Real Men: Daniel #11 Notes & Small Group Questions

Real Men: Daniel #11 Notes & Small Group Questions

To help you study the book of Daniel in a men’s group setting, each week we will post notes and small group questions from Real Men men’s ministry based on that week’s sermon on the markdriscoll.org blog.

4 Questions for Leading Through Crisis: Daniel 11

  1. Daniel as a case study in a man leading through crisis
  2. teenager taken as slave to another nation – language, religion, culture (ch 1)
  3. lead godly & ungodly
  4. career in government through sieges & regime changes
  5. late 80’s, early 90’s (?70 years)
  • God over Him: “God is my judge”
  • God in Him: Spirit of the holy god’s (3X ch 4
1. You think you can fix it and you can: MOVE 2. You think you can fix it and you can’t: MOVE ON
3. You don’t think you can fix it and you can: MOVE 4. You don’t think you can fix it and you can’t: MOVE ON

 

  1. You think you can fix it and you can: Move
  • Daniel – dream from God needed interpretation (ch 2,4); King loses mind a few years need interim leader (ch 4)
  • You – cut expenses, focus on health, lead your family
  1. You think you can fix it and you can’t: MOVE ON
  • Daniel – sees future & wrecked (ch 10-11)
  • You – cure a virus, fix stock market, have your voice count
  1. You don’t think you can fix it and you can: MOVE
  • Daniel – prayer for God’s people (ch 9)
  • You – you can find opportunity, you can help build character in your kids, you can use this time to be a better XN, husband, father
  1. You don’t think you can fix it and you can’t: MOVE ON
  • Daniel – handwriting on the wall (ch 5); worship false god or get thrown into a lion’s den (ch 6), control history (1-12)
  • You – people are losing jobs, school is cancelled, cancelling plans, predicting future

Discussion and Prayer

  1. What is in category 1 for you?
  2. What is in category 2 for you?
  3. What is in category 3 for you?
  4. What is in category 4 for you?
Mark Driscoll
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