Davidic.The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom should I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom should I be afraid?
You saw the feet and toes, partly of a potter’s fired clay and partly of iron—it will be a divided kingdom, though some of the strength of iron will be in it. You saw the iron mixed with clay,
and what is the immeasurable greatness of His power to us who believe, according to the working of His vast strength.
1 Samuel 2:9
He guards the steps of His faithful ones,
but the wicked perish in darkness,
for a man does not prevail by his own strength.
2 Timothy 2:3
Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Lord, set up a guard for my mouth;
keep watch at the door of my lips.
and that the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly fired clay—part of the kingdom will be strong, and part will be brittle.
Pour out Your wrath on the nations
that don’t acknowledge You,
on the kingdoms that don’t call on Your name,
He told them, “Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because of the hardness of your hearts. But it was not like that from the beginning.
And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the skins burst, the wine spills out, and the skins are ruined. But they put new wine into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”
If you do nothing in a difficult time,
your strength is limited.
And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost as well as the skins. But new wine is for fresh wineskins.”
Then they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in different languages, as the Spirit gave them ability for speech.
So Moses the servant of the Lord died there in the land of Moab, as the Lord had said.
They plucked mallow among the shrubs,
and the roots of the broom tree were their food.
A fourth kingdom will be as strong as iron; for iron crushes and shatters everything, and like iron that smashes, it will crush and smash all the others.
He cuts down cedars for his use,
or he takes a cypress or an oak.
He lets it grow strong among the trees of the forest.
He plants a laurel, and the rain makes it grow.
But understand that today the Lord your God will cross over ahead of you as a consuming fire; He will devastate and subdue them before you. You will drive them out and destroy them swiftly, as the Lord has told you.
When Daniel learned that the document had been signed, he went into his house. The windows in its upper room opened toward Jerusalem, and three times a day he got down on his knees, prayed, and gave thanks to his God, just as he had done before.