relations. All these are tools of the enemy, working toward the New World Order, so thatLucifer can be crowned king in Jerusalem – Babylon the great.
THE FIRST FOUR KINGDOMS OFDANIEL. “And there are seven kings:
and one is, [and] the other is notyet come; and when he cometh, he mustcontinue a short space. And the beast that was,and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of theseven, and goeth into perdition.”
“The crown removed from Israel passedsuccessively to the
kingdoms of Babylon,Medo-Persia, Greece, and Rome. ELOHIMsays, "It shall be no more, until He comewhose right it is; and I will give it Him."
“Five are fallen, and one is, and the otheris not yet come; and when he cometh, he mustcontinue a short space.” “The Prophecy hastraced the rise and fall of the world's greatempires--
Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece,and Rome.”
EGW, Education, 177.
GABRIEL GIVES THE KEY TO THEPUZZLE. “
(the angel Gabriel)
The fourth beast shall be the fourthkingdom upon earth,
which shall be diversefrom all kingdoms, and shall devour the wholeearth, and shall tread it down, and break it inpieces.
And the ten horns out of thiskingdom
shall arise:and another shall rise after them; and heshall be diverse from the first, and he shallsubdue three kings. And he shall speak
words against the most High, andshall wear out the saints of the most High,and think to change times and laws: andthey shall be given into his hand until a timeand times and the dividing of time.” Dan.7:23-25.
So, the fourth beast is Pagan Rome. If wecount Assyria, Egypt, Babylon, Medo-Persia,Pagan Rome, the fourth is NOT Rome.Some exclude the Lamb-like horned beast, America, which is an omission of prophecy. If we take Papal Rome as number seven, and wecount backwards, there is a problem.
THE PAPACY - THE FIFTH BEAST ORKINGDOM. 538 AD - 1798 AD.
The fifthbeast is described thus: “In
chapter 13(verses 1-10) is described another beast,
"likeunto a leopard,"
to which the dragon gave