Diamonds from Dust 9/10/2017 - 10/29/2017 Diamonds from Dust #DFDatHFWe all experience trials of different kinds that shape us into the people God has called up to be. He is making diamonds from dust through pressure, time, and occasionally some heat. Shareable Images In This Series Diamonds from Dust - week 1 A foreign land, a new culture, and a crazy king. Diamonds from Dust follows the story of Daniel as we consider how God uses tests and trials in our own life to create Diamonds from Dust. Diamonds from Dust - week 2 Sometimes God tests us with stress before He blesses us with success. In this message, Pastor Allen shares how Daniel stood firm in a stressful situation. Diamonds from Dust - week 3 "Show me your friends, and I'll show you your future" - Pastor Allen. In this message, we look at the important role that our friends play in our own stories. As trials come our way, we need to be able to rely on our friends and community to stand strong. Diamonds from Dust - week 4 "what you are asking us to do is impossible" —Daniel 2:10-11. How can we trust that God will come through when the task seems impossible? Diamonds from Dust - week 5 What do you do when the heat is on? Diamonds from Dust - week 6 Daniel reads the writing on the wall... and it's bad news for the king. Diamonds from Dust - week 7 Daniel is faced with another difficult decision. Does he obey a crooked command or defy the decree and face the lion's den? Diamonds from Dust - week 8 A powerful prayer from a man who longs to go home. We wrap up the Diamonds from Dust series with a message on powerful prayers.