Jesus in the Lions’ Den

For Good Friday, I explore some of the parallels between Jesus and Daniel.

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2 thoughts on “Jesus in the Lions’ Den

  1. Thank you so much for this great video Alastair! I have one question. You are talking about that Babylon is a lion’s den! Babylon is after all a lion in Dan 7. But isn’t the lion’s den in Dan 6 in Medo-Persia rather than Babylon? Can we still infer that Babylon is a lion’s den?

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    1. The lion’s den is Babylon. It happens in the first year of Darius’s reign, which is associated with the fulfilment of the prophecy of Jeremiah (9:1-2). The significance of the event is mostly in Daniel being taken out of the lion’s den, which has only just ceased to be the lion’s den that it once was.

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