When three Jewish friends were told they had to worship the wrong god, their faith was put to the test. It's one of the most famous Bible stories ever!
The names of the three friends were Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego.
The three friends knew and worshiped the real God. Daniel 3:1-6
The three friends had Big faith in a Big God. Daniel 3:17-18
The three friends were thrown into the blazing furnace, but God rescued them! Daniel 3:19-26
1 Corinthians 16:13 Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong.
Talk About It
What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
What’s the bravest thing you’ve ever done? Were you nervous? What or who helped you accomplish it?
Have you ever done something that is wrong just because you wanted to please your friends? Does this honor God? Why or why not?
Read Daniel 3:18. The three friends believed God could rescue them – and they were still going to trust him even if he didn’t. Do you think you could have said the same thing if you were there? Explain.
Write a personal action step based on this conversation.