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The Handwriting on the Wall. Babylon The Magnificent. 300 foot walls, 87 feet thick 56 linear miles Each side 14 miles long Palace surrounded by 3 walls Towers of 420 ft. Babylon The Magnificent. Strength Beauty Order Commerce Pride, arrogance Corruption. Babylon Under Siege.

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The handwriting on the wall

The Handwriting on the Wall


Babylon the magnificent

Babylon The Magnificent

  • 300 foot walls, 87 feet thick

  • 56 linear miles

  • Each side 14 miles long

  • Palace surrounded by 3 walls

  • Towers of 420 ft


Babylon the magnificent1

Babylon The Magnificent

  • Strength

  • Beauty

  • Order

  • Commerce

  • Pride, arrogance

  • Corruption


Babylon under siege

Babylon Under Siege

  • Lead by Cyrus the Great

  • The Medes and the Persians laid siege


Belshazzer the arrogant

Belshazzer the Arrogant

  • Inside the King confidently celebrates

  • Seems Invincible


The banquet

The Banquet

  • Drunken

  • Sensual

  • Depravity

  • Idolatry

  • Blasphemy


The judgment announced

The Judgment Announced

  • A Hand Writing Upon the Wall


Belshazzer the troubled

Belshazzer the troubled

  • Mentally

  • Emotionally

  • Physically


Daniel summoned

Daniel summoned

  • Spirit of Gods

  • Light

  • Wisdom

  • Knowledge

  • Understanding

  • Excellent spirit


Daniel s indictment

Daniel’s Indictment

  • You walk in pride

  • You have failed to respond

  • You have dishonored God


Daniel s indictment1

Daniel’s Indictment

  • MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN


Daniel s indictment2

Daniel’s Indictment

  • MENE, MENE, - Time’s Up

  • TEKEL, - found deficient

  • UPHARSIN - kingdom divided


Belshazzar s reward

Belshazzar’s Reward

  • His rule ended

  • Belshazzar Slain


Darius reigns

Darius Reigns

  • A new kingdom established


Lessons to learn

Lessons to Learn

  • The deadly nature of the sin of pride.

  • The inadequacy of secular wisdom.

  • Seeing the hand of God in history.

  • The judgment of God

  • The certainty of God’s Word


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