The Number of the Beast

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #28 The Number of the Beast “His number is six hundred threescore and six”(Rev. xiii. 18). This remarkable passage of sacred Scripture has suggested a great variety of speculations. Commentators have long since agreed that the “Fourth Beast” of which Daniel wrote represented the Roman Empire; and thither we […]

The Fourth Beast

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #8 The Fourth Beast A fourth beast  —  The Roman empire. No descriptive name given, because it was so ferocious and hideous that none of the beasts of the earth could be compared with it.  The same as the dragon of #Re 13:1,2. “1  and he stood upon the […]

Toes of the Image

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #7 Toes of the Image “His legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay ” (Dan. ii. 33). Daniel says nothing about the toes, and therefore it seems to us to be pushing the symbolism beyond “what is written” to insist upon finding five toe-kingdoms […]