Can there ever be faith again in the midst of darkness, rebellion, and gloom? According to the Book of Daniel, yes, there can. This remarkable piece of Scripture has encouraged the faithful for centuries, giving us a glimpse to future events that already came to pass and and are yet to come. Christians and Jews alike will appreciate the timely events that Daniel sees in his visions, while giving us hope to look forward to where evil hearts and rulers will one day finally come to an end.
We also have a chance to get to know Daniel, Shadrach, Meeshach, and Abendego and see them as the model example for believers living in the midst of a dark world, which applies both to Daniel's day and to ours in the end times. Keep an eye out for key manifestations of Jesus Christ as well, as He is often referred to descriptions of being like a "Son of Man."