Antiochus IV Epiphanes was the eighth in a succession of twenty-six kings who ruled from 175—164 BC over the Syrian section of Alexander’s empire.
Revelation chapter 13 introduces us to two beasts. The first beast is the Antichrist and he will rise up out of the sea (Revelation 13:1); a symbol in the book of Revelation for peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues (Revelation 17:15).
Israel was sub-servant to the power of the Roman empire and their hopes were pinned on the Laws given to Moses and could not see past the rituals that shadowed the coming Messiah.
In times past, I wrote of the coming of a One World Religion that may be headed up by none other than the Roman Catholic Church and it’s pope.
The Bible has a great deal to say about the subject of money. With over 250 verses about money, the Word of God shows how it influences nearly every facet of our lives.