The command had been given for the people to bow down and worship an idol. Meshach, Shadrach and Abednego refused because they knew that this action would be disrespectful to their God. 
They were ready to answer to the king because they knew The Answer. 
What are you doing today that would be beneficial to you should a trial come your way? Are you rooted in Jesus, founded on the Word? 
Following after Jesus doesn’t just bless the present time but it blesses your future too.