The Awakening

by Vince Finnegan on November 16, 2008
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Daniel 4:1 Nebuchadnezzar was the most powerful man on earth. He was the king of the world power of Babylon. He wrote this communication after God humbled him.

Daniel 4:1-18 The dream

Daniel 4:19-27 The interpretation

Daniel 4:28-33 The reality

Daniel 4:34-37 The awakening, true sanity

Daniel 5:1-6 Belshazzar was without excuse since Nebuchadnezzar was his father. He saw the handwriting on the wall.

Daniel 5:7-22 He did not humble his heart.

Daniel 5:23-27 "Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting."

Daniel 5:28-31 That very night, Darius the Median took the kingdom. They came into the palace, found the king and his nobles under the influence of alcohol, and destroyed them.

Proverbs 16:5 The proud person is an abomination to Yahweh

Proverbs 26:12 More hope for a fool than for a prideful person

Job 38:1-42:17 The humble one acknowledges that Yahweh is the Almighty God. The proud is primarily centered on self.

Exodus 34:6; Ephesians 2:7-10 The humble are thankful; everything is about grace. The proud lack genuine gratitude.

Psalms 51 The humble is aware that he has no right to question or judge Yahweh. The proud complains against and blames God.

Galatians 6:1-10 The humble ones do not see themselves as better than others. The proud compare themselves to others and feel good that they are not so bad.

Luke 18:1-8; Matthew 6:9-13 Humble people pray. The proud don't need to pray or do not have the time.

Philippians 2:3-16 The humble prefer others over themselves. The proud prefer themselves over others.

1 Corinthians 4:7 Humble people realize they do not know everything. The proud think they know all.

James 4:6-10 God gives grace to the humble and resists the proud.

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