Some people are willing to say anything and do anything just to go along and get ahead. They are the ones that quickly compromise their values, if they have any at all. Easily bought, bribed and bullied into submission, they have not the courage to speak the truth to powerful people. Am I describing you or someone you know?
With a message from God, Daniel was unafraid to confront a shameless and sacrilegious king who defied the Holy One of Israel and partied like there was no tomorrow.
“Keep your gifts for yourself, or give your rewards to someone else,” Daniel said (Daniel 5:17). Now that sounds like a man who is not for sale.