He set it up on the Dura plain in the province of Babylon. Like Daniel, they were young men taken from Judah into captivity and trained to serve before the king - Dan 1:6-7 b. The furnace was seven times hotter than usual and even the soldiers died throwing the men in (Daniel 3:22). Commentary on Daniel 3:19-27 (Read Daniel 3:19-27) Let Nebuchadnezzar heat his furnace as hot as he can, a few minutes will finish the torment of those cast into it; but hell-fire tortures, and yet does not kill. We learn 1) The Pressure of Political Correctness, 2) … 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. 1 Corinthians 3:10 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master … He set it up on the Dura plain in the province of Babylon. A herald then proclaimed in a loud voice: “Attention, everyone! It has five columns and gives the names of five classes of … Daniel 3:1-30 – No Other God Is Able to Deliver in This Way Summary Nebuchadnezzar intensifies his tyrannical demands. They told that Babylonian king to respectfully take a hike and they let him … In Dan 1, we were introduced to three companions of Daniel: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego...a. Footnotes. The band started to play, a huge band equipped with all the musical instruments of Babylon, and everyone—every race, color, and creed—fell to their knees and worshiped the gold statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up. Daniel 11:33,35 And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet …. 28 Nebuchadnezzar said, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! A herald then proclaimed in a loud voice: “Attention, everyone! Nebuchadnezzar said, “Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego! If you throw us in the fire, the God we serve can rescue us from your roaring furnace and anything else you might cook up, O king. He then summoned the satraps, prefects, governors, advisers, treasurers, judges, magistrates and all the other provincial officials to come to the dedication of the image he had set up. Four Men in the Furnace - King Nebuchadnezzar built a gold statue, ninety feet high and nine feet thick. 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 on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. I CAN STAND STRONG WITH JESUS. Who is the god who can rescue you from my power?”, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered King Nebuchadnezzar, “Your threat means nothing to us. Nebuchadnezzar, his face purple with anger, cut off Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. If you don’t worship it, you will be pitched into a roaring furnace, no questions asked. The Fiery Furnace - Daniel 3:19-30 - Full messageWhy was Nebuchadnezzar determined to intimidate the three to try and get them to worship him? He then ordered all the important leaders in the province, everybody who was anybody, to the dedication ceremony of the statue. If you throw us in the fire, the God we serve can rescue us from your roaring furnace and anything else you might cook up, O king. He then ordered all the important leaders in the province, everybody who was anybody, to the dedication ceremony of the statue. Daniel 3 King Nebuchadnezzar built a gold statue, ninety feet high and nine feet thick. He appointed one hundred twenty governors to administer all the parts of his realm. and set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. He ordered the furnace fired up seven times hotter than usual. Suddenly King Nebuchadnezzar jumped up in alarm and said, “Didn’t we throw three men, bound hand and foot, into the fire?”, “But look!” he said. Dan 3 reveals more about the character of these three young men... a. When you hear the band strike up—all the trumpets and trombones, the tubas and baritones, the drums and cymbals—fall to your knees and worship the gold statue that King Nebuchadnezzar has set up. 2 He then ordered all the important leaders in the province, everybody who was anybody, to the dedication ceremony of the statue. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. May the Lord bless you with this very insightful message. But Daniel 3:25 of English Version explains his astonishment, without need of any addition. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. Anyone who does not kneel and worship shall be thrown immediately into a roaring furnace.”. He set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon. If you throw us in the fire, the God we serve can rescue us from your roaring furnace and anything else you might cook up, O king. For this the accused did not doubt, nor will they place in question … Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego walked out of the fire. When the men were brought in, Nebuchadnezzar asked, “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, that you don’t respect my gods and refuse to worship the gold statue that I have set up? Taking this lesson further, we read that submission to our political authorities “is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk as … The Image of Gold and the Blazing Furnace. This is the third in the series on the book by the prophet Daniel. 1-3 King Nebuchadnezzar built a gold statue, ninety feet high and nine feet thick. They ignored the king’s orders and laid their bodies on the line rather than serve or worship any god but their own. Daniel 3:1-30. Among them wereDaniel, Chananya,Mishael and Azaryia (from the tribe of Judah1), all extraordinarily gifted young princes,2selected to serve as chamberlains in t… The matter is put into a little compass, Turn, or burn. 1 King Nebuchadnezzar made a gold statue ninety feet tall and nine feet wide # 3:1 Aramaic 60 cubits [27 meters] tall and 6 cubits [2.7 meters] wide. Proverbs 11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that wins souls is wise.. Matthew 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler …. INTRODUCTION a. Daniel’s Amazing Book 1. Proud men are still ready to say, as Nebuchadnezzar, Who is the Lord, that I should fear his power? “I see four men, walking around freely in the fire, completely unharmed! From a statue in a horrifying dream, we move to a statue of the king's own making (3:1), which he commands everyone to worship (3:3-6). 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