Daniel and the Satraps Discussion Questions

Tuesday:Daniel and the Satraps
Story Passage: Daniel 6
Other Passages: Philippians 3:12-16, Psalm 118, Hebrews 13:5-6, Exodus 20:5-6, Isaiah 31:1, Jeremiah 1:17-19, Philippians 3:7-11, Romans 8:28-39, 1st Corinthians 1:17-29
Memory Verse: 1st Corinthians 15:58
  1. If the satraps' job was to oversee each section of the kingdom, why did King Darius need Daniel to oversee the satraps?
  2. Why would Darius enact such a strange law?
  3. Daniel probably could have avoided getting caught if he'd prayed privately, behind closed doors, to avoid being seen. Why did he pray in front of an open window?
  4. How can God expect us to do something that might turn other people against us?
  5. What kind of prize did Paul expect to win?
  6. Unbelievers often think the things of God are foolish. Why do they think this? What gives us the right to believe that we are right and they are wrong?
  7. What are you doing to be faithful to God?
If you need hints to answer some of the questions, look up the listed scripture passages.

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