Daniel and John's prophecies are teamwork
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Daniel tracked the antichrist spirit of Babylon in the Old Testament. John picked up the trail in the New Testament.
Yes. Daniel and John worked as a team. Remember, God writes the Bible. The men were just scribes to write down His inspiration.
Daniel and John
Daniel traced the path of the antichrist spirit, the mysteries of Babylon, through the political kingdoms of the Old Testament. Then Daniel sees this pagan error infiltrate the Roman Catholic Church.
John describes the New Testament church history as the Babylonian Mysteries turn the Roman Catholic Church into Mystery Babylon. The Roman Catholic mother church then corrupts her Protestant daughters, who are also harlots.
REVELATION 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
A harlot lives untrue to her husband. The churches no longer believe according to the Scripture, but Jesus is the Word of God, the Husband of the church. In Revelation Chapter 3, the last church age pushes Jesus outside the church where He stands outside the church door knocking. Finally, in Revelation Chapter 18, John hears the Holy Spirit's inner voice saying, “Come out of her, my people”.
Thus, in the end, the church is revealed as no longer a place of safety but rather as a trap of error.
Matthew 25 reveals all the virgins, clean women, saved Christians as being fast asleep. When the wake-up call comes, they are told to clean up their lives (modern, slack church standards) and “go out” of whatever church they are in. No church is capable of getting us ready to meet the Lord.
Daniel and John record a long succession of the Pontiffs of the Babylonian Mysteries. The original rebel was Nimrod and the Tower of Babel. The Babylonian Priesthood were his successors and, as such, had great influence amongst the heathens as the authentic pagan Priesthood. The Babylonian High Priest was the Pontiff or Pontifex Maximus. The Greatest Bridge-builder between humanity and the gods, the only man on earth who stood in the place of the gods and could thus interpret their mysteries. The Tower of Babel was to bridge the gap between earth and heaven.
Petr Roma was the legendary future Grand Interpreter who was coming to reveal the pagan gods’ will. That is why, around AD 380, the Popes claimed to be descended from Peter of Rome. (Sounded very much like Petr Roma). Even though Peter had never been to Rome, but tell a lie often enough, and people will believe you.
REVELATION 17:8 … when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
This verse tells us about the succession of Popes. If Peter was the first Pope, then there always was a Pope.
“And is not”. The Pope dies.
“And yet is”. A new Pope is elected.
By AD 450, Pope Leo I insisted on being called Pontiff to gain prestige amongst the barbarians who were wrecking the Roman Empire. Today the Pope is still called Pontiff (High Priest of the Babylonian mysteries).
In the Old Testament, Daniel sets out to trace the path of the succession of Babylonian Pontiffs from the heathen temples through four Gentile Kingdoms until they became the succession of Roman Catholic Pontiffs or Popes. John then picks up the succession of Popes who influenced the 2000 years of church history. This is the longest line of rulers in the world.
In Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar saw Gentile history as the image of a man.
The Gentiles always wanted one man to rule the whole world.
Babylon was the head of gold with all its clever pagan ideas.
The birth of the sun god at midwinter.
Worship of mother and child.
Cardinals to be in charge of the mysteries.
A trinity of gods.
Lent to make us holy.
Ishtar eggs and Ishtar bunnies for the corrupt Spring festival. Roman Catholics easily changed this to Easter eggs and Easter bunnies (completely unscriptural). Ask why Hugh Hefner, with his corrupt Playboy clubs, got women to dress up like bunnies. We still learn our corruption from the Babylonian Priesthood. That is how clever they were as the head of gold.
Confessional. Having confessed their sins to the Babylonian priests, those priests could blackmail them with the threat of revealing their secrets. The priests became despots with power over the people.
The Babylonian priesthood claimed to stand between the people and god. People were bound in subjection to the priests.
The Chaldean Priesthood were the only ones who had the key to heaven. They became the Babylonian Priesthood.
Today the Pope claims that Peter will only open the door to heaven for you if you are in submission to the Pope. In 1302 the Pope proclaimed Unam Sanctam. No salvation outside the Catholic church. Many Protestants pastors follow this belief. “If you leave my church, you are doomed”. That is why Protestants will readily and foolishly claim that there are faults in the Bible but will never dare criticize their church.
Nimrod was the only person called El Bar. God the son. The Trinity idea made the Catholic church call Jesus “God the Son” and the Protestant churches copied this pagan insult and applied it to Jesus. Despite “God the Son” never being written anywhere in the Bible.
Idols. The pagan temples were full of statues, as are the Roman Catholic churches.
Purgatory and praying for the dead and praying to the dead saints.
Goddess worship became Mary worship.
The Rosary and Wax candles have a long pagan history.
These Babylonian ideas would pick up more pagan traditions as the different pagan empires rose to power and collapsed. Greek philosophy would develop brilliant arguments in defense of pagan errors. Greek philosophers were proud of their ability to defend any argument, whether it was right or wrong.
The Gentile image recorded in Daniel Chapter 2 shows how the Babylonian Priesthood opposed Cyrus when he conquered Babylon and fled until they settled in Pergamos (commonly called Pergamum). The Medes and Persians were the first world-wide empire, and from them, the Babylonian Priesthood learned what was needed to set up a brutal worldwide organization with its ruthless subjection to a single head.
Greece conquered Persia, and from Greece, the Babylonian Priesthood learned Philosophy and the clever defense of the unscriptural Trinity and Purgatory.
Alexander the Great was so victorious that he became the first western man to be worshiped as a god in the West. The king was commonly worshiped in the Persian empire in the East.
In 133 BC, the kingdom of Pergamum, with its Babylonian Priesthood, was given to Rome, and in 63 BC Julius Caesar bribed his way to becoming the Babylonian Pontiff. Caesar became the Dictator of Rome and was worshiped as a god after his death. The Babylonian Pontiff was now famous. Roman emperors continued with this title and its Caesar-worship until Theodosius became emperor in AD 379. As a Christian, he refused to be the Babylonian Pontiff.
By AD 450, Pope Leo I demanded to be called Pontiff as this gave him great prestige amongst the heathen tribes that were destroying the Roman Empire. Thus, the Mysteries of Babylon had finally infiltrated the Roman Catholic Church, which was the only organization that survived the breakup of the pagan Roman Empire. The brutal pagan Roman spirit of iron domination (shown as the legs of iron) was destroyed by the barbarian tribes by AD 476. But then it resurrected on the ruins of the pagan Roman Empire as the Roman Catholic Church, which one historian called baptized paganism. Daniel saw the Catholic church as the bits of iron in the feet of the Gentile image. The feet represented the 2000 years of church history, which John would then describe as the seven church ages. The church lived under very different circumstances at different times in its history.
During the Old Testament days, God’s salvation was given to the Jews who were required to live by the Law. The Gentile nations had no access to salvation unless they converted to the Jewish faith. A good example was the Queen of Sheba who traveled from Africa to learn from Solomon about God.
Thus the “scarlet cord” of salvation was outside the Gentile image as the Jews lived a separate life from the Gentiles.
But God knew that the Jews would kill Jesus at Calvary.
So, at the cross, God had a new plan, a New Testament.
Salvation was going to cross-over to the Gentiles.
Salvation would enter the Gentile image at the feet.
This diagram shows how salvation was of the Jews, outside the Gentiles, and then crossed-over to enter the Gentile feet that represent the seven church ages.
DANIEL 2:41 And whereas thou sawest the feet and toes, part of potters' clay, and part of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; but there shall be in it of the strength of the iron, forasmuch as thou sawest the iron mixed with miry clay.
Miry clay is wet clay.
Clay speaks of the true church, the only part of the image in which a seed of life can grow.
But wet clay?
EPHESIANS 5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
The feet-washing that Jesus said we should do, thus represents the Gentile church throughout seven church ages being cleansed as they obey the water of God’s Word.
That is why Peter could not have his head and hands washed. Babylon and the Medes and Persians had disappeared into history. Their empires no longer existed. Only the feet representing the future seven church ages could be cleansed from sin and unbelief by God’s Word. Peter, as a Jew, could not understand that at the time because he despised the Gentiles. But before he went to convert the Gentile Cornelius, God showed him a vision three times where unclean things were declared now to be clean. That was the power of the shed Blood of Jesus. Even the despised and unclean Gentiles could come into God’s church.
The clay is the Bible-believing church. The bits of iron are the denominational spirit that first entered the Roman Catholic church and has now infiltrated the Protestant churches to bring them under bondage to human leadership and pastor’s opinions. There are 45000 different kinds of churches and denominations thanks to all the different opinions that all the pastors have.
This spiritual swamp will end with 10 toes that get smashed by the soon-coming Stone, the Coming of the Lord to catch up His Bride into the air. That sends the rest of the church-goers into the Tribulation where this whole evil world-system will be destroyed.
The 10 toes are 10 military dictators who give their military power and might to the final antichrist Pope to enable him to rule the world.
REVELATION 17:12 And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
Power as kings. They do not have a crown, but they have a king’s power. They must be dictators.
COVID-19 was brought under control in China in a few months because of their strict dictatorship. If people refused to stay in lockdown, they had their doors welded to the door frames. They were a complete police-state and a harsh dictatorship, but it removed the coronavirus. Europe and America had a more gentle democracy, and the virus ran rampant.
So, 2020 taught us that a dictator is the most effective leader in an extreme emergency.
We can expect to see the rise of a dictatorship spirit around the world.
The Pope, after all, is the only dictator in Europe.
REVELATION 17:13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
:14 These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.The people who come with Jesus must be faithful to their calling.
The Voice of God that calls us is the Word of God.
Jesus is the Word of God.
The 1769 Version of the King James Bible is the Absolute without any mistakes. It tells us all the thoughts of Jesus. So if you find fault with that Bible, you are finding fault with the way that Jesus thinks, and then you will never be part of His Bride.
Peter, in Matthew Chapter 16, was given the keys of Heaven. Then he foolishly contradicted Jesus. Jesus called him Satan.
So, where do you stand when you disagree with the Bible?
We must be totally faithful to every word that is written in the King James Bible.
PROVERBS 30:5 Every word of God is pure:
Remember. God wrote the Bible, not man.
God just used men as His scribes, but God inspired them in what to write.
And God inspired the human wisdom of the translators in the Man-age to translate everything correctly.
In our Eagle-age, we are tasked with understanding the translated Bible's deeper mysteries, not with translating the words.
In Revelation Chapter 4, there are four beasts or bodyguards around the throne of God.
REVELATION 4:2 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.
REVELATION 4:6 And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind.
Eyes speak of intelligence.
These spirits know the future (they can see beforehand), and they know everything that has happened in the past. They can see behind every pretense and bluff of the Devil during church history.
They know too much. They cannot be fooled.
REVELATION 4:7 And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast was like a flying eagle.
The Lion-age saw the truth of the Word, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, preached and written down by the apostles.
The Calf-age represented the 900 years of the Dark Ages from AD 312 to 1520 when the truth died after Trinity entered the church ain AD 325 at the Council of Nicaea, and tens of millions of saints were later slaughtered during that long time. The calf had plenty of time to grow into a strong ox. They needed to be strong as they burned at the stake.
The Man-age saw human scholarship blessed from 1520 to 1906.
Martin Luther in Germany restored salvation by faith in Christ alone.
John Wesley in England restored holiness and outreach, which led to the great missionary age.
Master painters, sculptors, musicians, poets, and authors arose. The greatest Jewel of literature was the English King James Bible. It started in 1604 and printed in 1611, and then checked and upgraded into more modern English until 1769. Then it was used as the backbone of the golden missionary age.
Between 1947 and 1965, William Branham in America revealed the deeper mysteries of Scripture with the inspiration of the Eagle-age insight. Now, at last, we could start to understand what the symbols and patterns of the Bible actually meant. Thus, we could start going back to the Bible beliefs of the early church of the Lion-age.
This is to prepare us for the harvest when the seed is pulled off the plant. The end-time Bride will be pulled off the earth to meet the Lord in the air.
The harvest will only happen when the final seed that is harvested is exactly the same as the initial seed that was planted.
The believers in the last church age must believe exactly the same as the believers in the first church age.
We must be just as Scriptural as they were.
Scientists also gained a much deeper insight into the workings of the atom, and technology exploded. Like an eagle, man conquered the air with airplanes.
Daniel wrote of his mysteries being sealed up until the time of the end.
DANIEL 12:4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.
John revealed to us who would make these Bible mysteries known. The angel or messenger to the seventh and last church age.
REVELATION 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
Truly, John and Daniel formed a great team despite being hundreds of years apart.