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BIBLE STUDY: (Part Three) Learning How To Recognize The King Of The North, The Beast Of Revelation; And The Abomination Of Desolation

Do you KNOW where YOU are now in Biblical Prophecy? You should! Jesus Christ has much to say to us, about the Last and Final Resurrection of the Holy Roman Empire; and another ten kings who will each give their power, for three and a half years before the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ, to an end-time dictator known as “The Beast” (Revelation 17:7-14)!!!

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If you had been following along with us, you would have spent at least four Sabbaths studying Jesus’ Olivet Prophecy (parts 1–4), and learning how to compare Christ’s instructions to other Scriptures in the books of Daniel and Revelation. Of critical importance, we also learned how to develop and prove, a Scripturally correct timeline of end-time events, in order that we could begin to “watch” and “pray always”, over un-folding prophecy, just as Jesus commanded us to do!

Because Jesus told us, these events would spring suddenly upon an unsuspecting and unprepared world (Luke 21:34-36); we spent another two Sabbaths studying how to recognize the King of The North, The Beast, and The Abomination of Desolation; by learning to compare historic events of the past, and to Biblical Prophecies – some fulfilled in part, and some yet to be fulfilled in our very near future! We broke our study, deliberately, to learn about the modern Jewish celebration of the holiday “Hanukkah”, and to incorporate its history into our Biblical research (Matthew 6:33-34 / 1 Kings 3:5-15 / Psalm 111:1-10, 112:1-3 / Revelation 17:9-10, 13:18 / Daniel 2:44 / Revelation 1:1-3). www.onug.us

Jesus told us to know why the Jews observe this day; and to remember that “why” each year at this time. That is why we preach meat in due season (Genesis 1:30 / Psalm 104:21, 27, 145:15 / Matthew 24:42-51).

Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, has given us 66 Books to teach us, His wise servants - How to Watch, Where to Watch, When to Watch, and Why to Watch world events; so that we could PREPARE ourselves now (or grow up / mature in the Word) and be READY for His Triumphant Return! If we are Faithful and Wise, we will make sure we are eating our meat in due season (Matthew 4:4 / Luke 4:4 / Deuteronomy 8:3 / Luke 21:37-38); and eating it on each Sabbath Day, and on every one of the seven annual Holy Days! The difference between the 5 five foolish virgins and the five wise virgins is not whether or not they know God’s Truth / His Gospel Plan; the virgins all know the Truth! The Wise Virgins revel in the Truth, they research the Truth, they grow in the Truth, and they are about their Father’s Business in sharing that Truth!

Over time; when we are seasoned, or become fully grown or “old salts” (Matthew 5:13 / Mark 9:50 / Job 6:6), we too will be tasked with giving or feeding God’s Flock - meat in due season (John 21:12-19). We should choose to be wise servants, and wise stewards of God’s Word (Proverbs 14:35 / Proverbs 22:6 / Ephesians 6:4)!!! Our job is to show the people of this world that God the Father LOVES them; that God wants to gather all nations (his children) together - to nurture them, and to teach them His Ways (1 John 4:17-19); and this God will eventually do!

Satan uses and profanes the Divine Correction of God, especially in these last days; to provoke the world to wrath and anger toward God! Insurance companies now call natural disasters, “acts of god” – when the Bible is clear, that if we build our houses and our lives on God’s Truth (or the Giant Boulder – Petra of Christ); we will stand against all the ill effects that exist in a world fallen from God’s grace and blessings! Satan, not God; is the real cause of everything bad in this life!!!

God’s Saints, His Wise Virgins, must have the spiritual seasoning of Wisdom and Love to correctly teach this world God’s Gospel Plan! Let’s go back to Job 6:6. Do you see how God uses His Saints, His Spirit and His Wisdom – in LOVE, to teach the world to EAT EVERY WORD that proceeds from the mouth of God? We use SALT! The world does NOT want to know or to admit that a Day of Reckoning is coming – all according to God’s Timing and His Plan! The world’s ministers teach and preach smooth things to their flocks – they teach the other ostriches to bury their heads in the sand (Job 6:7)! As Job says, “These afflictions my soul refuses to touch! Such things are like diseased food to me (they are sickening and repugnant)!”

Most Churches ignore the end time prophecies of the Bible; they pretend that the Wrath of God will not come! For those who do touch on this subject; they build in a mystical “rapture” theology that will somehow alleviate those who have been taught to ignore God’s Law, by perverting grace, from any consequence of sin! They believe God will float them off to heaven, where they will not be tread upon by Christ - in His Winepress of Wrath (John 3:13 / Matthew 5:5 / John 13:36 / John 8:21 / Ecclesiastes 9:1-6 / Daniel 12:1-4 / 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 / Isaiah 14:7-16 / 1 Corinthians 15:20-23, 34-58 / 2 Corinthians 5:8 / Hebrew 11:13, 39-40 / John 3:1-16 / 1 John 3:1-3 / Revelation 21:1-8)! We teach God’s Plan, God’s Way, with LOVE; but with the sharp two-edged Sword of Truth (Ezekiel 18:20-32 / Malachi 3:6 / Hebrews 13:8)!!! There is coming a day, in which those who sin against God, MUST PAY! And that payment is DEATH (Matthew 16:26-27 / Romans 2:6-11 / Numbers 15:30-41). It is time for us to get serious about what God says He wants us to do; if for no other reason than we know that God is VERY SERIOUS about what He is going TO DO (Psalm 111:10)!!! www.onug.us

Remember The Sabbath!!!

It is time for God’s Saints to remember Exodus 20:8-11 and Isaiah 58:13-14!!! May we all renew our passion to Bless and Hallow God’s Sabbaths again as a time each week, when and where, we are called to assemble before The King (Matthew 18:19-20); and to keep our feet from desecrating His Holy Time, and delight ourselves in Honoring our Father - by doing His Ways, finding His pleasure, and speaking His Words on a Day set apart as Holy by Him! If we do this, we will soon learn that it is one of our biggest weapons against becoming part of Satan’s end-time, world ruling government. It is our guarantee that we will escape the tribulation that is coming upon the whole world! It is our guarantee that we are set apart as Holy to God (Revelation 2:1-11)!!! Let us return to our first love, repent, and do the first works! Amen!

The King of The North:

In Part Two of this Study, we compared both Scripture and history to prove just how Hitler and Mussolini combined to represent the ninth of ten horns, or ten kings, which God had predicted would arise, leading up to the Last Days. We also saw how Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy became the sixth of seven heads, mountains, or revivals of the Holy Roman Empire that were predicted long ago, by both the Prophet Daniel and the Apostle John!

Did you know that both Hitler and Himmler had a soft spot for Islam? Hitler, on  several occasions, verbally fantasized that if the Saracens had not been stopped at the Battle of Tours, in north-central France, in October 732 A.D.; that Islam would have spread through the European continent, and that according to Hitler - would have been a good thing, since “Jewish Christianity” wouldn’t have gone on to poison Europe! Hitler was of the opinion that Christianity doted on weakness and suffering, while Islam extolled strength! Himmler, in a January 1944 A.D. speech, called Islam “a practical and attractive religion for soldiers,” with its promise of paradise and beautiful women for brave martyrs after their death. “This is the kind of language a soldier understands,” Himmler gushed! Nazi leaders thought, Muslims would see that the Germans were their blood brothers: loyal, iron-willed, and most important, convinced that Jews were the evil that most plagued the world. “Do you recognize him, the fat, curly-haired Jew who deceives and rules the whole world and who steals the land of the Arabs?” demanded one of the Nazi pamphlets dropped over North Africa (a million copies were printed). “The Jew,” the pamphlet explained, was the evil King Dajjal from Islamic tradition, who in the world’s final days was supposed to lead 70,000 Jews from Isfahan, in apocalyptic battle against Isa (often identified with Jesus); but according to the Reich Propaganda Ministry, was none other than Hitler himself!!! Germany produced reams of leaflets like this one, often quoting the Quran on the subject of Jewish treachery. We, in this regard, are about to see history repeating itself shortly!

Recently, a poster was seen prominently displayed at a subway entrance, by New York City’s Columbus Traffic Circle. It read, “Jew-hatred is in the Quran.” The poster had a photograph of Hitler with the notoriously anti-Jewish Mufti al-Husaini of Palestine, who was mistakenly labeled “the leader of the Muslim world.” The truth is a bit more complex: The mufti made himself useful to the Nazis as a propagandist, but had little influence in most Muslim regions. Still back in the 1940’s A.D., few Muslims believed Nazi claims that Hitler was the protector of Islam, much less the Twelfth Imam, as one Reich pamphlet suggested. However, like our modern subway poster; many Muslims were, and still are attracted to anti-Jewish propaganda, and will forge loose alliances to achieve their common goals! Toward the end of World War II, the Muslims sensed correctly that the Nazis wanted Muslims to fight and die for Germany. As Rommel approached Cairo, Egyptians started to get nervous! They knew that the Germans were not coming to liberate them, but instead wanted to make the Muslim world part of their own burgeoning world empire. In the end, more Muslims wound up fighting for the Allies than for the Axis; and we in our not too distant future - shall also witness this very same dynamic, as the future battles begin between the next King of The North and the King of The South!!!

The Last Horn:

Now we look at our yet future, “Last Horn” (the tenth horn or king), the “Last Head” (the seventh head or revival), and the ten toes of the feet of the Image in Daniel chapter 2 – or another ten kings (who have yet to become the dominant world rulers) - who will each give their power to the end-time dictator known as “The Beast”, just prior to the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ (Revelation 17:7-14)!!!

Just as the Giant image, which God gave to King Nebuchadnezzar to see in a dream (Daniel chapter 2), had two legs and two feet; so the Roman Empire has had two divisions – whether they were in Rome and her provinces, or a Western Empire with a capital in Rome – and an Eastern Empire with a capital in Constantinople. The final resurrection of The Holy Roman Empire, should also have it legs and toes split between East and West. Whether they are nations that we would recognize today, or kingdoms of nations (or ethnic groups) that just don’t exactly mix (like miry clay and iron do not mix), we cannot know for sure – just yet. But we watch, and we compare what Scripture tells us, to current events daily!

Considering everything God has shown us so far, in this Study; it is very likely that the ten horns, or the ten kings, will inhabit areas ruled by the former Roman Empire and its subsequent revivals - of which we have been learning! It is a vast region, as we have seen. At its height of dominance and power, Rome ruled from England and Spain in the West, to Northern Mesopotamia in the East (Iraq, Kuwait, and Syria), and down to North Africa in the South.

God helps us narrow the field, by giving us insight through the prophet Daniel. The King of The North, will be Rome’s last chance at world dominance – and it will most probably be centered in Europe, the hub of Roman Culture, Law, and Heritage! The next leader to unite the peoples of Europe will constitute the "beast" mentioned in Daniel and Revelation! He will be the “The King of The North” mentioned in Daniel chapter 11! This King of The North is going to eventually move to Mount Zion in Jerusalem, where he will rule with a False Prophet who will work great miracles! It is then that the Abomination that makes Desolate will be set up (Daniel 11:31 / Matthew 24:15-22)!

What is this abomination (Daniel 12:11-13)?

Daniel's original warning to us (Daniel 12:11; 9:27) has more than one fulfillment, as we have seen is often the case with Biblical Prophecy. The first took place in 168 B.C., on the 25th day of the month Kislev (November-December in the Roman calendar). With the help of his army; Syrian King Antiochus Epiphanes erected an altar to the Greek god Zeus on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, and offered swine upon it. This intensified the Jewish resistance, as we read about in our Hanukkah Study, leading to the Maccabean revolt. Once the Jews retook Jerusalem, they cleansed and rededicated the Temple in 165 B.C., an act commemorated each year on Hanukkah.

In 63 B.C., Roman General Pompey desecrated the Temple by brazenly entering the Holy of Holies to see the image of the Jewish God, and found it empty of any idols. He did not plunder the Temple furnishings or treasury; and the next day ordered the temple cleansed, and the Jewish rituals to resume! The “Abomination of Desolation” spoken of by Jesus (Matthew 24:15) is the desecration of the Temple and the destruction of Jerusalem by the Roman armies in 70 A.D., after the Jews rebelled. This time, the Temple was completely destroyed by the Roman legions, and not one stone was left on another, as Jesus prophesied (Matthew 24:2 / Luke 19:43-44). But Jesus intended yet another fulfilment of Daniel’s prophecy in the time of the end!

The Destruction of The Temple – Eyewitness Accounts of Josephus and Titus Agree With Jesus!!!

"It [Jerusalem with its walls] was so thoroughly laid even with the ground by those that dug it up to the foundation, that there was left nothing to make those that came thither believe it [Jerusalem] had ever been inhabited" (The Jewish War VII. 1,1).

“They had cut down all the trees, that were in the country that adjoined to the city, and that for ninety stadia round about [for nearly ten miles], as I have already related. And truly, the very view itself was a melancholy thing. Those places that were before adorned with trees and pleasant gardens were now become a desolate country in every way, and its trees were all cut down. Nor could any foreigner that had formerly seen Judaea and the most beautiful suburbs of the city, and now saw it as a desert, but lament and mourn sadly at so great a change. For the war had laid all signs of beauty quite waste. Nor, if any one that had known the place before, and had come on a sudden to it now, would he have known it again. But though he were at the city itself, yet would he have inquired for it notwithstanding" (The Jewish War VI. 1,1, the Whiston translation). www.onug.us

The Wailing Wall of today is NOT part of the original Temple!!! After A.D.70, people would have seen utter desolation in all directions. Every stone of every building and wall in Jerusalem was dislodged from its original position and thrown down to the ground. Josephus provides reasonable accounts of later events after the war was over to show how this complete destruction was accomplished. Much of the destruction came after the war had ceased. For six months after the war, Josephus tells us that the Tenth Legion "dug up" the ruins of the houses, buildings and walls looking for plunder. They systematically excavated beneath the foundations of the ruined buildings and houses (they had many of the Jewish captives do the work for them). They also had the whole area turned upside down looking for gold and other precious metals that became molten when the fires were raging. This caused the precious metals to melt and flow into the lower crevices of the stones. Even the foundation stones contained melted gold from the great fires that devoured Jerusalem. This plundering of every former building or wall in the municipality of Jerusalem resulted in the troops overturning (or having the remaining Jewish captives overturn for them) and displacing every stone within the city of Jerusalem!!!

This continual digging up of the city occurred over a period of several months after the war. History records that after an absence of about four months, Titus returned to Jerusalem from Antioch, and once again viewed the ruined city. Josephus records what Titus saw:

"As he came to Jerusalem in his progress [in returning from Antioch to Egypt], and compared the melancholy condition he saw it then in, with the ancient glory of the city [compared] with the greatness of its present ruins (as well as its ancient splendor). He could not but pity the destruction of the city…. Yet there was no small quantity of the riches that had been in that city still found among the ruins, a great deal of which the Romans dug up; but the greatest part was discovered by those who were captives [Jewish captives were forced by the Roman troops to dig up the stones of their own city looking for gold], and so they [the Romans] carried it away; I mean the gold and the silver, and the rest of that most precious furniture which the Jews had, and which the owners had treasured up under ground against the uncertainties of war." The Wailing Wall of today is NOT part of the original Temple!

Three Years After The War That Leveled EVERY Stone - Another Account Of The Complete Desolation of Jerusalem:

Eleazar, the Last Jewish commander at Masada, related what happened to Jerusalem, three years after the war was finished. His eyewitness account of how the Romans preserved Fort Antonia (the Haram) among the ruins of the city is remarkable, and virtually unknown today by those who visit the Holy Lands today! Remember, it was Eleazar who spoke to the 960 Jewish people who were going to commit suicide rather than fall into the hands of General Silva; who was on the verge of capturing the Fortress of Masada. Commander Eleazar lamented over the sad state of affairs that everyone present had witnessed now that the war with the Romans was over. Jerusalem was to him a disastrous spectacle of utter ruin. There was only one thing that was still standing; this was the Camp of the Romans that Titus had permitted to remain - as a monument of humiliation over the Mother City of the Jews! Eleazar acknowledged that this military encampment had been in Jerusalem before the war, and that Titus let it continue after the war! The retention of this single Camp of the Romans, according to Eleazar, was a symbol of the victory that Rome had achieved over the Jewish people. Let’s read some of his words which are recorded for all to see in The Jewish War VII. 8, 7!!! www.onug.us

“And where is now that great city [Jerusalem], the metropolis of the Jewish nation, which was fortified by so many walls round about, which had so many fortresses and large towers to defend it, which could hardly contain the instruments prepared for the war, and which had so many ten thousands of men to fight for it? Where is this city that was believed to have God himself inhabiting therein? It is now demolished to the very foundations, and hath nothing left but that monument of it preserved, I mean the camp of those [the Romans] that hath destroyed it, which still dwells upon its ruins; some unfortunate old men also lie ashes upon the Temple [the Temple was then in total ruins — all of it had been burnt to ashes], and a few women are there preserved alive by the enemy, for our bitter shame and reproach."

What Eleazar saw and wrote about is an eyewitness account of the state of Jerusalem in the year A.D.73. His words are of critical importance to Followers of Christ today – that is why God has preserved them!!! Commander Eleazar wrote that the City of Jerusalem and all its Jewish fortresses had indeed been demolished "to the very foundations"!!! There was nothing left of the City or the Temple! This is exactly what Jesus prophesied would happen; and is exactly what is going to happen AGAIN (Zechariah 14:1-2)!!!

Eleazar mentions the "wholesale destruction" of the city. He said that God had "abandoned His most holy city to be burnt and razed to the ground" (The Jewish War VII. 8,6 Loeb translation). Commander Eleazar concludes his eyewitness account by stating: "I cannot but wish that we had all died before we had seen that holy city demolished by the hands of our enemies, or the foundations of our Holy Temple dug up, after so profane a manner!!!" (The Jewish War VII.8, 7).

Now YOU know that the very foundation stones that comprised the Temple complex (including its walls) had been uprooted and demolished. They were then "dug up" and not even the lower courses of base stones were left in place. According to Eleazar, the only thing left in the Jerusalem area was a single Roman Camp (or Fortress) that still hovered (higher elevation) triumphantly over the ruins of the City and the Temple. He said that Jewish Jerusalem "hath nothing left"!!! The only thing continuing to exist was the "monument" (a single monument) preserved by Titus – “the camp of those that destroyed it [Jerusalem], which still dwells upon its ruins.”

According to Josephus, the main military establishment in Jerusalem prior to the war was Fort Antonia located to the north of the Temple (which is now the Haram esh-Sharif – or where the Dome of the Rock is today)!!! Haram was considered Roman property even before the war with the Jews began. Because Antonia was the property of Rome, they had no reason to destroy something that already was theirs! This is where Pilate was when Jesus was brought from the Temple to appear before him! This is why Titus left Fort Antonia (the Haram esh-Sharif / the sanctuary fortress or sanctuary of strength) and its walls in tact! We can still see them today, with a golden dome built upon them!!!

The Dome of the Rock sits upon the ruins of the Old Roman Fort; The Wailing Wall is NOT the last remains of Solomon’s Temple! God’s Temple was located to the right of the wall on this photo.

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A short time before Christ returns, armies will once again surround Jerusalem and an “abomination” will be done on the Temple Mount. As Matthew 24:21 says, this act inaugurates the time of Great Tribulation. At that time, the saints in Jerusalem are told to flee to the mountains for safety (Matthew 24:16; Luke 21:20-21). Invading armies will again perform a blasphemous rite, and an idol will be erected in the Temple precincts, as in the former desolation. In the Old Testament, "abomination" is often synonymous with an "idol" (Daniel 11:45 / Revelation 13:11-18). So we can see here that the Beast will build a temple to himself on the Mount of Olives, after stopping the sacrifices and defiling the altar; once this temple is completed, the false prophet who can call down fire from heaven, will convince the world to make an image to the beast – this image placed in the temple will have supernatural abilities to both speak and kill those who do not worship the Beast!

Let’s now refer our chart: The Olivet Prophecy and The Seven Seals of Revelation (attached at the end of this Bible Study) to help us “see” the timelines we are going to discuss in a visual format.

Never before has mankind been able to understand these three periods of time: 1,260 days; 1,290 days; and 1,335 days – because as the angel spoke, and as Daniel wrote, “the Words are sealed till the end of time” and “none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand” (Daniel 12:8-10)! If we are understanding these Words and these times now; we must be in the “end of time” and we must be “wise” (as the Bible defines the term – or in other words, we are being obedient to the Law of our God, and are having the Mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven explained to us – right now! Matthew 13:11)!!!

If we, as part of God’s Church, or Body of end-time followers of Christ; not only know God’s Truth, but are ALSO doing the WORK that Christ gave us to do (keeping the Sabbath and preaching and teaching God’s Gospel Plan as He has given His Church to understand it) – we WILL have a Divine Blessing pronounced on us (Daniel 12:12)! If, and that is a big if; if we are about our Father’s business – obediently preaching the Gospel, right up until the time that the King of The North seizes Jerusalem – we will be sealed in our foreheads (Revelation 7:1-3). If you are still “gathering your sticks” on the Sabbath, stop it!!! These are the people (to include 144,000 direct descendants of Abraham) that will go to a Place of Safety, and will still be alive at the Return of Christ (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 / 1 Corinthians 15:51-53)! These are those (how I want to be in that number!) who are sealed, and then wait and endure the 1,335 days until Christ's coming!!!

God’s Word says no one can know the day or the hour of His Coming (Matthew 24:36 / Mark 13:32 / Acts 1:7); so we probably will not be able to know the exact day we are sealed, or exactly when the 1,335 days begin, until well after we are in our Place of Safety – maybe not even then! This time will begin, and will be counted by God, when the Beast’s united Europe shall appear – as the Final and Seventh revival of the Holy Roman Empire – led by The King of the North (Daniel 11:21, 31)!

The Blessing of the 1,335 days (Daniel 12:12), is the same spoken of by Jesus in Matthew 24:13! This time of Blessing or Sealing, comes at the end of a previous three and a half year time period, of an unprecedented opportunity for God’s Church to preach the True Gospel Worldwide (Matthew 24:14)! Do you see now why “The Gospel”, cannot just be that watered down version that churches teach today of, “Jesus Saves”? It is the REAL Gospel of The Kingdom of God – that God’s Kingdom is coming physically to this very earth, ruled by Jesus Christ and His Saints, to teach all nations to again OBEY God’s Law, to keep God’s Holy Days, and to walk in God’s Way as Jesus and all the Saints did before they became spirit beings!!! It is the same Gospel that the First Century Church of God preached; not that we are going to g to heaven if we accept Christ, but the True Gospel that God the Father is going to return to a purified earth, and dwell forever, here, with Jesus and all the rest of His Children (Revelation 21:1-8)!!!

The 1,335 days will begin when the King of The North is revealed as The Beast (Daniel 11:28-30); this will happen 45 days before the sacrifices are stopped, and 75 days before the start of the Great Tribulation. When Satan crowns the King of The north as “The Beast”; God Seals His Servants and makes them “off limits” to Satan (Revelation 12:7-17). The start of the 1,335 days will signal the conclusion of the Church’s End-Time organized work of Preaching and Teaching; and is when the Church goes to a Place of Safety (Amos 8:11-13). God will use His Two Witnesses – as well as a few other Martyr Saints who must also be killed during this time to preach His Truth (Daniel 11:32-36)!

Just as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse began at the Resurrection of Christ, and continue on today, not yet in their full Biblical proportions; so too we may see a famine “begin” in the preaching of the True Gospel, in our time – before the King of The North takes full power. Those who are called by God to know and preach His Word, are few indeed in this world today. But we are not yet restricted, except in a few instances, from preaching whatsoever we wish through most printed and electronic media. This may change in the months and years ahead…

 In the United States, we may see FCC “net neutrality” rules used as a government tool, if and when certain politicians are “offended” by God’s Truth. They may use new laws and regulations to attempt to stop or restrict what God’s Church can preach or publish (Acts 5:27-42). On August 11, 2011, the Prime Minister of England, David Cameron publicly stated that he wanted Scotland Yard to consider stopping suspected rioters from having the ability to utilize “social media” that involved the use of the internet. Discerning Followers of Christ should be praying that God allows His People to preach His Message BOLDLY, as the Apostles did; until the 1,335 days begin. Until then, we should not let godless politicians use net neutrality, The Patriot Act, national security, or any other guise to stop God’s Church from preaching and proclaiming Biblical Truths!!!

We live in a time where computers allow governments to increase their surveillance of groups they consider to be a present or future threat; this surveillance or “intelligence” will assist the Beast when he rises to power in persecuting the Followers of Christ who have not been sealed (Daniel 11:30). May we be bold enough, in that time, to continue to warn the world of what the soon coming results of their sins will be; and to teach them who the King of The North really is, as we see him begin to fulfill the prophecies of Daniel chapter 11. God’s Church has never been “Religiously Correct” according to the mainstream churches in the world; we are about to become “Politically Incorrect” too – on a major scale, as we enter into the final phase of God’s End-Time Work for His Church!

The Future King of the North:

By now, you should be clear in your understanding, that the leader of the ten-horned Beast of Revelation 13:1-10, and the one called 666 in Revelation 13:10 is also the one who is the final or yet future “King of the North”. In Daniel 11:21, we see the original, typical fulfillment to Antiochus Epiphanes - there shall stand up a vile person. Using our understanding of the Biblical principle of duality, we see that before the Second Coming of Christ; a vile leader will come to power, who will stop the daily sacrifices being offered on the Temple Mount. This is the same prophecy spoken by Jesus (Luke 21:20-24). This same leader is described in Daniel 8:19, 23-26. He is the Beast that the ten kings give their power to in Revelation 17:12-13. We are getting very close to this time in our modern history!!!

In Daniel 8:23 we read, “And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.” This implies that the King of The North will rise up when God has had enough of the increasing immorality and lawlessness in western nations like the United States (those who are made up of the tribes of Israel). As the Immorality and paganism increases in Anglo-Saxon (Saxon or Sac’s sons / Isaac’s sons) nations, it will get to the point where the King of The North will rise up – then God Help Us!!!

First a Prince; then a King…

Join us next week as we begin to look for the King of The North among world leaders that sit in authority today! Could the Beast be coming to power right now? Who among those who govern already has the Biblical qualifications that Jesus said the King of The North or The Beast would have? Luke 21:35-36!!! 

The First Century Church of God is still alive and well; and we are still about our Father’s Business! Thank you for joining One Nation Under God Ministries (www.onug.us) today in the Study of God’s Word! We so enjoyed having you here; and we hope to see you again next Sabbath!!! Please stay in touch! In Jesus Christ’s Mighty Name, Peace!

                                      - submitted by R. C. Brown III

One Nation Under God Ministries                                                                           www.onug.us

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The sad state of affairs today is that the vast majority of Americans are Bible illiterates (Hosea 4:6). They simply have never read the book which they profess to regard as the “Word of God”. If we are to change this, we must begin using the Bible as our primary source of education, to learn about God and His teachings (Matthew 6:33).

If you have never faithfully kept God’s seventh day Sabbath holy or God’s Holy Days, the way Jesus Christ did – in the flesh, and in the fellowship of other followers of the Son of Man (Hebrews 10:25); we invite you to obediently enter into God’s rest today, and to keep the Feasts of the LORD (Hebrews 4:1-11 / Leviticus 23:1-44)! Contact us to find out where we fellowship and worship God, in your area, on His Sabbath Days (Exodus 31:12-18). We would love to hear from you and help get you started!

Join us on-line each Sabbath and Holy Day at www.onug.us where you can download our Bible Studies, or join us on facebook to listen in to our live webinar each week.

You may write to us at:

One Nation Under God Ministries

P.O. Box 111960

Naples, Florida 34108 U.S.A.

You can telephone us at: (239) 353 – 1303

Or e-Mail us at: one_nation_under_god_usa@msn.com

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”But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my Father are one” (John 10:26-30).

Christians must learn to read the Bible, interpret the scriptures according to Biblical principles (Isaiah 28:10, 13), and begin to apply the precepts they learn in their walk with God. Individual study is essential; coupled with fellowship times of group study, worship, and discussions of personal insights and observations.

We strive, each Saturday, to foster an open and welcoming atmosphere where Spirit led confirmation, clarification, questions, and correction can be made in the fellowship of other students of God’s Word.

One Nation Under God (www.onug.us) is working to unify the body of Christ in the worship of God the Father, in the way Jesus showed us to - in Spirit and in Truth! We strive to promote rediscovery of American History, and renew in current generations the Vision and the Covenant of our Founding Fathers.

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NEVER A COST - All of our Bible Studies, are mailed FREE, worldwide to anyone that asks.

“And when He had called unto Him His twelve disciples, He gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease… And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.  Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, Nor scrip for your journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat”                     – Jesus Christ (Matthew 10:1, 7-10).

PRISON MINISTRY - Is there anyone you know in jail or in prison who may like to begin receiving our FREE weekly Bible Studies? Please let us know, we would be happy to share the Good News of God’s Coming Kingdom with them!

TITHES, OFFERINGS, & DONATIONS – We gratefully acknowledge and thank every one of you, led by God, to support this ministry! All of our Bible Studies, Booklets, mailing costs, and internet ministry expenses are paid for by the Tithes, Offerings, and Donations of our church membership, and by others just like you, who partner with us to help preach The Gospel in these last days!

We Pray Daily for all of you who come alongside us and continue to support this work; and we ask that you to join us in also Praying for all those around the world, to whom God’s Word will be sent - by our collective efforts! Please Pray with us; and Please Pray for us!

For those who wish to financially contribute to this Work, you may do so:

- Online at www.onug.us - just click the “Donate” button.

 - In the United States, checks and money orders may be made payable to: One Nation Under God Ministries

 - From outside the U.S.A., payments may be made to: The Church of One Nation Under God International, P.O. Box 111960, Naples, Florida 34108, U.S.A.