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Destiny 2020 Graham Charles Cumming

Destiny 2020

Graham Charles Cumming

Published November 6th 2013
ISBN : 9781493685752
Paperback
38 pages
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We explore Bible prophecy to discover where mankind is heading. Watchfulness is the key to being ready for whats coming, and todays decisions will impact your personal security as the future unfolds. https: //www.smashwords.com/books/view/56345MoreWe explore Bible prophecy to discover where mankind is heading. Watchfulness is the key to being ready for whats coming, and todays decisions will impact your personal security as the future unfolds. https: //www.smashwords.com/books/view/56345 http: //www.amazon.com/Destiny-2020-ebook/dp/... Trying to predict the way ahead is a part of everyday life. To shed light onto their future entrepreneurs study market forecasts to make their millions, gamblers weigh up the odds, the superstitious rely on horoscopes and some meddle dangerously into the occult by consulting fortune-tellers and mediums. The Bible has much to say about all this, and God wants us to maintain a state of watchfulness, so that we are prepared for what is to come. Excerpt ... The four great beasts represent successive world empires. The imagery was revealed to Daniel by God in a dream, the purpose of which is probably to reassure us that God knows the end from the beginning. He is the one who causes empires to rise and fall. He appoints leaders and removes them. We do well to remember that the powers that be exercise their authority under Gods permission and only as long as he allows. This is why Peter writes: Submit yourselves for the Lords sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. (1 Peter 2:13) In Daniels vision the Lion is Babylon, the Bear is the Empire of the Medes and Persians and the Leopard is Greece. The last and most terrifying beast is Rome. The little horn is the Lawless One, whose power and repressive regime will match that of the Roman Empire with its iron teeth and bronze claws. In Revelation 13:1-4 John adds to this that he will embody all the worst features of the three preceding empires - the hunting speed of the Greek Leopard, the trampling feet of the Persian Bear and the boastful mouth of the Babylonian Lion ...