This series of messages is a verse by verse exposition of the book of Daniel by Cornel Rasor, a pastor at Kootenai Community Church. These messages were preached during our Sunday Morning Worship Service. Click here for more teaching by Cornel Rasor.

Daniel Chapter 5 Introduction (Daniel 5:1-3)

Introduction to Daniel chapter 5 with a history of Babylonian Kings. Belshazzar Throws a Feast. Detailed intro to the Babylonian line of succession and the early stages of the fall of Babylon. An exposition of Daniel 5:1-3.

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Nebuchadnezzar Loses His Mind (Daniel 4: 19-37)

Daniel interprets Nebuchadnezzar’s dream and the King is deposed by God, spends 7 years as though he was an animal, and has his kingdom restored. He finally gives God the praise and honor that He is due. An exposition of Daniel 4:19-37.

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Review of Chapter 3; King Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream (Daniel 4: 1-18)

The King has a disturbing dream and seeks its interpretation from his “wise men” and Daniel. An exposition of Daniel 4:1-18.

Introduction to Chapter 4 (Daniel 4:1-9)

Nebuchadnezzar has a second dream. An exposition of Daniel 4:1-9.

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God Rescues His Saints (Daniel 3:24-30)

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego are rescued from the furnace and Nebuchadnezzar promotes them. An exposition of Daniel 3:24-30.

The Cost of Commitment (Daniel 3:8-23)

Nebuchadnezzar interrogates and punishes Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego for their refusal to bow to his idol.

Cornel Rasor

Cornel Rasor


Cornel was raised on a cattle ranch north of Sandpoint with his parents and 4 siblings. He graduated from Sandpoint High School in 1974. Cornel studied veterinary medicine at North Idaho College and The University of Idaho. He left college and married Kim Luckey in 1976. He worked in the lumber and logging industry until 1981 when he became the manager of the Army Surplus Store.

Cornel and Kim have 3 children and 16 grandchildren. Cornel was saved in 1975 and has been involved in the teaching ministry for 3 decades. As a young Christian, he was discipled by Jess Whetsel and finds great joy in joining him in ministry at KCC where he is active in teaching and occasional preaching. Cornel has been an elder at KCC since 2014.

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