The Seven Kingdoms Of Daniel 2

    As the end-time approaches, I have become increasingly interested in the study of prophecy;  especially as it relates to “what’s next” on the prophetic calendar.  In recent posts I have demonstrated that the next great event will be the descent of our Lord into the lower heavens to set up His tribunal over…

The Morning Star

“And he that overcometh, and keepeth My works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of My Father. And I will give him the…

Who Are The “Holy People” Of Daniel 12: 7?

  In the present endtime controversy, there are a large number of views regarding the “Great Tribulation.”  Daniel 12 seems to be a key pivot on which much of the debate (at least insofar as the Old Testament ties in with Matthew 24) seems to turn.  In Daniel 12: 7, Daniel heard the man clothed in…

Essays On Chiliasm (Part 11)

   Naturally, the rise of Antichrist will precipitate a state of things that results in hostility to the people of God.  We’ve already seen how wars and devastations must continue until the world is divided into ten nations. Lactantius, alluding to these times, writes: “First, the kingdom will be enlarged, and the chief power, dispersed…

Essays On Chiliasm (Part 10)

   By studying the eschatological writings of the early Fathers, and diligently comparing their several descriptions, it is not impossible to put together something like a composite view of end-time events.  In our last article, we discussed the Great Apostasy, briefly touching upon its general character.  Now we must discuss the rise of Antichrist.  Looking…