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Article: Will Germany & Syria Sleep Together?

December 21, 2016

Will Germany & Syria Sleep Together?

by: Bill Perkins

 

Traditionally it has been taught that the 10 Kings of Daniel and Revelation
will be 10 nations from the European Union-- but the Bible says differently!

The Bible states clearly that in the latter days there will be ten kings--dead in the center of the events in the 70th Week of Daniel.

 

       "As for the ten horns, out of this kingdom
        ten kings
will arise;" 
Dan. 7:24
 
       "And the ten horns which you saw are
        ten kings
,
who have not yet received a
        kingdom, but they receive authority as
        kings with the beast for one
hour."  Rev. 17:12

 

These ten kings first show up in the image of the beast in Daniel 2. A typical, and accurate, description by Biblically sound Bible prophecy teachers usually looks something like this:
Daniel's Image

Daniel 2's image is a Gentile time-line of the entire future of man on earth. It accurately predicts the four major kingdoms that will rule the world  from the time the prophecy was given until until Christ sets up his Millennial Kingdom on earth.

The Daniel 2 prophecy was so specific and accurate, covering thousands of years, that Bible critics claimed it must have been written "after the fact." Fortunately, the O.T. was translated into Greek in 250 BC, along with Daniel's prophecies.

As predicted, Babylon (the head of the image), who ruled the known world at the time, was conquered by the Meads/Persians (the two arms), who were conquered by Greece (the belly), who was conquered by Rome (the legs).

Rome eventually split and had two capitals-- Rome (West) and Constantinople (East). This division is represented by the two legs in Daniel's image.

Roman Emp East-West Map

As you can see in the map above, the Roman area ruled by Rome in the west was an area quite distinct from the Roman area ruled by Constantinople in the east.

The toes in Daniel's image represent the same Ten Kings of Daniel 7 and Rev 17. They are the Kings who will come together, post-Rapture, and make a peace treaty with Israel for seven years (Daniel 9:24-27).

But one important factor has been overlooked by almost everyone teaching these verses. There are only five toes coming out of the European side of the statue, not 10. The other five toes come from the eastern leg, the Arabs.

Dan with 5 toes each

This explains why the Bible says the two groups are completely different and won't adhere to each other.

     "And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron
      and partly of clay, so some of the kingdom will be
      strong and part of it will be brittle. And in that you
      saw the iron mixed with common clay, they will
      combine with one another in the seed of men; but they will not adhere to one another, even as iron does not combine with pottery." Dan 2:42-43
     

The Europeans and the Arabs will be forced into an uncomfortable and quite shaky seven year agreement. This alliance is brought about by the reemergence of Israel as a powerhouse in the post-Rapture chaos.  

At that time Israel will have begun wiping out the nations around her  with her powerful army.

      "In that day I will make the clans of Judah like a
       firepot among pieces of wood and a flaming torch
       among sheaves, so they will consume on the right
       hand and on the left all the surrounding peoples,
       while the inhabitants of Jerusalem again dwell on
       their own sites in Jerusalem."
Zech. 12:6

       "... an exceedingly great army"  Ezek 37:10
With the Arabs screaming, and Israel having the upper hand, the 10 unequally yoked European and Arab nations will agree to protect Israel... if she will just stop her carnage! Israel agrees to peace from a position of strength!

So who are these 10 nations? Five from Daniel's western leg could be (for example):

1) Germany 
2) France 
3) Italy 
4) Spain 
5) England or Portugal 


From Daniel's eastern leg could be (for example):

1) Iraq 
2) Syria 
3) Turkey 
4) Egypt 
5) Jordan or Saudi Arabia 


Iran will have been wiped out by the Russian/ Iranian invasion--that takes place just after Rapture (Ezek 38 & 39). But who actually ends up in the two groups of five is not 100% clear in scripture...other than the area from which they they come-- Europe or the Middle East.

And don't forget that half-way through the 7 year peace agreement the World Leader's peace treaty is broken and the Jews experience the worst Jewish massacre in all of  history (Dan 9:27; Mat 24:21).

      "for then there will be a great tribulation,
       such as has not occurred since the
       beginning of the world until now, nor
       ever shall." Matt. 24:21

 
And never forget that the Bible says ALL of the end-time nations that come against Israel are  Muslim! Sorta nails down who the enemy is!
 
Bill
 
Bill Perkins is the founder and Executive Director of Compass International, Inc.
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