THE LORD OUR GOD destorys all those who fail to give Him glory: 1. Balshazzar’s sin 2. God’s judgment 3. Daniel’s reward
Questions to think about during the sermon: Introduction: 1. People say that history disproves the Bible. When people study history, what happens? Point 1: 2. When Belshazzar uses cups that belong in God’s temple during a drunken party, that is bad: but what would be even worse? 3. What is this chapter all about? So what should be our reaction? 4. Why does God inflict this terrible punishment on Belshazzar? Point 2: 5. When God punishes Belshazzar in this horrible way, what does God reveal about Himself? 6. According to our text, how will God judge Mr. Harper and Mr. Obama? And how will God judge you and me? Point 3: 7. When Belshazzar rewards Daniel: what can we compare that to? 8. Instead of that, what would God rather have? Why?