Revelation: The Fuel Project Guide Part 24 – The Antichrist’s Global Empire
The Fuel Project study guide to the Book of Revelation.
In this video Mark says that Daniel was twice shown through dreams that the Antichrist would be a global leader who would rise to the top of a One World Order. In this part we take a look at those dreams and what some of the elements represent.
Mark’s explanations of the sea beast in Revelation 13 is biblically and historically inaccurate.
He correctly says that the sea prophetically represents a group of people, but He didn’t apply that to the prophecy of the 2nd Trumpet of Revelation, which represented God sending the Vandals to attack the Roman Empire.
“Then the second angel sounded: And something like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea.” Revelation 8:8
A mountain in Biblical symbolism represents a great nation, an empire or a kingdom, in that case the Vandals, who attacked the sea of the Roman Empire.
Keep the mountain definition in mind, as you will see who is the mountain that destroys that Antichrist beast.
Mark talks about the beasts in Daniel 2 and Daniel 7, but fails the show you who they were.
In Daniel 2, there is a vision of a statue:
– The Gold head represents the kingdom of Babylon. (612-539 B.C.)
– The Silver chest represents the kingdom of Persia. (539-331 B.C.)
– The Brass waist represents the kingdom of Greece. (331-168 B.C.)
– The Iron legs represent the kingdom of Rome. (176BC-476 A.D.)
– The Iron/Clay feet represent the church/state of the Roman Catholic Church. (476 A.D.-)
– A stone will be thrown down by Jesus at the end of time,
to destroy the Babylonian Roman Catholic Church.
The 4 beasts of Daniel 7 correlate to the same kingdoms of the statue in Daniel 2.
- The Lion represents the kingdom of Babylon. (A beast represents a powerful kingdom.)
- The Bear represents the kingdom of Persia. (They devoured much flesh.)
- The Leopard represents the kingdom of Greece. (Alexander the Great conquered quickly.)
The 4th dreadful beast represents the state/church of the Roman Empire, which became the Roman Catholic Church.
It is terrible and has shed much blood in conquering the world and killing Christians.
The Roman Empire killed 10 million Christians, and the Roman Catholic Church has killed 50-100 million.
It’s different from the other beasts/kingdoms because it is a religious/political kingdom.
When the Roman Empire fell in 476 A.D. and the last Emperor removed, it split into 10 civil kingdoms of Europe, which is the 10 horns.
They subdued and destroyed three of the ten kingdoms (the Heruli, Ostrogoths and Vandals) who did not bow down to them.
The Papal church has a single man (the Pope) acting and speaking for the whole body, fulfilling Daniel 7:8.
“And there, in this horn (kingdom), were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking pompous words.”
Pope Pius IX said “I alone… am the successor of the apostles, the vicar of Jesus Christ. I am the way, the truth, and the life…” (Source: History of the Christian Church, by Henry Charles Sheldon, p. 59.)
Pope Boniface VIII said “We declare, say, define, and pronounce, that it is absolutely necessary for the salvation of every human creature to be subject to the Roman Pontiff.” (Source: Bull “Unam Sanctum,” as cited in “Apostolic Digest, Book V: The Book of Obedience”)
Pope John Paul II said “Don’t go to God for forgiveness of sins: come to me.” (Source: Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1984.)
The Catholic Church changed the calendar and law, fulfilling Daniel 7:25.
“He shall intend to change times (calendar) and law.”
At the First Council of Nicaea in 325 A.D. they changed the calendar to be based on the Sun, not the moon as God ordained in the Bible.
At the Council of Laodicea in 363 A.D. they changed the last day of the week to Sunday, instead of Saturday as God ordained in the Bible.
In the Catechism, they removed God’s 2nd Commandment, which forbids idol worship, as they have many idols such as Mary. They then divided the 10th Commandment into two parts, so there is 10 total.
The Roman Catholic Church rose to power after the Roman Empire was removed, fulfilling 2 Thessalonians 2:7.
“For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way.”
Paul used the word ‘he’ because if he would have said ‘until the Roman Empire is taken out of the way’, it would have invited persecution against the Church, from the Romans who would not tolerate a claim that they will be destroyed..
The Pope sits in the temple of God proclaiming to be God, fulfilling 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4.
“..the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, (not a physical temple, but Christ’s Church. Eph. 2:19-22) showing himself that he is God.”
Pope Innocent III said “We may according to the fullness of our power, dispose of the law and dispense above the law. Those whom the Pope of Rome doth separate, it is not a man that separates them but God. For the Pope holdeth place on earth, not simply of a man but of the true God.” (Source: “Decretals of Greogory IX,” Book 1, chapter 3.)
Saint Pope Pius V blasphemed, “The Pope and God are the same, so he has all power in Heaven and earth.” (Source: Pope Pius V, quoted in Barclay, Cities Petrus Bertanous Chapter XXVII: 218.)
Pope Leo XIII declared, “We hold upon this earth the place of God Almighty.”
(Source: Pope Leo XIII Encyclical Letter, June 20, 1894)
To understand the fulfillment of the antichrist in the Temple of God, read this study Antichrist In The Temple Deception
The Roman Catholic Church ruled supreme for 1,260 years, fulfilling Revelation 13:5, which is speaking about the Antichrist beast.
“and he was given authority to continue for forty-two months.”
42 months is 1,260 days. In prophecy, 1 day = 1 year, so it’s 1,260 years.
In 538 A.D., the Roman Catholic Church gained religious and civil power when Emperor Justinian issued a decree making the Pope head of all churches.
In 1798 A.D., Napoleon’s army marched into Rome and captured the Pope, ending the reign of the Papacy.
The Pope was stripped of authority and taken into captivity, causing a mortal wound, fulfilling Revelation 13:3.
“And I saw one of his heads as if it had been mortally wounded, and his deadly wound was healed. And all the world marveled and followed the beast.”
The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1990, Vol.26, p.938) says “The ultimate humiliation of the Church came when Pius VI was driven out of Rome by the French armies in 1798 and in the following year was taken captive by them and dragged back to France, where he died.”
There have been two times of Great Tribulation, which teachers like Mark says is the same event.
The Time Of Jacob’s Trouble which was fulfilled during 3 1/2 years from 66-70 A.D., when 1.1 million Jews died from famine, pestilence, infighting, crucifixion and by the Roman sword.
The Great Tribulation of 1,260 years from 538-1798 A.D., by the Roman Catholic Church, during the Dark Ages and the Inquisition.
Mark says that the antichrist beast will be destroyed by God, as no man could do that, but let’s look at what the Word of God is really telling us.
The great mountain in the 2nd Trumpet of Revelation, represented God sending the Vandals to attack the Roman Empire. But that was a mountain that was formed by human hands.
The great mountain that is formed by God is the Church of Christ.
“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” 1 Peter 2:9
God could destroy the antichrist beast at any time, but He takes no pleasure in that. His glory is revealed when He uses His Holy Nation, His followers, to overcome the enemy.
He did this through Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformers, and He will do it again. Read Two Witnesses Of Revelation 11
The great city Babylon (the Roman Catholic Church) will be defeated by Holy Jerusalem (Christ’s Church).
“Then a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, “Thus with violence the great city Babylon shall be thrown down, and shall not be found anymore.” Revelation 18:21
This is the fulfillment of Daniel 2:34, “You watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.”
In the 2nd beast of Revelation 13, the earth beast, you will learn that the Jesuits of the Roman Catholic Church already have control of the world’s assets and financial systems, the intelligence systems, and the military’s, especially the U.S. military, who is the second beast in Revelation 13.
Note: The greatest consequence of Mark’s unbiblical prophecy teachings, is that he is not identifying the enemy. And this delights Satan and the Jesuits, who created the false prophecy teachings.
To see how the leaven of these deceptions has spread through the Christian Church, read End Times Antichrist Deception
To see how the Revelation seal, trumpet and bowl judgments all fit together, and to see where we’re at on the timeline today, click on Revelation Fulfillment Timeline.
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