Nebuchadnezzar has anger issues. Possibly his position as “chief of the wise men” (Daniel 2:48) made his presence unnecessary. At Daniel's request, the king appointed Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego as Daniel's advisors. (Why Daniel does not object is unknown, as is Daniel’s whereabouts in chapter 3.) Daniel 6:16 (NLT) Activities + Resources Download All There once was a young man named Daniel who faithfully prayed to God — morning, noon, and night. From the opening of the furnace Nebuchadnezzar called out, “Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego, servants of the Most High God, come out! Every week, thousands of churches use our Bible lessons, craft ideas, printable resources, and coloring pages to teach kids the Christian faith. That boys and girls is a miracle! Dare to be a Daniel Daniel 1:8-21. Sunday school pictures of a ruddy-faced lad in a lions' den have scant resemblance to the actual situation described in this sixth and last chapter of Daniel's life story. Text: Daniel 3:17-18 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. ADDRESS: Ministry-To-Children Journey through the Principle. Before Jesus was born as a baby in Bethlehem He appeared to people in the Old Testament. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 2 And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand, with some of b the vessels of the house of God. The biblical story of three Jewish lads—whose Hebrew names were Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah—and their friend Daniel begins with the four of them being taken captive. But if not, be it known unto the, O king, that we will not serve thy god’s nor worship the golden image, which thou hast set up. Learning Activity #2:  Word puzzle for this lesson. Animal Parade Daniel 7. The word martyr has the sound of antiquity about it. Those three words tell us volumes about what it means to still be in possession of a Christian culture—they were derived from Daniel 3:17-18, the King James Version—which most Britons still heard in church and was still considered the pinnacle achievement of … 1. Copyright © 2007-2020 Ministry-to-Children. Bible Story: Focus on God, Not the Flames 3) The main characters of this chapter are the king of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, and the three Hebrew children, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. James 2:19-You believe that there is one God. Footnotes. If you were at this ceremony and you had to choose to fully obey God or compromise to protect your life what do you think you would choose to do? For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.”) Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville Tennessee. The statue was made of pure gold and was 90 feet tall and 9 feet wide. Daniel 3:17-18 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 17 If the God we serve exists,[ a] then He can rescue us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king. The king said to him, "May your God, whom you serve so faithfully, rescue you." However, the three men passed through the same flames without any problem. Your kingdom will be given to the Persians. All rights reserved. Daniel knew that when he wrote his stories and there is a bit of irony in this story. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego chose to trust God and were kept safe. He invited all the leaders from the different parts of his kingdom. Click here to respond, Supply List:  Bibles, blocks, word puzzle, pens/pencils, flannels/pictures, using index cards create situations that children may face that would require them to make a choice to stand for God-example:  at lunch no one prays before they eat. Read: Daniel 3:1-7. He ordered some of his strongest soldiers to tie the men up and throw them in the fire. Students will be challenged to examine their lives to see how much of their daily choices are made in obedience to God’s Word or not. All rights reserved. In what area of your life are you tempted to compromise what you believe? Learning Activity #1: Building blocks (we use the cardboard ones). Are you surprised when you are following God and doing what is right yet encountering opposition? Printer Friendly Bible Lesson: [print_link] this lesson plan Have students take turns choosing cards that have dilemmas that children their age may face. Their response infuriated the king even more. sent: Ex 32:4, 5, 6 Nu 25:2 Jdg 16:23 1Ki 12:32 Pr 29:12 Rev 17:2 Matthew 7:13-14:  Enter through the narrow gate. Daniel 3:1 That is, about 90 feet high and 9 feet wide or about 27 meters high and 2.7 meters wide; Daniel 3:8 Or Chaldeans; Daniel 3:17 Or If the God we serve is able to deliver us, then he will deliver us from the blazing furnace and Chapter#6. Daniel 3:2 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent word to assemble the satraps, the prefects and the governors, the counselors, the treasurers, the judges, the magistrates and all the rulers of the provinces to come to the dedication of the image that Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up. Daniel was thrown into the Lion’s Den. Are you willing to suffer for obeying God’s Word without compromise? during a siege by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon. The three men came out of the furnace without a burn on their body. "What Happened in the Furnace" Daniel 3:17-18 - Sermon Videos August 26, 2012 Sermon preached by Bishop Robert M. Garrard, Pastor of Disciples of Christ Christian Worship Center Church of God, 552 E. Center St., Madisonville, KY Does anyone know what integrity means? When Daniel turned out to be the only man capable of interpreting one of Nebuchadnezzar's troubling dreams, the king placed him in a high position over the whole province of Babylon, including over all of the wise men of the land. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our NEW "Know the Bible" series. Clearly Daniel would not have worshiped the statue, but from this story, we don’t know about the other Jews in exile. The instructions were very clear. (Exodus 20:3, Hosea 13:4) Are you ready to take a stand for God no matter what? Daniel 3:17-18 If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God whom we serve is able to save us. (Use pictures or flannels as you tell the story) Why didn’t the three men just bow to the statue of Nebuchadnezzar and tell God that they didn’t mean it? They refused to compromise and bow before the golden image that King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had made. As we close let’s think about how this lesson applies to us. Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB). Daniel 3:1-30 The Image of Gold and the Blazing Furnace 1 King Nebuchadnezzar made an image of gold, sixty cubits high and six cubits wide, 3:1 That is, about 90 feet high and 9 feet wide or about 27 meters high and 2.7 meters wide and set it up … Read Daniel 3:4-6. That means no permission is needed as long as you credit this Ministry-To-Children.com in the final work. Daniel 3 Daniel 3:17-18 "Faith Under Fire" Introduction Nebuchadnezzar has a dream. The "astonishment" of Nebuchadnezzar in Daniel 3:24 is made an argument for its genuineness, as if it explained the cause of his astonishment, namely, "they walked in the midst of the fire praising God, but the angel of the Lord came down into the oven" ( Daniel 3:1 and Daniel 3:27 of the Apocryphal addition). Then a herald cried aloud: “To you it is commanded, O peoples, nations, and languages, that at the time you hear the sound of the horn, flute, harp, lyre, and psaltery, in symphony with all kinds of music, you shall fall down and worship the gold image that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up; an… This magnificent statue was to remind everyone of his power as king of Babylon. The King Who Went Crazy Daniel 4. (At the sound of music everyone was to fall and worship the image), What was the punishment for anyone who chose not to worship? Even the demons believe that-and shudder. The characters in the Bible are real people like you and me. Daniel Interprets The Writing. CSB Large-Print Personal-Size Reference Bible--soft leather-look, brown with Celtic cross, HCSB Coast Guardsman's Bible, Blue Simulated Leather, The Book of Philippians: The Voice Only Holman Christian Standard Audio Bible (HCSB) [Download], HCSB Compact Ultrathin Bible for Teens--soft leather-look, blue vortex, A Simplified Harmony of the Gospels - eBook. But If Not Daniel 3:17-18. (Man). We are going to see an example of courageously obeying God even at the threat of being put to death. (7 times), Why was it a miracle that Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego survived? The soldiers were killed so it was real fire. Daniel 6:20-22,27 And when he came to the den, he cried with a lamentable voice unto Daniel: and the king spake and said to Daniel, O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions? This essay is both a historical and expository treatment of Daniel 3. Goats 1, Rams 0 Daniel 8. The story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego and the fiery furnace of King Nebuchadnezzar, is one that many of us have heard since childhood. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. The irony is that the crowds will worship anything to escape the fiery furnace of the king all the while not noticing that by showing allegiance to a false god they are on the path to perdition. What do you do?, kids on your soccer team misuse God’s name. As a class discuss what choice would please God and would be obedient to what His Word teaches. Daniel 3:16-18. Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville Tennessee. (Exodus 20:1-4, 23) Sin displeases God and doesn’t allow others to see the greatness and power of the One True God. Memory Verse:  Daniel 3:17-18 “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and He will rescue us from your hand O king. So at last the king gave orders for Daniel to be arrested and thrown into the den of lions. The World According to God Daniel 2. (Only God could rescue them from the flames. They do not doubt God’s existence as 3:18 shows. They, conspiring against him, obtain an idolatrous decree. Anyone who did not bow would be killed. Read Daniel 3:12. Let’s read the three men’s response in verses 16-18. Possibly he was absent on other duties. Memory Verse: Daniel 3:17-18 “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and He will rescue us from your hand O king. All the others are on their knees and the 3 Jewish men are standing tall.) You weren’t exactly bowing you were tying your shoe (or sandal) but it appeared to everyone else that you were bowing. Even with these introductions of the God of gods, Nebuchadnezzar had not turned away from his wickedness (sin) and put his faith in the One True God. He dreams of a statue with a head of gold, chest and arms of silver, belly and thighs of bronze, legs of iron, and feet partly of iron and partly of baked clay. He gives the three men another chance demanding them to bow or die immediately in the fiery furnace. What do you believe about the Lord Jesus that you are willing to die for? Another example of compromise is to bow down and tie your shoe when everyone else is bowing to worship the statue. Learning Goal:  Students will learn that choosing to trust God in all situations requires knowing and obeying His Word. 430 Oak St. Sellersburg, IN 47172, © 2021 Ministry-To-Children.com | Read our, Summertime Shift: Managing Your Ministry During Summer, Goodness Bible Lesson (Fruit of the Spirit), Lesson: Walk in Wisdom ("Walk" Series – Part 1), Lesson: Strong and Patient (The Book of James – Part 5), Lesson: Facing the Unknown: Terrifying Transitions (Judges 6), Lesson: How Do I Study the Bible? … Genesis 17:1 Saved Miraculously. MercyMe’s “Even If” ... Meshach and Abednego, applying this faith story from Daniel 3 to his own life. Standing For God. Good! Daniel 6:28 could be translated: "So this Daniel prospered during the reign of Darius, namely the reign of Cyrus the Persian." Learning Context: Sunday School (1 Peter 1:15; 2:9), What did Nebuchadnezzar have built? (Choose three students to represent Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego and allow the other students to represent the others at the ceremony. It is only a suggested guide to help you get ideas on how to present this chapter to your students. C I don't know if there is something odd with Daniel and his friends compared to us. While students are waiting for others to arrive they can try to use building blocks trying to make them stack as high as possible. Nebuchadnezzar allowed the interpretation of his dream to puff up his heart with pride. A miracle is something only God can do. 1Sm 17:37; Jb 5:19; Jr 15:20, 21; 2Co 1:10. He has been introduced to the Most High God through 4 Jewish young men who stood out from among all the prisoners taken from Jerusalem. Nebuchadnezzar is not a true worshiper of the One True God. ), When a believer compromises what he knows is true to please others who is he trusting? As they threw the 3 men into the fire the flames were so hot it killed them instantly. Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego knew God’s commands and knew that to disobey them was sin. What do you do? He will rescue us from your power, Your Majesty. Because they knew God’s commands and obeyed Him fully, King Nebuchadnezzar saw God’s mighty power to rescue His own people. I have just asked many questions and as we close in prayer I am going to give you a few minutes to talk to God about what He challenged you with. We believe that children and parents benefit from a  strong Christian education program in the church. [get feedback] It means standing strong by doing the right thing. Compromise fears man and does not fully trust God. Review Questions: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. He worships false gods that are not gods at all. July 27 – Daniel 3:17-18 By BBC | July 27, 2020 | Comments Off on July 27 – Daniel 3:17-18 “If our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire and out of your hand, O king, let him deliver us. As the leaders gathered around the statue they were given a command. We are supposed to be salt and light in this world pointing others to Jesus. This statue would remind everyone how great Nebuchadnezzar was. The situations we discussed are simple day to day situations that believers may face. (Tough Questions Kids Ask #9), Lesson: King Ahaz's brings great suffering to Judah, Back to School (Sunday School Lesson) Armor of God, “Back to School ” Children’s Sermon (Jesus, the Sin Eraser), “Back to School” Object Lessons (School Supplies Backpack), Believers are not supposed to blend in with those who do not believe in the Lord Jesus Christ. But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.” (Daniel 3:17-18) Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego had integrity. Some of the king’s astrologers saw the three men standing instead of bowing. Daniel in the Lions Den. Daniel Chapter 3: When things get hot! 1 In the third year of a the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came to Jerusalem and besieged it. (This is an opportunity for students who were taught Daniel 2 to review the statue and what it meant.) 2. And he brought them to c the land of Shinar, to the house of his god, d and placed the vessels in the … Ministry-To-Children.com helps you tell kids about Jesus by providing age-appropriate Bible study material and Sunday School curriculum – all 100% free online. The “if” is part of an argument used to defend their refusal to serve Babylonian gods. 18 But even if He does not rescue us,[b] we want you as king to know that we will not serve(B) your gods(C) or worship the gold statue you set up.”. The Positive Power of Prayer Daniel 9:1-23. About the Text: 1) We’ve been studying through the book of Daniel. An example of compromise in this situation is to pray quietly in your heart, “Lord, I am not bowing to this statue I really am going to imagine I am bowing to you.”  When everyone bows you bow with this excuse to make it ok. (Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.). Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. These three men were faithful followers of God. He asked, “Weren’t there three men that were tied up and thrown into the fire?”  The men told him that was indeed true. It is HIS divine will that young people come to faith in Jesus Christ and find salvation through the Gospel and the work of the Holy Spirit to bring them to faith. The fourth man looks like the son of the gods!” They went to the king and told him. If you have any questions or would like me to pray for you about something specific please speak to me after we pray. Do you know what pleases God because you read and study His Word? When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. But if not, be it known to you, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up." In addition, Nebuchadnezzar never acknowledges what the narrator asserted in the opening verses of the book: God gave him the victory over Judah and Jerusalem (1:1-2). In Daniel 2 the Most High God enabled Daniel to tell Nebuchadnezzar his dream and what the dream meant. Daniel tells Nebuchadnezzar the meaning of the statue: It’s important to make obedience to God top priority in any situation. King Nebuchadnezzar pointed at the furnace and said, “Look! [102] Cyrus is known to have been related to the Medes, to have been called "king of the Medes," and to have been about 60 years old at the fall of Babylon. We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. He dreams of a stone that destroys the statue. That’s why we never charge for our curriculum or even ask for donations. Close in prayer. Daniel Daniel Taken to Babylon. His pride makes him think that no one could possibly save them if they chose to disobey. A few of us have read in Foxe’s Book of Martyrs about the persecution of God’s children across […] A new king, Darius now rules. your own Pins on Pinterest Nebuchadnezzar saw the Son of God walking around in the fire with Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego! Their clothes were in perfect condition, their hair was not melted and they didn’t even smell like smoke. In Daniel 1 he saw that Daniel and his 3 friends were 10 times better than all his ‘wise men’. (Thrown into fiery furnace), Who did not bow down to the statue? He sets three presidents over the kingdom. Daniel 3:17-18 – December 5, 1999. 18 But even if He does not rescue us,[ b] we want you as king to know that we will not serve your gods or worship the gold statue you set up.”. Aug 1, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Family Life. The king was watching and what he saw amazed him. Come here!” Daniel 3:17-18 "If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. What Nebuchadnezzar was seeing is what Bible scholars call the pre-incarnate Jesus. But even if He does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.” (90 feet tall and 9 feet wide, made of gold), What did the king command? Even if.. One afternoon, Mike was sharing about a sermon from Daniel 3 that we had both heard months before, and which later became his testimony. But even if He does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”, Introduction Activity:  (Use Situation cards you created before class) (For a believer compromise means to adjust what you know is right to be more agreeable with others.) (A gold statue), How big was this statue and what was it made of? King Nebuchadnezzar nodded with pleasure as he admired the statue built to honor him. If we choose to obey God in day to day situations we will be prepared to obey God even unto death. A Time to Disobey Daniel 3. The story of Daniel, or of the Korean Church, or of David, or of a water bottle can be multiplied by hundreds of thousands of other stories which show us the tremendous power of prayer. Discover (and save!) Compromising is not obedience to God. Daniel 3:17-18 NASB. (1 Corinthians 10:20-No, the sacrifices of pagans are offered to demons, not to God, and I do not want you to be participants with demons.) Now, at the beginning of chapter 3 others must bow (3:5, 6, 11, 15). (Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego), How much hotter did the king command the furnace to be? Target Age Group: Age 9 – 11 (U.S. 3rd – 5th Grade) Let’s turn in our Bibles to Daniel 3. One day we might find ourselves having to choose obedience to God over our very life. It’s a word that belongs to the days of Jesus and the apostles, and to the persecuted early Christians who were thrown to the lions in Rome. If Nebuchadnezzar built an accurate image of the statue in his dream what would it be built of? God prospered Daniel (during the test and afterward) God promoted Daniel (in the eyes of the King) I cannot read this story without thinking of the words of God to Eli in 1 Samuel 2:30b, “Those who honor me I will honor.” I told you in the beginning that this was the crucial event of Daniel… The outline of this paper is as follows: Introduction: The Relation of Chapter 3 to Chapter 2 The Relation of Chapter 3 to Chapter 6 Exposition: Act I: The Command to Worship the Golden Image (3:1-7) Act II: The Courage of Daniel’s Three Friends (3:8-18) 17 If the God we serve exists,[a] then He can rescue(A) us from the furnace of blazing fire, and He can rescue us from the power of you, the king. by I Gordon. 5. (Matthew 16:24-25 “If anyone would come after Me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me. Please use our childrens ministry curriculum and Sunday School material for any purpose that brings honor to Jesus. Exodus 20:23 Do not make any gods to be alongside Me; do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold. Of which, Daniel was number one. It contains things we all like in a story... 90 foot idols, furious kings, fiery furnaces hot enough to kill people who are just passing by... That sort of thing. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world" (Jn 16:33 NASB). Let’s read the King’s reaction to God’s power in verses 28-29. He wanted to have a special ceremony dedicating his new statue. Proverbs 29:25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. The following lesson about Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego focuses on the importance of knowing and obeying God’s Word without compromise. (Daniel 2:36-38) You Can Help: Please share your feedback and suggestions to improve this children’s Bible lesson. How to Tame Lions Daniel 6. Daniel 3: 17-18. Didn’t the Most High God tell His servant Daniel, that Nebuchadnezzar was the king of kings? He commanded that the furnace be heated 7 times hotter than before. Use a musical instrument (play a CD) and re-enact the scene. (Daniel 2:12)  He is furious that anyone would dare not to obey his commands! It isn’t a courageous faith. They have emotions and must respond to their situations just as we do. Target Time Frame: 60 minutes When the music began everyone was to fall to their knees and bow to the statue in worship. Two things are certain: (1) the object of the book is not to glorify Daniel; (2) a writer of a fictitious story would have recorded a miracle to deliver Daniel, as well as the three children. But even if he doesn’t, we want to make it clear to you, Your Majesty, that we will never serve your gods or wors... Read verse … Scripture: Daniel 3 The soldiers obeyed the king to their own death. – Colette Burgess. But I want you to note that they came together in order to pray. You can freely license our resources under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International. Jesus told His disciples, "These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. I see four men freely walking around in the fire. Every kids church ministry deserves the very best resources for teaching God’s Word, even when they don’t have the financial resources. In his dream he was the mightiest of all kingdoms and was the head of gold on the statue. Daniel chapter 3 is a well known and well loved chapter in the Bible. If you are a follower of Jesus do you trust Him completely? What can you do this week that will reveal that you are trusting fully in God and obeying His Word? 2) We’ve come to chapter three which is the story of the fiery furnace. 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