with silence, but with boldness. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan’s stirring sermon on Daniel 6.

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The Writing on the Wall — Daniel 5:1‑31

Christians, when we read the story of the writing on the wall, we need to recognize that we are like Belshazzar. We know better, but we put our trust in things other than God. We must repent or we too will be weighed and found wanting. Hear the sermon by Pastor Nate Harlan.

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Be Humbled — Daniel 4:1‑37

In the story of Nebuchadnezzar’s humiliation and repentence, we learn that we all need to be humbled because we also are full of pride and full of ourselves. But God is gracious: When He humbles us, He is saving us. Hear the sermon by Pastor Nate Harlan.

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More Than Conquerors — Daniel 3:8‑30

It’s a simple question: Do you love God like Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego do? They loved God more than their own lives, even within sight of the king and his fiery instrument of execution. How can we follow their exemplary example?

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Man’s Idolatrous Asperations — Daniel 2:46‑3:7

Idolatry is man exalting himself in God’s place. Here in the book of Daniel, King Nebuchadnezzar is a case study of human depravity, refusing to accept the rule of God. Pastor Nate Harlan points us to Scripture to show us the remedy to our own idolatry.

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The Everlasting Kingdom — Daniel 2:31‑45

The church is not a captive awaiting rescue. The church is a conquering army, capturing nations by throwing down their idols, all by preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God. Find courage and hope from this portion of the book of Daniel. (NOTE: The audio problems have been fixed.)

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The Supremacy of God — Daniel 2:1‑30

When facing insurmountable troubles, what should the child of God do? It’s hard to find a better example than Daniel. He kept his cool when facing death because he trusted God and His generosity. Hear Pastor Nate Harlan’s encouraging sermon on chapter two of Daniel.

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No Compromise — Daniel 1:3‑21

No human government may forbid what God commands or command what God forbids. But what do we do when government commands us to disobey God? Hear from Pastor Nate Harlan’s second sermon from his series on the book of Daniel.

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Trust in God’s Sovereignty — Daniel 1:1‑2

Today, Pastor Nate Harlan begins a sermon series through the book of Daniel. Before we begin, though, we take a look at 2 Kings and the reign of Hezekiah, whose own sin of trusting in princes rather than in God the Father caused the Babylonian captivity.

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