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If integrity is never challenged, it cannot be measured. How many times have we heard people say, “I would never do what she did” or “I cannot believe he would do such a thing?” Life can appear to be a series of one epic fail or test after another. We have watched the rich and famous fall from their lofty pedestals while those with integrity are rarely highlighted on the evening news. Integrity is doing the right thing, even when nobody's watching. If integrity is the glue that holds our perception of a good person together, how do we choose to be a person of integrity? Do we have the innate ability to develop an integrous personality or are we forced to defy nature and overcome nurture? To seek a Godly example of a life denoted by …show more content…

We are hard pressed to find any fault in the life found in the pages of the book of Daniel. His example of integrity is second to none in the Old Covenant. We do not have the first recordation of a stumble or fall as with most of our biblical heroes. As we observe the integrity found in the life of Daniel, we catch him in Chapter 6 headed to the lion’s den. “The famous Bible story of Daniel and the lions’ den is more than a simple account of God’s deliverance. It also shows that no one is a match for the true God.” Daniel had been in captivity approximately 66 years serving faithfully and with distinction in the reign of the Babylonian kings Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar. When the Medo-Persian Empire conquered Babylon, Daniel begins serving King Darius. With Daniel’s background and wisdom, he is quickly promoted by the new king to an elevated position of envy.
Daniel was given the gift of prophecy even though he would not claim the title of prophet. In addition to being blessed with the ability to interpret dreams, he could also see what God had in store for the Jewish nation. As the Lord revealed to Daniel his plan for his chosen people, he no doubt saw glimpses of the holocaust and the multiple attempts to destroy Israel. There is always a remnant after each catastrophe proving the Abrahamic Covenant withstands the test of time. God is faithful. In spite of the countless years of slavery, the Israelites have endured hardships and continue to live

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