Several types of the abomination of desolation have occurred in history, including the desecration of the temple by Antiochus Epiphanes and the Roman legions.
Daniel 7-8 is full of overlapping images and visions. Both chapters show the certainty of the end of Gentile kingdoms, replaced by God's eternal Kingdom.
After Alexander's death, his generals carved out kingdoms of their own. From the resultant wars, two major powers emerged: Ptolemaic Egypt and Seleucid Syria.
In the succession of empires envisaged by Nebuchadnezzar, the second to appear is represented by a chest and arms of silver, the Medo-Persian Empire.
Scripture prophesies that the Beast's empire will subjugate 'the whole earth.' But if we are waiting for the entire globe to be conquered, we will be deceived.
Nebuchadnezzar's image has always held a fascination with students of Bible prophecy. What do the various parts mean? How does it relate to the end time?
Why do the many churches disagree about what the Bible says? Have you ever proved whether it is the authoritative Word of the Creator God?
The Seventy Weeks Prophecy is contentious among prophecy experts. But simply taking the Bible at face value makes the meaning of this prophecy crystal clear.
The Inter-Testamental period, approximately 400 years between the time of Malachi and Matthew, was a time of intense political and intellectual fermentation.
The conspiracies concocted by world leaders are inspired by Satan—even the infighting and apparent conflicts involving kings deposing kings.
The King of the South (Daniel 11:40) might be a confederation of Arabic/Islamic nations continually at war with the people of Israel.
God has the ability to protect and save in a variety of methods. The Scriptures reveal various purposes for intervention, protection, and prudent escape.
Is the rapture biblical? If so, when will it occur? Is it different from the promised resurrection? Here is what the Bible teaches, without the traditions of men.
As a nation, we have rejected wisdom in favor of foolishness, bringing about major calamities: famines, pestilence, earthquakes, cosmic disturbances.
The sealed scroll most resembles a title deed, which can only be opened by the redeemer of the property. The rightful owner of the title deed is Jesus Christ.
The Feast of Trumpets is a memorial of blowing of trumpets, symbolizing the Day of the Lord, the real war to end all wars, when Christ will subdue the earth.
The promise given to Abraham was actually the Gospel, extending God's blessing to his family and all the nations — eternal promises of land and people.
The 1,290-day and 1,335-day time periods refer to events that will happen in this generation. Each period begins with a significant prophetic event.