Let’s Look Closer: This is a continuation of the vision from the last chapter. It describes what will happen at the end. This is the only place where these events are predicted in the Old Testament. However, this matches well with Jesus’ predictions of the end in Matthew 24 and 25. What was the future for Daniel was the future for Jesus as well.
Takeaway: We want to be among the wise purified by trials. We don’t want to be among the wicked who continue in their sin. Regardless of what we are experiencing, rest is coming. We can have an inheritance in heaven if we trust in Jesus!