The American Wisdom Series


Introduction to our study of the book of Daniel

The events that take place in Daniel concern "the latter days", the time of the end. "The Book of Daniel" is the Apocalypse of the Old Testament and a sister book to Apocalypse of the New Testament, "The Book of Revelation" which we studied awhile back. The "beasts" Daniel saw are also symbolic of kingdoms or nations. So the question is today, "Who can stand against the greatest superpower of all time?" By the way, the two horns of the ram have been doing a little "pushing" of the nations lately, haven't  they?

These are exciting times in which we live, are they not?  The events that are transpiring right before our very eyes were written of long ago in our Father's Word, many of them right here in this Book of Daniel that was specifically written for the last days. We will discover that numerous times in Daniel chapter 12 the angel told Daniel to close the book, to seal up the words until the time of the end and then the wise would understand. 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. We are now in "the time of the end" and having studied the Book of Revelation, we know that Daniel's words are no longer sealed up We can now understand them!   Certainly this is a timely book concerning the events that are happening even this very day having ousted that little dictator who lives in [Iraq] the land of Babylon.  Just as we discovered "The Book of Revelation" was not mysterious or hard to understand after we learned the symbolism, you will be surprised to learn Daniel also is not difficult at all to understand.  Finally, our preface to the Book of Daniel would not be complete without emphasizing that Jesus Christ Himself referred to the words of the prophet Daniel as the book for the reader to understand concerning the abomination of desolation, who is antichrist, the king of Babylon of the last days, i.e. Satan posing as Jesus who comes at the sound of the 6th Trump and stands in the holy place bringing in his storm of deception and flood of lies upon the earth. Matthew 24:15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) Join us to gain a better understanding of these Biblical times we now live in! What a pleasure it is to live in these end times when the wise can understand!
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