The Effect of God's Word on Daniel

Read the Bible in a year by reading Daniel 8-10 today.
Daniel 8:27 says, “And I, Daniel, fainted and was sick for days; afterward I arose and went about the king’s business. I was astonished by the vision, but no one understood it”
(Daniel 8:27).
The vision made Daniel sick. The persecution of the Jews that he foresaw would not happen during his lifetime, at least not to the extent that it did during the time of the Greek ruler Antiochus Epiphanes, in fact, the Persians would show kindness toward the Jews, allowing them to return to their land, and helping them in many ways, as the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther show.
Therefore, the horrible things that would happen to the Jews would not happen to Daniel’s immediate descendants, but they would happen to his people. That terrified Daniel. Finally, Daniel gathered himself together, and continued to work for King Belshazzar of Babylon. Daniel was astonished by the vision, and he told others of it, and while he received an interpretation, some of it was still a mystery to him and to others.
Scripture affected Daniel because he believed what it says. Sometimes Scripture will sadden us and sometimes it will gladden us. Either way, if we believe what the Lord says, we cannot walk away from Scripture unaffected. In what way does the word of God affect you or does it have any impact on you?

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