Scripture Verses

Daniel 7

Study Questions

Read Daniel 7

  1. In Daniel 2:31-35, God drew King Nebuchadnezzar's attention to the physical/material elements of the kingdoms of men (gold, silver, bronze, iron/clay). In Daniel 7, God draws Daniel's attention to the spiritual, beastly nature of these kingdoms (lion, bear, leopard, etc.). Why is this significant?
  2. In Daniel 2:35, a kingdom symbolized as a rock overtakes the kingdoms of men. In Daniel 7:9-14, who is ultimately victorious over the kingdoms of men? 
  3. Read Ephesians 6:10-20. What perspective is Paul urging us to have regarding our world? What would it look like, at a practical level, to take these words to heart? 
  4. In light of Ephesians 6:10-20, how do we fight a spiritual battle? What does it look like for Christians to fight a spiritual battle today? 
  5. Consider Daniel 7:18 and 2 Timothy 2:10-13. What is God's ultimate assurance to his people?
  6. In Daniel 7:23-28, Daniel's concern is drawn to the fourth beast. What are the characteristics of the fourth beast and how do we see these things today? 
  7. The word persecute means to "wear down" (see Daniel 7:25). How is Satan's strategy to wear down the saints at play today? Where do you most see and experience persecution? 
  8. Read Hebrews 10:19-25. How can we fortify ourselves in the face of Satan's attack today?  


  1. Daniel had dreams that scared him so much. Read Daniel 7:28. How frightened was Daniel?
  2. Read Hebrews 10:23. Mark this verse in your Bible, or write it out so you can remember it. What promises that God has made are important to you? Can you have faith that He will keep His promise? 
  3. CHALLENGE: Read Ephesians 6:11-17 as a Family. Talk about each piece of the armor of God. Talk about each piece of the armor and what it means. (Belt of Truth, Breastplate of Righteousness, Shoes of Readiness, Shield of Faith, Helmet of Salvation, Sword of the Word of God) Discuss as a family how you can be sure you have the full armor of God. 


Lakeside Bookshelf

Below are some books to complement our Be Brave sermon series through the book of Daniel. Stop by the bookshelf in the lobby to browse or purchase.

The Daniel Dilemma: How to Stand Firm & Love Well in a Culture of Compromise by Chris Hodges

The Daniel Prayer: Prayer That Moves Heaven and Changes Nations by Anne Graham Lotz

A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today's World by John Stonestreet & Brett Kunkle

Downloads & Resources

Be Brave: When I'm Under Spiritual Attack

Dr. Jon Morrissette - 10/27/2019