Scripture Verses

Daniel 2:1-30

Worship Playlist

Worship Playlist

Raise A Hallelujah
by Jake Stevens, Jonathan Helser, Melissa Helser, and Molly Skaggs
as recorded by Bethel

Be Still
by Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan
as recorded by Hillsong

You Make Me Brave
by Amanda Cook
as recorded by Bethel

Our God
by Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman, Jesse Reeves, and Chris Tomlin
as recorded by Chris Tomlin

Study Questions

Read Daniel 2:1-30

1. Have you ever felt so troubled about a situation you couldn't sleep at night? What did you do?

2. The King became desperately troubled by his dreams. Where did he turn for answers?

3. People take desperate measures to find peace. They often become angry and make unreasonable demands of others. What desperate measures did the King take in order to find peace? What was so impossible about his request?

4. Read Daniel 2:15. When have you felt threatened by a person desperately looking for peace? How did Daniel try to better understand the situation? Why is it important to seek first to understand?

5. Revealing and interpreting the dream became a life and death matter for Daniel. Have you ever found yourself in a completely impossible situation with no way out? What did you do?

6. Read James 1:5-6. Read 1 Corinthians 10:13. What does it look like to trust God when facing impossible circumstances? Would you be able to trust God even in death?

7. Read Daniel 2:19-23, 27-30. What truths did Daniel discover about God during his trial? Read Daniel 2:46-49. What did God ultimately do?

8. What is an impossible situation you are facing in life? What truths about God will be most helpful for you to consider when facing the impossible?


  1. Read Daniel 2:1. Have you ever had a bad dream? How did it make you feel? Did it make it hard for you to sleep?
  2. Read Daniel 2:17-18. Daniel needed to know what the king's dream meant. Who did he go to? What did he ask his friends to do?
  3. God showed Daniel what the King's dream meant. Read Daniel 2:48. What did the king give Daniel?
  4. Read Daniel 3:49. Did Daniel forget about his friend?

CHALLENGE: Pray with your friend for God to show you someone you can help. Talk to your parents and make a plan to help the person God showed you.


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 Facing the Impossible

Dr. Jon Morrissette - 9/15/2019