The Gospel According to NebuchadnezzarMay 23, 2021 / Daniel 4:
We can learn much from the many personalities in the Bible. One such interesting personality is found in the “Gospel” of King Nebuchadnezzar. Let’s explore what we can learn from him.
I. THE POWER OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR
A. Who was Nebuchadnezzar?
B. Calling Nebuchadnezzar the Lord’s “servant” (Jer 43:10) does not mean that he faithfully served Him, but rather that he was the one through whom .
1. God places, allows .
2. Let us never forget, God is .
Scripture References: 2 Kings 24:1–14; Isaiah 10:5; Jer 25:1-12, 27:9–11, 43:10; Daniel 1-3; Rom 1:20-21, 13:1; John 15:22
II. THE PRIDE OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR
A. What is often the result of pride? toward God.
1. Many see what God is doing, may even acknowledge Him, yet .
2. When there is no fear of God, or no regard for the His Word, then there’s no fear of !
3. God’s grace gives us opportunity to , but !
Scripture References: Isa. 14:14; Gen. 3:6; 1 John 2:16. Pro. 6:16, 8:13; 11:2, 16:5,18; James 4:6; Gal. 6:7; Num. 32:23.
III. THE PROCLAMATION OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR
A. Nebuchadnezzar’s last words serve as a warning to everyone who walks in pride before the Lord: !
B. The “gospel” according to Nebuchadnezzar is. “God . Man .”
Scripture References: James 4:10; Philippians 2:5-8