Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Nebuchadnezzar

Nebuchadnezzar
Nebuchadnezzar dreamt
sleep fled from him
Astrologers, counsellors and magicians couldn't help
Daniel and friends prayed
God answered
Daniel spoke to Nebuchadnezzar
Kingdoms come and go but
The future is in God's hands

Nebuchadnezzar built
A golden statue arose on the plains
Orders were given- All were to bow
To the golden god that can't do much
Shadrach, Mesach & Abednego 
convicted of their faith 
Hold onto the true God
and did not bow
Nebuchadnezzar mocked and said
What god is there who will save you
Into the burning fiery furnace they were thrown
God answered Nebuchadnezzar
and saved His faithful three
and stood between them in the fire
Not even their hair was singed


Nebuchadnezzar did not learn (yet)
Thought he was god too
another dream 
another sleepless night
God gives Daniel wisdom
Dream's interpretation given
along with a chance to repent
A year later 
Nebuchadnezzar found himself mindless
eating grass alongside beasts of the field
Not wanting to humble himself,
but was humbled by God
When God gives his mind back to him
Glory to the Most High God is given

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