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Pamphlet 5032 KC Daniel 13-1

Did you know that scorpions do not hunt for their prey but rather lie in wait for them.

The name Daniel means "God is (my) Judge" and that is precisely what this Book of Daniel is all about.

God's judgment is coming and we've seen a good bit of it in this book already such as in the fifth chapter we have just completed where we saw a king, Belshazzar, appropriately named "Prince of Bel", who totally disregarded Daniel (God is Judge) and lifted up himself against the Lord of heaven by bringing the vessels of God's house into his banquet hall where he and his lords, and his wives, and his concubines drank wine in those vessels while praising the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know anything.

But the God of heaven who gives them every breath of air they breathe, they glorified not Him.

And so it came to pass that God's written word "weighed" Belshazzar in the balance.

The handwriting on the wall declared his judgment and he was slain and his kingdom was taken from him and given to the Medes and Persians, according as it was also written concerning the first division of the beast whose head was of gold.

This division would continue down through history to these last days when the supernatural would come and the powers, the horns, etc. of all those kingdoms would be combined to form the most formidable and awesome kingdom ever to reign upon the earth.

Why will it be so awesome?

Because of the presence of Satan and his angels who are cast out of heaven to this earth (Rev. 12:7-9) and come and mingle with the seed of mortal flesh.

There has never been a time like it in the history of the world.

Jesus Christ Himself declared in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 "For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be."

We are fast approaching the time of the delivering up of God's elect to kings and rulers and even to the king of Babylon himself as were Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, our ensamples of what to expect when the mightiest men of the king of Babylon's army come and take hold and try to bind up and cast the servants of God into the pit, into the burning fiery furnace.

However, those mighty men in Satan's army will surely fail because Satan's fire has no power whatsoever against the power of the Holy Spirit, a fact to which we are given a pictorial demonstration in this Book of Daniel.

What a great guidebook our heavenly Father has given to us to show and teach us how to prepare ourselves with the knowledge and wisdom contained herein concerning the coming abomination of desolation.

For it is written that the desolator shall surely come with his locust army and take captive and spiritually devour anyone who does not have the gospel armour on, which is to have the seal of God locked in their foreheads.

To that end, let us begin today's study by turning to the ninth chapter of Revelation and document the coming of the supernatural, Satan's locust army, and what it is they shall be doing when they come.

Rev. 9:3
And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.
Scorpions sting their prey with their tails through which they inject their venom into their victims.

Did you know that scorpions do not hunt for their prey but rather lie in wait for them.

Furthermore, they are nocturnal creatures who operate during the night and then hide in crevices and burrows during the day to avoid the light!

[4] And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.
If you have the rich wisdom and knowledge of God's Word sealed in your mind, then Satan's locust army cannot harm you.

You "see", the final battle, aka the great tribulation, is a spiritual battle, not one waged "against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places (Ephes. 6:12)."

And their comes a time at the sound of the 6th Trump when Satan and his locust army come against our people wearing "crowns" and "breastplates" claiming to be the kings and priests of the Most High God.

Rev. 9:7-10
And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.
Horses are symbolic of power in warfare and Satan's angelic host will indeed be powerful.

They will have crowns "like" gold on their heads because they are those symbolic ten toes, those ten kings who are given power to reign one hour with the beast.

[8] And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.
They will appear peaceful and gentle as women but what comes forth from their mouths will spiritually rip and tear and shred like the cheek teeth of lions all those who do not have on the whole armor of God to protect them.
[9] And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.
These are breastplates of priests for Satan's angels shall come and appear as "angels of light", ministers of God!

In other words, just as Satan shall claim to be Jesus Christ, they shall claim to be His kings and priests.

[10] And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.
Here we are given to understand the length of the "shortening" of the time the abomination of desolation is allotted to stand in the Holy Place and make desolate the souls of men.

Matthew 24:22 "And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened."

Also, it was his tail that the great red dragon used to draw one third of God's children away from truth and justice in the first earth age.

That tail consists of the Four Hidden Dynasties of Religion, Politics, Economics, and Education or information dissemination, as in lies and propaganda.

You will find all four of these powers in the 28th chapter of Ezekiel where Satan, called the king of Tyrus, corrupted justice, corrupted wisdom, defiled the sanctuary and engaged in merchandising and trafficking in drawing away 1/3 of the stars of heaven (Rev. 12:4).

This is important to understand because as it is written in Rev. 13 that when the second beast comes, the religious one who is Satan, he will exercise all the power of the first beast who controls those Four Hidden Dynasties.

As an ensample, we are going to see in our study how the enemies of God's elect, the kenites, use deceit and the power of politics and law to try to sting a servant of God and cause him to be devoured.

Will, it work?

Of course not, because the one they go after has the seal of God in his forehead which means an "excellent spirit", God's spirit, is found in him.

Live Link to- The Book of Daniel Table of Contents
It is important that YOU Read it all!

Jesus said, "the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding"

Jesus Christ told us in Matthew 24 and Mark 13 when He sat upon the Mount of Olives and gave His disciples the seven seals concerning the knowledge and the events that would transpire during the final generation of the fig tree, that the book of Daniel was where one could go read and gain understanding concerning the abomination of desolation, that abominable desolator (antichrist) who would come stand in the holy place claiming to be God.
The book of Daniel is the Apocalypse of the Old Testament
and a sister book to the Apocalypse of the New Testament,
the book of Revelation.

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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