1. It was to arise among the 10 divisions of
Roman Empire (Da 7:8)
2. It would destroy 3 of the 10 kingdoms (Da 7:8)
Heruli (493AD),Vandals (534AD), Ostrogoths
(538AD). The other seven still with us -
3. It would speak great words against Most High
(Da 7:25;Rev 13:6). "The Pope is of so great
dignity and so exalted that he is not a mere
man, but as it were God, and the vicar of
Dictionary,art. On The Pope. (The official
title, Vicarius Filii Dei, adds up to 666 in
Latin, Hebrew and Greek).
4. It would wear out the saints (Da7:25;Rev13:7)
"That the Church of Rome has shed more
innocent blood than any other institution
that has ever existed among mankind, will be
questioned by no Protestant who has a
competent knowledge of history..."W.E.H.Lecky,
History of the Rise and Influence of the
Spirit of Rationalism in Europe, vol.2 p.32
5. It would be guilty of blasphemy
(Rev13:6;Da7:25). The church claims the Pope
is God, Mary as Mediator, that the priests
"create God" in the Eucharist, that she
dictates to Heaven, etc.
6. It would attempt to change the law of God
(Da 7:25). She deleted the 2nd commandment,
"changed the 4th"(Officially from Saturday
to Sunday at the Council of Laodicea in
364AD), and split the 10th.
7. It would exercise power over all kindreds,
tongues, nations (Rev13:7). The nations of
the world send ambassadors to the Roman
8. The dragon would give his power, seat and
great authority to this beast (Rev 13:2). The
Caesars gave their power,seat, authority to
the Bishop of Rome.
9. It would continue in world domination 1260
years.(Rev13:5;Da7:25). After defeating
Ostrogoths, she rose to power until 1798 AD.
10.It would receive mortal wound (Rev13:3).
Napoleon's general Berthier entered Rome and
kidnapped the Pope, who died in exile.
11.It would amaze the whole world, for its deadly
wound would be healed.(Rev13:3) On Feb.11,1929
Mussolini signed a concordat restoring place
of the Papacy. Both The Church and the S.F.
Chronicle referred to this as healing the