Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them.
— Daniel 10:12
One of the most powerful answers to prayer happened in the book of Daniel. Daniel prayed and fasted for three weeks. He was under so much spiritual oppression that he almost died. When Daniel’s prayers were finally answered, I’m sure he felt like it was almost too late.
When I’m waiting on my prayers to be answered, I usually fear the absolute worst. I think, What if this happens or what if that happens? And, just before I start to really panic, Jesus answers all of my prayers. It doesn’t always happen exactly the way I expect, but my prayers are always answered.
Daniel’s answer to prayer was not expected. The angel said, “The prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. Then Michael, one ...
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