In the face of extreme PRESSURE ADVERSITY Shadrach Meshach and Abed-nego were RESOLVED not to worship a false god


3:7 So at that time, when all the people heard the sound of the horn flute harp and lyre in symphony with all kinds of music ALL THE PEOPLE NATIONS AND LANGUAGES fell down and worshiped the gold image which King Nebuchadnezzar set up
    1. Few will be resolved
    2. 3:16-18 O Nebuchadnezzar we have no need to answer you in this matter. If that is the case our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace and He will deliver us from your hand O king. But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up
    3. A Statement resolved faith.  If we obey God He will deliver us. And if He does not we will go to Heaven
    4. Resolved Believers Follow Jesus no matter what life throws at them


Matthew 7:13 Enter by the narrow gate for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it
    1. Resolve to go down that narrow road 
    2. The world offers a variety of belief systems there is Relativism Atheism Intellectualism Polytheism Materialism
    3. In 2019 I am resolved to worship The King of Kings and Lord of Lords Jesus Christ 


Resolve in the face of Spiritual adversity
    1. Realize there is a flesh issue
    2. Be consumed with the things of God
    3. Realize there is an enemy
    4. Close the door to the enemy in your life
    5. Use your authority over the enemy


Resolve in the face of financial adversity
    1. Having less materially produces more spiritually 
    2. I will Give to the Lord
    3. Reduce your expectations
    4. Be content don’t covet
    5. We you are content you can spend less than you make


Resolve in the face of fear
    1. 2nd Timothy 1:7-8 For God nas not given us a spirit of fear but of power and of love and a sound mind
    2. Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you
    3. Psalm 34:3 Oh magnify the Lord with me And let us exalt His name together
    4. Do not deny your problems but do not magnify them magnify the God of the solution 
    5. Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage do not be afraid nor be dismayed for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go
    6. Hebrews 13:5 I will never leave you nor forsake you
    7. He is sovereign over all and He is in control 
      3:25 I see four men loose walking in the midst of the fire and they are not hurt and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God
      1. Romans 8:31 If my God is for us who can be against us