Pamphlet 5051 KC Daniel 23-2
are so many preachers and ministers of Christianity
telling our people that a Antichrist is going to come and literally kill and slay people?
Let us be reminded that back in Dan. 8:25 we also learned it is by "peace" that the king of fierce countenance, the little horn, this same vile person, shall destroy many, i.e. cause massive spiritual desolation.
And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
We are not judging them, but could it be that they are not wise, that they are not educated in our Father's Word, but rather follow the traditional teachings of their churches or denominations?
Jesus Christ said that the majority
of those who "come in His name" in these last days, i.e. those who claim
to be His representatives as Christian ministers and preachers, etc., would
deceive the majority of Christians.
Matthew 24:5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall decieve many.
means that Satan gains more converts from the pulpits in the churches than
from the stools in the taverns?
And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflown from before him, and shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the covenant.
Again, he is not going to use the arms of military power to "destroy many" as per Dan. 8:25, but rather with the arms of a spiritual flood he shall "overflow", sweep away, and take the world by storm.
Remember, Satan and his locust army (the ten toes) are supernatural and shall prosper greatly, meaning they will have no problem whatsoever in obtaining the kingdom and taking over world rulership.
In fact, "also the prince of the covenant (shall be broken)" means he will even "pluck up" his own!
What a time we have to look forward to in this generation!
The important thing to understand about this is that the "flood" spoken of here that will "sweep away" (which is what overflown means) is not a flood of water any more than the desolation is physical.
This is the flood of lies and deception which spews forth out of the mouth of the vile person, the spurious messiah, the old dragon himself.
We can read of this same spiritual "flood" in Revelation, the overlay or sister book to Daniel:
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
His angels are those fallen angels of Genesis 6 who are identified in Daniel as the 10 toes, the 10 supernatural kings.
 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Who will the victors be?
 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
Remember the type given to us when Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego were delivered up to death and cast into the burning fiery furnace, though not one hair on their heads was even singed.
 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.
 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman [Christianity] which brought forth the man child.
 And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
Deut. 32:11 "As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings:"
Now here comes the flood:
 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
And he is going to especially come after the remnant, God's elect, those who keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of the real Jesus Christ.
 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Do you have the testimony, the words, of Jesus Christ?
Then you are very fortunate as a "remnant", one of God's elect, because the dragon is going to be after you?
Egad, you say!
Hey, if you have the gospel armor (Eph 6) on and in place you have nothing to fear for that armor, the Holy Spirit of God, is an impenetrable shield against the fiery darts of old dragon breath.
Remember again our ensamples in this great Book of Daniel of Shadrach, Meshach and Abedneggo, and also that is it written in Luke 21:18 that God will not allow "one hair on our heads to be harmed".
Besides, this should be no new revelation in that is nothing new under the sun even as that the old serpent has been after the "seed" of the woman from the very beginning (Rev. 12:4).
We shall soon learn even more of how this vile person shall work deceitfully and how he shall forecast his devices.
And you know what else?
We are going to learn about the ships of Chittim, the bruisers, who come against him and cause him much grief!
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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