let anyone deceive you in any way, for (that day will not come) until
the rebellion occurs and the man of
revealed, the man doomed to destruction. 4He
will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or
is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God's temple,
proclaiming himself to be God” (2Thes.2:3-4)..
about him as about the king, who will confirm the covenant for one week. He is a man, a leader. A leader
represents some government, kingdom, a political structure. In Revelation the leader and the government given to us as the beasts.
The studying of the Daniel’s image and 4 beasts will help us to
answer the question: who is the last beast, that represents a
government. Is he already
exists or still hasn’t come yet?
The image and
four beasts of Daniel's vision and beast of "Revelation"
king Nebuchadnezzar saw in his dream a great image (ch.2), whose head was
of gold, arms of silver; breast, belly and thighs of brass; legs of iron and
feet partly of iron and partly of clay. That image was great and terrible. And a
stone from the sky smote the image upon his feet, the image felt and was broken
into pieces, and the wind carried all pieces away. The stone became a great
mountain, and filled the whole earth.
could explain the dream to the king, except Daniel. Daniel explained, that the
image represents all world kingdoms, which will arise, beginning from Babylonia
to the very end of the world. Then the stone (which is Jesus - 1Kor.10:4) will
smote all earthly governments and nothing will be left of them, but the stone
will fill up the whole earth.
We can notice the image's 4 parts correspond to 4 beasts (ch. 7) and symbolize
global super-powers given in the chronological order.
head of gold - a lion with eagle's wings – Babylon 607 BC;
chest and arms of silver - a bear with three ribs in the mouth – Medo-Persia
belly and thighs of brass - a leopard, with four little wings and four heads -
legs of iron - dreadful and terrible beast with iron teeth and ten horns - Rome
Out of his ten horns a little horn came up -Vatican. “Horn
made war with the saints, and prevailed against them until the Ancient of
days came” (Dan.7:21,22).
As it was discussed above, the little
horn –Vatican was in power until 1849. It is mistake to think that 10 horns of
the terrible beast is another government and represented as toes of the image,
the little horn represents the antichrist of the last days and thus after him it
is a time of Jesus’ coming. No, when Vatican was in power Ancient of days came
to judge him. It was not the Second coming of Jesus yet.
Revelation we know that the last beast before Jesus coming will be the beast
with 7 heads, 10 horns and 10 crowns on them.
great beasts, which are four, are four kings, which shall arise out of the
earth. But the saints of the most High shall take the kingdom, and possess the
kingdom for ever” (Dan.7:17-18). The four kingdoms are gone long time
ago but Earth is not the kingdom of God yet, Satan still is owner of the Earth.
It is talking not about the earth but about the Kingdom of Heaven, that heavenly
sanctuary was cleansed forever after the power of the fourth kingdom - fourth
beast with all its horns - came to the end. Vatican
was not a separate government, that is why it was not given as an another beast,
Vatican was the horn on the fourth beast ,and Vatican's government was finished
in 1849, as it was shown in previous chapter. So we have stopped on the
iron legs of the image -Rome.
lets look what parts of the image are left.
power of the fourth beast – Roman Empire - has proceeded in its Eastern part,
were Byzantine Empire was formed. Then the papacy raised and in northwest part
of the Roman Empire gradually British Empire had formed, which became the next
superpower. In 1763 13 American colonies got its independence
from Britain and became USA. Canada still is her colony.
From the middle of XIX century England, USA and Canada became the most
powerful world empire - Anglo-American world domination. That is what we have
today. These are the image’s “feet part
of iron and part of clay”, which means: “the
be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron,
forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay”.
Anglo-American power is iron of the feet, however it is not the only power what
we see today. We see another countries which have a power also, but lesser
power. They are the clay of the feet.
the little horn was judged, Daniel said: “As concerning the rest of the beasts, they had their
dominion taken away: yet their
lives were prolonged for a season and time” (7:12). Does that says
about Babylon, Medo-Persia and Greece empires? We know that they do not exist
anymore and after the judgment was passed on the little horn (1849AD) nothing
can remind us about those ancient empires. However Bible says the last beast
with 7 heads and 10 horns, who according to Revelation will govern just before
Jesus' coming, will absorb those three beasts of Daniel’ vision: a lion
with eagle wings, a bear with three ribs
in his teeth, a leopard with four heads and four little wings. Here it is
obviously speaking not about the ancient empires but about some other modern
is a traditional symbol of England. Throughout most of its history, England has
employed the lion as the official heraldry symbol of the royal families. The
lion appears on almost every coat of arms in the British royal line and on flags
of her colony -Canada.
eagle is the famous symbol of her colony - USA.
big wings is the long distance and independence.
are the iron of the feet -
Anglo-American world power.
Bear - Russia.
three ribs in the mouth of the bear are the first 3 countries which became the
part of Russia –Ukraine, Belarus and Georgia.
1980 a bear became a symbol of Russia in Olympic games in Moscow.
A leopard with 4 heads is not a
symbol of any particular country.
After the death of Alexander the
Greece was divided on 4 provinces governed by 4 Alexander's generals. So in
antiquity the leopard symbolized 4 separate governments united in military alliance
against a common enemy. That means that in our time the leopard has to symbolize
a military alliance of independent countries as well. We will return to this symbol
beasts/kingdoms are clay of the feet.
awful beast symbolized the Roman Empire.
it is the
European Union (EU) - the new Roman Empire, which has a common bank, common monetary system and common military power, just as Roman Empire was in
ancient times. And as it was
in Roman Empire, countries of European Union in August, 2005 came to the agreement to have the one (unique) state language - euro-English.
is iron of the feet.
The last beast from
John's vision (Rev. ch.13) coming out of sea (sea is nations. It is earthly
government), it has 7 heads and 10 horns, and 10 crowns on its horns . The
crowns symbolize authority, government. It means, that the power will belong to these 10 horns. Therefore government of 10 toes of the image from Daniel's
vision is same government of the beast with 10 horns from John's vision.
beast “..was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and
his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his
seat, and great authority” (Rev.13:2).
we see, the last beast includes into itself a
lion, bear and leopard, and nothing was told about the awful beast, even it is
said, that the beast has 7 heads, i.e. it consists of the heads of all
the beasts. This is the Union.
beast “..was like unto a leopard" -
means that he, as the leopard
in ancient times,
symbolizes a military union, or an alliance.
you noticed, from the time of Roman Empire - legs of iron- you see the iron
until Jesus’ coming. It is not another kind of metal, but iron. Why? Because
we still are living under Roman vs. Vatican power. This is a world catholic
church. These are Jesuits who had organized French and Russian revolutions, I and
II World Wars; who are raising and casting down presidents of the whole world;
who invent communism in Russia and China; who are actually (together with
illuminati) the secret world government.
fact that the iron of Roman Empire continues till the very end means that this
last beast has to be not only a military alliance, but also be a new Roman
Empire under the control of Vatican. This is the North Atlantic
Treaty Organization, or NATO (see http://rickrozoff.wordpress.com/2010/05/11/eastern-europe-from-socialist-bloc-and-non-alignment-to-u-s-military-colonies/
). In antiquity the Roman Empire included all
Christian countries. Today among 28 countries of NATO 27 are Christian. If
before the goal of NATO was the defense against countries of the Warsaw Pact,
today there is another goal: the defense against radical Islam,
therefore the NATO membership is growing by the means of Christian countries
The beast has 7 heads: «The seven heads are...
seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and
when he cometh, he must continue a brief time» (Rev.17:9-10).
five which fallen, or became a part of Roman Empire again are 4
heads of the leopard (not EU countries, but countries of NATO ) + 1 head of the lion
(Britain, USA, Canada).
One is –
it is the European Union.
was in John's times as the Roman Empire. He is new Roman Empire in our time.
Therefore he always "is".
other is not yet come – this is one head of the bear (Russia).
before the antichrist's time NATO will include Russia as well.
saw that the eagle wings were plucked off the lion. Also and the leopard lost its wings. That means that
USA and all European countries will lose their independence. In 2001
after 9/11 attack, NATO accepted Article 5, according to which every country of
NATO is required to give military help to any member of NATO.