Six Measures Of Barley

Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.”Daniel: 6-10

Daniel and the lion’s den is one among the most popular bible stories of all time. My little girl’s first bible had a beautiful illustration of Daniel in the midst of the lions. Daniel’s life is a beautiful illustration of personal prayer and the personal relationship with God. The reason why Daniel was put into lion’s den was because of the priority he gave to his personal prayer. When we read Daniel, chapter 6 we could see Daniel being appointed as the highest authority in the Kingdom of Darius next to the King. He had the commanding power over 120 princes…

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