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August 2018
Articles > Biblical/theological

The men who would not bow, budge or burn (1)

‘To be right with God has often meant to be in trouble’ (A. W. Tozer). Nebuchadnezzar was a mighty monarch, a successful general who never lost a battle, who reigned in Babylon for 40 years. God had spoken to him in the past, and he had even appointed God’s people to high positions in the land. But he over-stepped the mark when he sought to create a unified, universal religion, building a lavish god for all to worship. Nebuchadnezzar was seeking to cement his conquered, diverse people into a common kingdom, built on Babylonian values. However, in straying into worship he was crossing the Rubicon...

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