In this text, God gives Daniel insight of a ruler who -as far as world history is concerned- is little known. However, because of his atrocities towards Israel, he is given quite a bit of space here. His reign of terror may even be considered typical of the final, evil Gentile world-ruler before Jesus returns.
In the second vision from God the Prophet was told of an arrogant man who would trample the Hebrew people. By studying about Antiochus Epiphanes we get a preview of the Antichrist yet to come. Bible Teacher Mark Fontecchio unpacks this amazing prophecy and shows how believers can understand these more difficult sections of God’s Word as the Lord intended.Come grow in your faith and knowledge of the book of Daniel with Return to the Word Radio. Teaching God's Word and advancing the message of His amazing grace one verse at a time.
Pastor Neil reviews this portion of Daniel's vision which shows the disastrous effect of of ungodly kings and kingdoms on Israel, reminding us to be wary of leaders' smooth rhetoric or attempts at bribery.