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Daniel 6: 23 “Then the king was exceedingly glad for him, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no injury whatever was found on him, because he believed in his God.”

 

3 Then the king was exceedingly glad for him, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no injury whatever was found on him, because he believed in his God.

King Darius was on an emotional high.  Just an hour before this, he was on an emotional low.  He did not have stability because he did not trust in a sovereign God.  Daniel had stability because of his faith. 

He 11:33 “…who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions…”

PRINCIPLE: 

Lasting stability comes through faith. 

APPLICATION: 

The person with strong faith has great stability of soul.  He understands something of God’s sovereignty in his life. 

God’s deliverance is perfect because He is perfect.  When we put our trust in Him, we acquire a sense of stability and security.  By appropriating God’s grace and provision for our souls, we give glory to what God provides and does for us. 

Je 17:5 Thus says the Lord:

Cursed is the man who trusts in man

And makes flesh his strength,

Whose heart departs from the Lord.

6 For he shall be like a shrub in the desert,

And shall not see when good comes,

But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness,

In a salt land which is not inhabited.

7 “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,

And whose hope is the Lord.”

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