The Fourth Beast Explained

So, we expect a fifth "balance" present when "Hell" is overlaid with the USA beast as "Death". Revelation reveals how this fifth balance is present inside the institutionalised carnality of the Church. The image system is in place to heal the beast's deadly wound and it is this image that is formed by the action of the little horn upon the churches of revelation through the agency of the ten kings.

The angel explains the vision to Daniel concerning the fourth beast.

-- Click To Expand/Collapse Bible Verses -- Dan ch7:v19-28
Dan 7:19 Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
Dan 7:20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.
Dan 7:21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them;
Dan 7:22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.
Dan 7:23 Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
Dan 7:24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.
Dan 7:25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Dan 7:26 But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Dan 7:27 And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.
Dan 7:28 Hitherto is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart. (KJV)

We may think of the little horn in revelation as constituting the image comprised of the ten kings (which is the interface) between the fourth beast and the Church. (Although the little horn is not explicitly mentioned in revelation, neither is the Church mentioned here.) The little horn itself arises after the ten kings and subdues three kings.(see *)

He speaks great words against the Most High (Christ), seeks to change times (rewinding the church back to OT doctrine thus breaking NT doctrine) and changing laws (From a body under grace to under the law of Moses). Clearly there is some great association with the false prophet and this little horn: yet in revelation the "eighth of the seven" is the scarlet beast (wholly false prophet and fully leavened to the synagogue of satan) and we may safely assume that the little horn is the eighth of the seven heads of the dragon, not an eighth head on the beast from the sea in revelation.

*The little horn is "the eighth and is of the seven". The scarlet beast is comprised of the image system of ten kings and becomes the eighth kingdom of the dragon, as if it were an eighth head. Each of the ten horns of the dragon (Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome, Britain, USSR, Germany, and the USA) were survived by the state of Israel, and the false prophet uses the false doctrine accumulated by Israel throughout it's history.

However, we live in a time when four of these kingdoms coexisted, and it is around this time of coexistence that the state of Israel we know today was set up. (in 1948). The false prophet spirit is one that has condensed the doctrine of these ten kingdoms to just seven consecutive ones, cutting out and re-pasting the doctrine from the first three beasts of Daniel into the last to make a sequence of seven. In this manner, the false prophet and it's agency the "synagogue of satan" is free to leaven the church with false doctrine while the state of Israel is left completely separate from the churches that are being debased by what is essentially an attack of satan from within.

Likewise, the three kingdoms of the first three beasts were made using the same devices of the first four seals that we see employed in the speech of the dragon's dialectic logic (also in place in the image system's device over seven kings under the three-onto-one, as now subdued). It is the device in the image that concerns us as the "fifth balance" of this beast, as "Hell following after".

So, the little horn state of Israel that arises after the ten kingdoms is related to the false prophet that arises and subdues three sets of (NT period) doctrines from Israel to reap the leavened results in the USA. Why? because the USA permits the religious freedom and the international clout necessary to keep the church following after Israel whilst the state backs their ally, all the meantime the false prophet weaves in his false doctrine. Israel will never convert to Christ wholesale, no matter how much false doctrine the churches accept to "honour them".

The image doesn’t stop with the doctrine of the USA, the three subdued kings continue leavening the church with doctrine from the false prophets own cult - the synagogue of satan. This prophet's system where these three kings are free to float amongst the ten is designed to leaven the whole lump, and will do so completely until the judgement begins at the second coming. That is another subject and best left to the interpretation of the image in the book of revelation, as well as in the metamath area under the "mechanics of temptation" section.

That the false prophet or little horn is "stouter" shows he is more resilient, and far from giving this attribute to a young state, we should assert that the "doctrine" (which survived the ten kings) of the false prophet is more resilient, as any one attempting to correct a believer knows; such belief is very deeply ingrained by years of repetitious deception. The saints will be worn down by this continuous assault in a system they have no Godly and righteous control over other than to leave well alone. This system continues until the will of God demands the judgement begin: for a "time" (the octal) "times" (GF(8)* = C7) and "half a time" (K4 or C3 = GF(4)+ or GF(4)*) The knowledge of the time is "sealed under the knowledge of God only".

So,we equate the ten kings with doctrine in Israel's history used to leaven the church by the false prophet (analogous with both the action of the doctrine leavening the church and it's source in the chruch the "synagogue of satan" (and not Israel).)

The beast, with the "fifth balance" is the action of the image over the ten kings that wears down the saints of God and makes war with them and defeats them. The subdued "three kings" form the mind of the beast and the false prophet the "logical part" or "the doctrine". The details are better shown in the revelation text; as the fourth balance is constructed with the institutionalised "image" of the five refining churches and with satan's source of leaven. (Men shall seek death and shall not find it - death shall flee from them. "Death" is contradictory and not able to be constructed - it can only be structurally institutionalised with the "image".) The "fifth" balance due the individual that is part of this construct is the believer in the church/beast system that stays within because "they choose to do so for their own pleasure". They, collectively form the "false prophet".

On an individual scale the "carnal" or "Hell" balance of the faulty believer's heart present inside the "tares" in the church identifies them as "speaking as a dragon", and in the dragon's devices of the seals the collective of these tares or believers "rises up from the earth". They are the ones with the "resilient false doctrine", the practitioners of the dialectic in the churches, and ultimately, those with the number of the beast's name (antichrist - of 666 "bows", opposing the fixed position of truth in Christ.)

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