The Bible predicts the end-time figure known as “The Beast” or the Antichrist will make an image of himself. The image is described as having supernatural power and being deeply associated with the Antichrist. This image is a much bigger deal than we imagine (Revelation 13:14, 15; 14:9, 11; 15:2; 16:2; 19:20;
Daniel both dramatic information about the end of the age and the historical record of Daniel’s life in Babylon. Daniel 3 is usually treated primarily as a historical record, but there is quite a bit in the chapter that is intended to help us understand some of the unique dynamics that will precede the return of the Lord.
The church’s mission to every tribe and tongue is usually presented in terms of evangelism, when we look carefully at the verses in the New Testament that describe the church in every tribe and tongue, we find that evangelism is only one component of what God will bring to pass in the nations before Jesus returns.
Daniel 2 and Daniel 7 both place their emphasis on a fourth kingdom that will challenge God’s purposes. In this session we examine how the book of Revelation relates to Daniel’s prophecy regarding this kingdom. Given how much emphasis Daniel and Revelation both place on this kingdom and the significant events associates with it, it is important that we understand this kingdom.
God has designed redemptive history so that the nature of ultimate good and ultimate evil is revealed in the leadership of two different men. God has done this because He chose to reveal His own nature to us as personally as possible by revealing Himself to us as a man and also chosen to reveal the depths of evil by revealing it in human form.
He who leads into captivity shall go into captivity; he who kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints…Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of