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 Receives the Answer to the King’s Dilemma (Daniel 2:14-27)

Daniel stops the impending execution of all of Babylon’s “wise men” and begins the interpretation of the King’s dream. An exposition of Daniel 2:14-27.

Nebuchadnezzar Seeks Dream Interpretation (Daniel 2:1-13)

King Nebuchadnezzar asks his older counselors to interpret a troubling dream that is causing him to lose sleep. They equivocate and the king decides to kill all of the counselors. An exposition of Daniel 2:1-13.

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Daniel’s Test Succeeds (Daniel 1:16-21 and Introduction to Chapter 2)

Daniel and his three friends with the blessing of God become the king’s advisors after the ten-day diet of vegetables and water. An exposition of Daniel 1:16-21. Overview and introduction to Daniel 2.

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Daniel’s Plan (Daniel 1:10-15)

After Daniel’s request to the Commander to eat vegetables is refused, Daniel presents a modified plan to accomplish the same result to the Overseer.

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Daniel’s Plan to Stay Faithful to Jehovah (Daniel 1: 3-9)

Daniel finds himself a captive of the most powerful pagan kingdom on earth. He formulates a plan to stay true to God even while living among the Babylonians. An exposition of Daniel 1:3-9.

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Review of Introduction (Daniel 1:1-2)

Reintroduction of the Book of Daniel. The victory of the Babylonians and the start of exile. Jehoiakim is dethroned and Nebuchadnezzar defeats Egypt and besieges Jerusalem.

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Daniel Introduction, Part 2 (Selected Scriptures)

Dealing with objections to the book and a short lesson on hermeneutics.

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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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