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…. Giving God The. Strength Of Youth. In Remaining Pure Dan 1 Daniel removed far from home vv. 1-5 Described as a promising youth Plans are to make him Chaldean Daniel “made up his mind…” vv. 8-16 Compare to typical response other “promising youths” would have had.

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Giving god the


Giving god the

Giving God The

Strength Of Youth


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In Remaining Pure Dan 1

  • Daniel removed far from home vv. 1-5

    • Described as a promising youth

    • Plans are to make him Chaldean

  • Daniel “made up his mind…” vv. 8-16

    • Compare to typical response other “promising youths” would have had


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In Remaining Pure Dan 1

  • Daniel “made up his mind…” vv. 8-16

    • He was not defiant

    • He sought other solutions that would let him serve God & satisfy the king at the same time vv. 8, 11


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In Remaining Pure Dan 1

  • God blessed Daniel, other Hebrew youths vv. 17-20

    • We must be faithful, even in trying times

    • We must remember that God will reward the faithful, not those who try to get ahead by compromising


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In Fighting Temptation Gen 39

  • God’s providence leads throughout life

    • Often, it takes us to unfavorable places

  • Joseph is brought to Egypt vv. 1-5

  • Joseph is described v. 6

  • Joseph is tempted vv. 7-12


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In Fighting Temptation Gen 39

  • How could Joseph have responded?

    • “Share the experience…why not??”

    • “It doesn’t matter what I do anyway”

    • “Finally, I get to do what I want to do!!”

  • How did Joseph respond? vv. 9, 12 cp. 2 Tim 2:22


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In Serving God, Others Esth 4

  • God never promises serving Him does not also contain risks

  • Mordecai informs Esther of the threat to the Jews, urges her to act vv. 4-8

  • Esther responds to Mordecai in fear v. 11 cp. Mt 10:28


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In Serving God, Others Esth 4

  • Mordecai wants Esther to see the need of the moment vv. 13-14

    • Mordecai understands providence

  • Esther accepts her opportunity to serve v. 16 cp. Lk 9:23-24


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FAITH must overcome FEAR.

In Serving God, Others Esth 4

  • Esther’s FEAR – “I Can’t”

  • Mordecai’s PLEA – “You Must”

  • Esther’s FAITH – “I Will”


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Some Closing Thoughts…

  • These 3 O.T. youths are excellent role models for young people today

    • You can do what they did

    • Their triumphs were not supernatural, but were the product of moral courage, faith, and trust in God


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Some Closing Thoughts…

  • A look at Daniel’s faith in his old age is still impressive Dan 6

    • He was able to be faithful when he was old because when he was young, he “…made up his mind” Dan 1:8


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Some Closing Thoughts…

  • Remember…life passes quickly

  • If you will walk with God in your youth like Daniel, Joseph, & Esther, you’ll have happy memories in your waning years Eccl 12:2-6

  • Give God the strength of your youth!!


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