Book of Daniel | Agents of Babylon | The Hebrew Hostages

The Prophecies of Daniel | Bible Class | Dr. David Jeremiah, Chancellor of Southern California Seminary | Turning Point
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How to understand, teach, and apply the key concepts and personalities in the Book of Daniel for encouragement, enrichment, and edification.
How to refocus on God in times of uncertainty and crisis following the example of Daniel and the Hebrew Hostages.
How to become a believer and grow spiritually.


  • This course is for everyone. There are no course requirements or prerequisites. It is meant to be shared.


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Agents of Babylon | Daniel and the Hebrew Hostages | How to refocus on God in times of uncertainty & crisis

In this course Dr. David Jeremiah shares his heart and focuses on the defining moment in the lives of Daniel and his three friends taken to Babylon as captives between 605 and 587 B.C. that prepared them for a lifetime of lasting impact. We will learn the secret of standing up to power in the worst of situations.

Babylon is on the rise!  Throughout history, Babylon has been a symbol of the world’s worst evils—extreme decadence, infinite cruelty, ravenous power, and implacable contention against God.  And nowhere in the Bible do we get a more vivid picture of the malevolent nature of Babylon than in the ancient book of Daniel. 

Teaching with prophetic markers and visions—many of which have already been fulfilled—the parallels between the world described in the book of Daniel and the world we are living in today are positively staggering.

In fact, a close examination of the prophecies described in Daniel reveals indisputable evidence that the ancient spirit of Babylon is not only on the rise but that the end times are much closer than we think.

In Agents of Babylon, noted prophecy expert Dr. David Jeremiah explores the prophecies, dreams, and vision outlined in the book of Daniel, explains what they mean, and shows us how they apply to our world today, so we can better prepare for what is to come.

Agents of Babylon not only offers an in-depth exploration of the characters and prophecies contained in the book of Daniel but also includes a dramatic retelling of Scripture that brings ancient prophecy to light like never before.

The prophecy is clear.  Babylon is ascending, and Daniel’s dreams contain the clues to weathering the nightmare that is yet to come.

Get ready. The end is closer than you think.


Dr. David Jeremiah, Chancellor of Southern California Seminary, is among the most well-known Christian leaders in the world. He serves as senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, California and his radio program "Turning Point" is heard on more than 2,200 radio stations daily. A New York Times best-selling author and Gold Medallion winner, he has written more than 50 books found on Amazon.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for those who are interested in what Christians believe and what the Bible teaches about God, faith, hope, salvation, suffering, uncertainty, and the Christian life that pursues love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23) in every situation. We were designed for so much more! The next step is yours.
  • This course is designed for personal or group study.

Course content

3 sections9 lectures47m total length
  • Daniel, the Hostage
  • Daniel: Book Introduction
  • Welcome to the Hall of Prophecy


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Dr. David Jeremiah
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Dr. David Jeremiah serves as chancellor of Southern California Seminary and as senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in El Cajon, California.  He is the founder and host of the global radio and television ministry, Turning Point, a broadcast program dedicated to sharing the unchanging Word of God with an ever-changing world.   The combined weekly audience of Turning Point exceeds 10 million people worldwide. Dr. Jeremiah is also the author of more than 40 books, including the bestsellers Captured by Grace, What in the World Is Going On?, and the most recent New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller, God loves You: He Always Has, He Always Will.  

Dr. Jeremiah is committed to teaching the complete Word of God. His passion for encouraging believers in their faith is demonstrated through his faith communication of biblical truths.

The professors of Southern California Seminary serve as the facilitators for this course. The course designer, Dr. Gary Woods, has taught in classrooms and online for Southern California Seminary, San Diego Christian College, Luther Rice Seminary, and Liberty University since 1996. He has a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Education in Technology from Alliant International University. He serves on the pastoral staff of Shadow Mountain Community Church.