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Bible Study Outline for Sunday June 09, 2024


TEXT: DANIEL 3:13-18

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We are going to explore one of the most iconic stories of faith and courage in the Bible – the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. These three young men, exiled from Israel and serving in the court of King Nebuchadnezzar, faced a daunting challenge when ordered to worship a golden idol. Their refusal to compromise their faith, even in the face of certainty death, is a powerful testament to the strength of their convictions. As we study, may their story inspire us to be faithful to God by standing firm in our Christian beliefs, trust in God’s sovereignty, and experience His miraculous deliverance in the midst of fiery trials.


1a.)Who are Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego and how did they demonstrate unwavering faith in God? Dan 1:3-8, 11-13; 2:17-18; 3:13-21. If we do not stand up in the secret place of the palace, how shall we stand for Jesus in the public square?

1b.) Why were they able to hold onto their faith despite the threat to their lives?  Dan. 2:17-18 (compare Lk. 22:33, 46); Job23:12 (KJV); Dan. 3:16-18 Is their confession a lack of faith or sterling faith?

2.) What lessons can we learn from their account? 10:13; Lk. 14:26-27; 1Pt. 5:10.

3.) What is the significance of the fourth man in the fire and how does this relate to our experiences of God’s presence in times of trials? 43:1-2; Zeph. 3:17; Mt. 28:20.

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4a.) What should be our disposition in the face of opposition to our faith? 5:10-12; Est. 4:16; Ps. 23:4

4b.) What are some modern day examples of standing up for one’s belief inspite of challenges? Does God always deliver His faithful from physical danger? Heb. 11:35-38

5.) Discuss the results of unwavering faith in God 3:25-30; Dt. 28:10; Eph. 3:10

6.) In what ways can we support and encourage one another in our walk with God in times like these? 5:13-16; Acts 4:23-24; Heb. 10:24-25. 


What a whole nation failed to do in making God known to the ends of the earth, 3 committed exiles achieved. Through your stand alone God will make Himself known father than you imagine.

Our faith is not just a personal belief, but a public declaration of our allegiance to God. May their demonstration of courage and conviction inspire us to stand firm in our belief, irrespective of times and circumstances.

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MEMORY VERSE: Philippians 1:20 As it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death.

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