Daniel

Daniel 1:8

20 December, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from the Messianic Kosher Helper “But Daniel made up his mind that he would not defile himself with the king’s choice food or with the wine which he drank; so he sought permission from the commander of the officials that he might not defile himself.” What is communicated by Daniel 1:8 is important about the discussion over the Torah’s dietary instructions, as the Prophet Daniel and his three friends, as Jewish exiles taken to Babylon, refused to eat from the royal food. Was this because of an adherence to kosher? Was this because they wanted to avoid the pollutions […]

Daniel

Book of Daniel

25 November, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

reproduced from A Survey of the Tanach for the Practical Messianic Approximate date: 539-530 B.C.E. (Right, some conservative-moderate); 500s B.C.E. (some conservative-moderate); 500s-300s B.C.E. (Left) Time period: Southern Kingdom of Judah in Babylonian Exile Author: Daniel and/or a close associate (Right, some conservative-moderate); anonymous writers and editors (some conservative-moderate, Left) Location of prophet/author(s): Babylon (Right, some conservative-moderate); Land of Israel (some conservative-moderate, Left) Target audience and their location: Southern Kingdom Israelites during the Babylonian exile (Right, some conservative-moderate); Southern Kingdom Israelites after the Babylonian exile (some conservative-moderate, Left) Theological Summary: The Book of Daniel (Heb. Dani’el) is one of the […]

Christology

Daniel 3:25

14 October, 2016 J.K. McKee 0

POSTED 26 JUNE, 2009 I have heard it said that Yeshua was present with the three men in the fiery furnace. To what degree might this be true? The three Jews: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego were thrown into the fiery furnace for not worshipping the golden statue that King Nebuchadnezzar had erected. So serious was the fire, and so obstinate were they to his demand, that the crematory was heated seven times more than normal (Daniel 3:19). The three faithful Jews were bound so that they could not escape (Daniel 3:21), and as they were thrown in, some of the […]