The Book of Daniel is a thrilling historical Biblical drama that really brings the story of Daniel to life, the pages of scripture alive on the screen. The films gives a brilliant overview of the story as we are inspired and encouraged by the faith of Daniel in difficult circumstances even when facing death. Let us take hope and encouragement to stay faithful and strong and honour God in the battles we face in this world.
Following the events of Daniel and his friends, who were taken into slavery by the Babylonians after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C. They are forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted adviser and is placed among the king’s wise men.
Threatened by death at every turn Daniel never ceases to serve the king until he is forced to choose between serving the king and honoring God. With his life at stake Daniel has nothing but his faith to stand between him and the lions’ den.
The film provides a brilliant overview and follows the historical Biblical account well and features the historical events of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in the fiery furnace, King Belshazzar and the writing on the wall and Daniel in the lion’s den, amongst other parts of the story.
The film is directed by Anna Zielinksi and stars Robert Miano, Lance Henriksen, Andrew Bongiorno and Leo Gallagher.
The Book of Daniel was produced by Pure Flix Entertainment in 2013 and has now become available on DVD to Christian retail in the UK.