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Prophesies of Daniel 11, Part 8

So with Seleucus gone, “a despicable person” rises up in his place. Note the phrase “on whom the honor of kingship has not been conferred” in the above verse. It would appear that this despicable person – Antiochus Epiphanes IV – did not really have the right to rule, yet somehow managed it. Antiochus Epiphanes IV was not the only son of Seleucus IV and was not necessarily next in line for the throne, but history shows us that he simply took the role of king upon himself. He also did more than that because he also made himself as though a god by taking the name “Epiphanes,” which means “God manifest.” This was also the term used on coins of that era.

Continue Reading September 4, 2015 at 11:51 AM 1 comment

Jesus Explains End Times Protocol, Pt 4

This is very, very important for us to comprehend before moving onward. Jesus is referring to something that is best described as “the abomination of desolation” and He refers us to the book of Daniel as well. By the way, as an aside, so-called “higher critics” have panned Daniel as being written by an impostor, someone who simply called himself Daniel but wrote well after most of the events in the book of Daniel occurred. They argue for this because they say that the book of Daniel is so accurate it is uncanny.

Continue Reading April 29, 2014 at 10:50 AM 7 comments

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