The Beast and Babylon (Part One)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Currently, some of the more important prophetic events we have been trained to watch for are just not happening. John Ritenbaugh explains, for instance, that Europe is not uniting as we once thought it would. How does this affect our interpretation of the prophecies?


The Beast's Militarism

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Scattered within the Bible's pages are clues about the Beast, but one stands out: his frequent connection with war. Richard Ritenbaugh analyzes types of the coming Beast to build a composite picture of what we can expect of the coming world ruler.


Conspiracy Theory (Part Four)

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reminding us that we share our residence on this earth with Satan and his fallen demons, and that to them we are interlopers and intruders, cautions that Satan has not abandoned his tactics from the original rebellion described in Isaiah 14, but is now attempting to garner the support of human leaders and their …


The Beast and Religion

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reiterating that Satan deceives the entire world, adds that Satan is highly organized and has extended his tentacles into every aspect of life, including religion. The second Beast of Revelation 13, the false prophet, is a religious leader, helping the Beast (the Lawless One) capture the minds and loyalty of the …


The Mark of the Beast

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Will we trust God in the basic areas of life—food, clothing, and water—or compromise, accepting the mark of the beast to save our physical lives?


The Beast and Babylon (Part Two)

'Personal' from John W. Ritenbaugh

Currently, Europe is not looking very Beastly. Babylon is the world's anti-God system, and Roman institutions inspire Israelite culture even today.


The Spiritual Mark of the Beast

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Anger and hostility, driven by self-centered competitive pride constitute Satan's spiritual mark that divides nations, ethnic groups, families, and the church.


The Beast From the Earth and 666

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The first beast rises out of political turmoil, while the second rises out of an entrenched, worldwide religious system, totally opposed to God's laws.


What I Believe About Conspiracy Theories

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The drive toward one world government is a transparent reality having several biblical prototypes, all inspired by demonic opposition to God's rule.


Europe Edges Toward Common Army

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The European Union stepped closer to fielding a common army when it revitalized the Western European Union to protect its interests.


Will Europe Ever Unite?

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The church has predicted a united Europe for decades, but it seems just as far off as ever. Richard Ritenbaugh explains that humanly, Europe will never unite—it will take "a strong hand from someplace"!


The Whole Earth

'Prophecy Watch' by David C. Grabbe

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.


A Growing Divide

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, most thought the world would come together, but that has not been the case. In fact, America and Europe have been steadily moving away from each other politically, economically, and culturally. What impact will this have on our understanding of biblical prophecy?


Whither the EU?

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

For decades, we have been watching and waiting for Europe to unite under a fierce dictator to form the last revival of the Holy Roman Empire. ...


Don't Lose Your Focus!

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Paul urged that we get our focus more balanced, emphasizing love over prophetic correctness, not remaining indifferent to what Christ deemed important.


The March Toward Globalism (Part One)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The cat has been let out of the bag in terms of plans to establish a New World Order, possibly the precursor or foundation for the Beast of Revelation.


The Whole World is Writhing

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, ruminating on George Friedman's speculations on President Erdogan's campaign and Turkey's future role in world affairs, suggests that we may have to make a major change in perception on how we have heretofore sized up prophetic events. The real struggle on the world stage for millennia has been the competition …


Is Europe Dying?

'WorldWatch' by David C. Grabbe

Recently, analysts have been ready to file the European Union's obituary, as Europe's demographics, Constitution, and economy have languished. What does this mean in terms of Bible prophecy, particularly the rise of the Beast power?


The Great Conspiracy

'Prophecy Watch' by Earl L. Henn (1934-1997)

There really is a conspiracy to bring this world under one government. However, its real, 'behind the scenes' leaders are Satan and his demons.


Nebuchadnezzar's Image (Part Four): Iron and Clay

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The fourth empire of Daniel 2 is explained further in Daniel 7 as a terrifying beast. This empire and its horns play a role down to the return of Christ!


The Big Lie (Part One)

Commentary by Mark Schindler

Though we are not to become involved in politics, we need to be aware that enslaving lies are everywhere, generated in the mind of the father of lies, Satan.