Daniel in the Lion's Den
from the Old Testament
(Story on the back of
King Darius put the good and wise Daniel in charge of all the presidents
and princes, they vowed to seek revenge on Daniel. They convinced
the king to sign a law making it a crime for a man to seek the help
of any god or man, except the king, for 30 days. The punishment
was to be thrown into a den of hungry lions. They then told the
king that Daniel prayed to his God three times a day and was unfaithful
to the king. King
Darius was forced him to throw Daniel into the lion's den. Then
a great stone was laid upon the mouth of the den.
king went home and grieved. He arose early in the morning and hurried
to the den of lions, crying out, "O Daniel, thou servant of
the living God, has thy God been able to deliver thee from the lions?"
Daniel responded from within, "O King, live forever. My God
has sent his angel and shut the lions' mouths that they have not
hurt me, because I have not sinned against him; and also, unto thee,
O King, I have done no wrong."
was released from the lion's den. King Darius then praised Daniel's
God as the living God whose kingdom would never be destroyed and
whose power would never end.
Artist: W. A. Foster 1911
Stories included in this collection: Rebekah and Isaac, King Saul and David, the Prophet Isaiah, Elijah and Elisha, Psalms 1, Psalms 2, the Nativity - Birth of Jesus, the Three Wise Men - the Birth of Jesus, O Little Town of Bethlehem - the Birth of Jesus, the Prodigal Son, the Good Samaritan, Rahab Hides the Spies, Samson and the Philistines, Jonah Cast into the Sea, Solomon Builds the Temple, Daniel in the Lion's Den, the Angel and the Shepherds, the Widow's Mite, Suffer the Children..., Adoration of the Shepherds, Abraham and isaac, Isaac's Blessing, Jacob's Dream, Noah's Ark, Angel and the Shepherds, Jesus in the Temple, Baby Jesus in the Temple, Moses Found in the River, Moses Out of Egypt, Moses and Joshua Descend from the Mount, the Walls of Jericho, the Call of Gideon, Jephthah's Vow, the Story of Samson and Delilah, David and Goliath, Joseph Sold into Slavery, Joseph and the Famine, Solomon's Wisdom, Elijah the Prophet, Naboth's Vineyard, the Curing of Naaman, Ruth and Naomi, the Mother of Samuel, Jesus Praying, Madonna and Child, Jesus and the Fishermen. Stories from both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
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