On May 26, and 27, 2012 Pastor Randy Skeete preached three sermons at the University SDA Church, Los Angeles, CA. This is the second of the three sermons preached at 7PM on the Sabbath. King Nebuchadnezzar wanted to transform Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah into Babylonians (Daniel 1:1-15). He gave the four Jewish men a new Babylonian curriculum (Daniel 1:4), a new Babylonian name(Daniel 1:7) and a new Babylonian diet(Daniel 1:5). The king offered them the best that Babylon could offer. However, the best the world has to offer is not good enough for the child of God. Mind is seriously affected by what we eat and drink. Daniel understood that the prescribed diet will defile their mind and character. So Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank..( Daniel 1:8). ” Daniel preferred to die than defile his mind and body. More…Video by Dan Wycliffe.