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Daniel chapter 7, the Four Beasts.
The four beasts are the great world empires in world history.
The four winds, Daniel 7:2 are the wicked celestial powers of darkness. reference Daniel 10,
The great sea, Daniel 7:2,3, are nations and people of the earth. reference Revelation 17:5
The Lion, Daniel 7:4, is the Babylonian Empire, this has been revealed in images from excavations, as a symbol of ancient Babylonia.
The Bear, Daniel 7:5, is Medo-Persia Empire, the three ribs in the mouth are symbolic Babylonia empire defeated.
The Leopard, Daniel 7:6, is Greece, under the leadership of Alexander the Great. He conquered the Medes and Persians at the age of thirty two. He was a general who became Emperor.
The Nondescript Beast, Daniel 7:7, is Rome past, present and future, and the ten horns are resenting ten nations that form the worlds last great empire.
The Little Horn, Daniel 7:8, is the Man of sin, Son of Perdition, the Antichrist. reference: 2 Thessalonians 2:3-8, the first beast in Revelation 13, the Antichrist 13:4-10, and the king, of Daniel 11:36-45, he will be the last ruler in the times of the gentiles. He will rule a time=1 year, times= 2years, and half a time=one half a year= for a total of 3 1/2 years. or 42 months reference; Revelation 13:5,6
The man of lawlessness, sets in the temple calling himself god.He is a man rising up out of the nations, politically, all must worship him or die. No one buys or sells without his mark of 666 on there foreheads or hand.
If we endure, we will rule with Him (Christ). If we disown Him, He (Christ ) will disown us. 2 Timothy 2:12
In other words, do not take the mark of the 666, if one does they will go to hell!
Notice his eyes of a man, and him speaking great things, reference Revelation 13:5
Daniel 7:9,10, the Ancient of Days is God, He intervenes in answer to the Antichrist blasphemy.
Daniel 7:11,12; The complete destruction of the Antichrist and his body thrown into hell. reference Revelation 19:11-21
We see Jesus on a white horse, waging war against the Antichrist. Jesus robe is dipped in blood to make all remember he was murdered, but now alive, and had come to judge those that oppose God. Jesus captures the Antichrist and his false priest, and throws them into the lake of fire. Now Jesus rules over all the world, He is the rightful Lord and King. He will rule for one thousand years with His saints.
The Son of Man, Daniel 7:13,14 is Christ, He is given all power and authority over all nations. His kingdom is forever. reference; Revelation 19:16, 1 Timothy 6:15, 2 Peter 1:16
On His robe and on His thigh He has the name, Jesus is King of Kings and Lord of Lords.
The Antichrist will hunt down the saints, and attempt to remove God laws from the earth. reference; Revelation 13:7
He has the power to hunt down God's people and conquer them.
Daniel 7:15-28, describes the Saints of the Most High, taking possession of the kingdoms of the earth. This is the Millennial Reign with Christ as King and on into the eternal Kingdom.
His saints, refers to Israel, as Israel will be head of the nations and not the tail. Reference; Deuteronomy 28:13, as this chapter was written to Israel way before Christianity came into existence. These are also the saints from the time of Adam until the time of Christ's return. reference; 1 Corinthians 15:20-57, 2 Timothy 2:12, Revelation 5:10
Then they sang a new song, "You (Christ) deserve to take the scroll and open the seals on it, because you were slaughtered. You bought people with your blood to be God's own. They are from every tribe, language, people and nation. You made them a kingdom and priests of our God. They will rule as kings on the earth." Revelation 5:9,10
God, I pray you would open the eyes and ears of mankind to see and hear your warnings so we shall be prepared for the future things to come. May we be aware and win the lost in these last days, amen.