Bonita Valley Community Church
Part 3: Thriving When Threatened!
March 7, 2021

Part 3: Thriving When Threatened!

March 7, 2021

 

[1]    When Facing Threats –  the Controllables!

 

  • We can’t always choose our circumstances but we can always choose our !

 

Daniel 6:3 (GW)
Daniel, distinguished himself among the other officials … because there was an extraordinary spirit in him.

 

  • We can’t always choose our circumstances but we can always choose to !

 

  • Daniel chose a special to pray, we should too!

 

Daniel 6:10 (NLT) — … He went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem.

 

Matthew 6:6 (MSG) — Here’s what I want you to do: Find a quiet, secluded place so you won’t be tempted to role-play before God. Just be there as simply and honestly as you can manage. The focus will shift from you to God, and you will begin to sense his grace.

 

  • Daniel scheduled special  to pray, we should too!

 

Daniel 6:10 (NLT) — … He prayed three times a day, just as he had always done, giving thanks to his God.

 

Psalm 55:17 (TLB) — I will pray morning, noon, and night,

 

  • Daniel used a special in prayer, we should too!

 

Daniel 6:10 (NLT)

… He went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room.

 

“The secret of standing strong is kneeling often.”

 

[2] When Facing Threats, We Must Never – Our Godly Convictions! 

 

  • Godly convictions need to be expressed — !

 

1 Peter 2:17 (MSG)
Treat everyone
you meet with dignity. Love your spiritual family. Revere God. Respect the government.

 

  • Godly convictions need to be lived out — !

 

Daniel 6:10 (NLT)

He went home and knelt down as usual in his upstairs room, with its windows open toward Jerusalem.

 

[3] When Facing Threats, We Need To – God with the Outcome!

 

Daniel 6:23 (NLT)

The king was overjoyed and ordered that Daniel be lifted from the den. Not a scratch was found on him, for he had trusted in his God.

 

Daniel 6:25-27 (MSG)
King Darius published this proclamation to every race, color, and creed on earth: Peace to you! Abundant peace! 26 I decree that Daniel’s God shall be worshiped and feared in all parts of my kingdom. He is the living God, world without end. His kingdom never falls. His rule continues eternally. 27 He is a savior and rescuer. He performs astonishing miracles in heaven and on earth. He saved Daniel from the power of the lions.

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