My weekly big-block study time this morning was in Jeremiah 27. In particular, I was struck by how this chapter sets up the confrontation between Jeremiah, a true prophet of the LORD God, and Hananiah, who was eventually shown to be a false prophet speaking words of false hope (see Jeremiah 28).
If you read through the Bible book of Daniel (I would recommend it… and don’t stop at Daniel 7, either!) then right from the get-go Daniel leaps off the pages as a definite ‘good guy’ (along with his godly BFFs). In the first chapter alone, he successfully handles a delicate ethical problem, contextualises his faith, witnesses for the […]