Dare to be a Daniel
Dare to stand alone
Dare to have a purpose firm
Dare to make it known
author: Phillip P Bliss
There comes a time in our Christian lives where we lay it all down before the Lord.... it may take years for us to give our hopes and dreams truly to our God because we as humans want to take control of our own lives... our destiny.... Yet peace truly comes when we ask our Father in heaven "Lord what do you want for my life.....? What is your desire.....? What are your plans for me? It is such a journey of realization when the restlessness gives way to peace and contentment as we give it all up and receive what the Lord has in the offering... Amazingly what he offers is really what our souls have always truly desired from the very beginning. In the end it is his plans..... his purpose in our work here on earth that bring us to an awe ha moment ........ He hears our prayers and hopes. He knows our heart aches If we can but only strive to see a little of Daniel in ourselves...
A hand touched me and set me trembling on my hands and knees. He said, "Daniel, you who are highly esteemed, consider carefully the words I am about to speak to you, stand up, for I have been sent to you." And when he said this to me, I stood up trembling.
Then he continued, "Do not be afraid Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard.....