'Our God made the earth, the sky, the sea, and everything in them; he can turn lentils into lamb roast, beans into the best cuts of beef. If he chooses, he can even turn water into wine."
"Welcome to Babylon, Daniel," said Ashpenaz, bow?ng low before us.
I stared numbly at Nebuchadnezzar's chief eunuch. So much had just happened to me and my friends.
When Hananiah, Mishael, Azariah, and I were little more than boys, we had looked on in horror as the king's army destroyed Jerusalem. The city was sacked and the temple was plundered, yet we (for reasons known only to God) had been spared.
Terrifying as the sight of slaughter and desecration were, I began to realize that my darkest fear had ...