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Stand: Week 1, September 6, 2015

Stand: Week 1, September 6, 2015

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Daniel 1:1-21

Key Verse: But Daniel resolved that he would not defile himself with the king's food, or with the wine that he drank (Daniel 1:8a).

1.     A great tragedy
a.     The tragedy of defeat
b.     The tragedy of disobedience
2.     A great temptation
a.     A golden possibility
b.     A godly purpose
c.     A grave peril
d.     A gracious proposal
3.     A great triumph
a.     Faithful to God

b.     Favored by God

The eyes of our nation, this week, have been focused on small County in Kentucky. It’s called Rowan County. It's because there, a test case of sorts, has arisen. It swirls around a simple County Clerk. Her name is Kim Davis. Kim it turns out had lived a wild life and she had been married four times. Yet, at her mother-in-law's passing in 2011, the Lord got a hold of her and she came to know Christ as her Savior and it radically transformed her life. She says today that she's devout Christian. Well, when the Supreme Court ruled,