Daniel in the Lions' Den (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

Read Daniel 6

  • How do you know God?
  • How do you rely on one God?
  • What kind of a man was Daniel?
  • What did Daniel know about God?
  • Why were the princes jealous of Daniel?
  • What is jealousy?
  • How do you deal with jealousy? (Either being jealous yourself or others being jealous of you?)
  • What was in the law the King signed?
  • What did the princes catch Daniel doing?
  • Why didn’t Daniel observe the King’s law, knowing he’d be thrown into the den with lions?
  • Why didn’t Daniel try to hide the fact that he was praying?
  • Do you think the king wanted Daniel to die? Why or why not?
  • Who shut the lions’ mouths?
  • Why couldn’t the King sleep?
  • What are some modern lions’ den experiences?
  • Do your friends ever try to talk you out of being obedient to God or to your parents?
  • How often do you pray each day?
  • Why is praying important?
  • Do you have that deep abiding faith in God to deliver you from all evil?