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Table of Contents for the Book
Daniel and Revelation

Copyright - Daniel and Revelation

Introduction

Part One: End Time Sequence of Daniel and Revelation

The Coming New Jerusalem
Blasphemed by
The Coming Islamic Antichrist

Part One of this book gives an overview of events that should happen during the course of the end times.  Then Parts Two and Three contain a complete commentary on Daniel and Revelation.  This view of eschatology is a literal interpretation and that of future fulfillment.  But it doesn’t fit most of the more dispensational future-fulfillment views of eschatology.  Scriptural reasons for these views will be covered in detail.

The first departure from the traditional is that there are two antichrists.  The world ruler is the first beast and the false prophet of Revelation is the second beast.  From Daniel, we know that the beast is a ruler who does not acknowledge God.  The false prophet, I believe, will be one of the ten kings of the earth and will rule the Islamic middle-east.  He will be considered the Mahdi by Muslims.  The one-world religion will be Islam. 

The second departure from the traditional is that Ezekiel 38 and 39 are two different events occurring at different times.  Ezekiel 38, I believe happens perhaps six months before the seven-year covenant.  This is also the sixth seal of Revelation.  Ezekiel 39, I believe, is Armageddon.

The third departure from the traditional is that the New Jerusalem will appear at the time of Ezekiel 38, which is prior to the seven-year covenant.  This is when Christ appears.  But the resurrection and rapture are not until after seven-year covenant.  Today, the Church is not ready for the rapture.  And it’s not the antichrist who makes this covenant.  Christ makes this covenant of Daniel 9:27, with the Church, to give us seven more years to overcome sin.

Isaiah 17 - An Oracle Concerning Damascus

An Islamic Antichrist is Coming;
No Rapture-Escape from Persecution

Ezekiel 38 (Not 39) Will Unfold;
Psalm 83 Considered

The Pre-Millennial Appearance of the New Jerusalem

The Pre-Tribulation Appearance of the New Jerusalem

The Powerful Delusion;
The Blasphemous Lie of the Antichrist

The 144,000 Are Firstfruits of Fulfilled Israel

Daniel 11 - The Day of the Lord Begins

Daniel 7 - The Building of the World Government

Daniel 8 and 12 - The War in Heaven;
The Abomination of Desolation

Ezekiel 39 - Armageddon

Daniel 12:1-3 - The Resurrection and the Millennial Reign

Part Two: Daniel from the Islamic Antichrist Perspective

This part of the book is a complete commentary on Daniel.  The reader will find this commentary to be significantly different from other commentaries on Daniel.  Some commentaries are futurist oriented while others are preterist oriented.  Both of these traditional views of Daniel understand the legs of iron to be Rome.  This book takes the Islamic antichrist perspective.  From this perspective, the legs of iron is the Islamic Caliphate.  You will find an abundance of Scriptural evidence for this view.

Since Revelation is interpreted in the context of Daniel and other Old Testament books, the Islamic antichrist perspective also has a dramatic impact on the interpretation of Revelation.  I never really understood Revelation clearly until I learned to see Daniel from this perspective.  Thus, this commentary on Daniel is important background information for part three of this book, which is a complete commentary on Revelation. 

A second area in which this commentary diverges from the traditional is in Daniel’s seventy weeks.  The view taken in this commentary is based on the decree of Cyrus as the decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem.  This view has vastly more support in Scripture, as I think you will see, than the traditional views held by both futurists and preterists.  This view of Daniel 9 is also in harmony with the New Wine System, which says the Church must overcome all sinful habits before we can reign with Christ.  But only a few in the Church will have done so by the time Christ returns at the end of the seventy weeks.  Thus Christ confirms a covenant with the many for one more seven (outside of the seventy) in order to give the Church the opportunity to overcome sin.  The majority of the Church goes through the seven-year covenant, which includes the great tribulation.

Every chapter of Daniel relates to the coming antichrists (beasts) of Revelation.  Daniel is all about warning us about the end times.  Most of the visions in Daniel also take on non-traditional views.  I believe it’s because the scroll of Daniel 12 has been opened for this generation to understand that which has been sealed.  Not even Daniel was allowed to understand what we see today.

Daniel Chapters 1-6
Antichrist Type

Daniel Chapters 7-8
End Time Kingdoms

Daniel Chapter 9
The Seventy Weeks

Daniel Chapters 10-12
End Time Vision

Part Three: Revelation from the Islamic Antichrist Perspective

It’s not a good idea to dive into Revelation without first understanding Daniel.  But now that we have studied Daniel, we can proceed into Revelation.  Revelation has more Old Testament allusions than any other New Testament book.  Most scholars know about these references to the Old Testament.  But every traditional interpretation of Revelation chooses to ignore this Old Testament context.  Revelation is packed full of symbols.  And most of the symbols can be found in the Old Testament.  I believe that no interpretation of Revelation is valid without bringing the meaning of these Old Testament symbols into Revelation.  We should not just guess at what a symbol might mean.  Let’s let Scripture interpret Scripture.

Revelation also has a theme.  Each of the seven letters speaks of a reward that is given to those who overcome sin.  Then, every part of Revelation, the seals, the trumpets, and the bowls of wrath, all contribute to this theme.  The Church is not ready for Christ to return.  The Church must overcome all our sinful habits before we are ready to reign with Christ over the nations.  Revelation, and the great tribulation is all about what it takes for the Bride to become ready for the wedding banquet.  This interpretation of Revelation, therefore, is in harmony with the New Wine System, which says that we must complete our journey of sanctification before we can be glorified with celestial bodies.

This view of Revelation is also from the Islamic antichrist perspective.  The legs of iron in Daniel 2 were argued to be the Islamic Caliphate instead of the Roman Empire.  This view of Revelation picks up on that idea.  There are several riddles in Revelation.  Of the seven heads, five have fallen, one is, and one is to come.  The beast once was, now is not, but will come again.  The answers to these riddles begin to make a lot of sense when the Islamic Caliphate is recognized as being the seventh head.  You will find that this interpretation of Revelation brings clarity to every riddle and symbol.

Introduction to Revelation

Revelation 4 – John Sees Heaven

Revelation 5 – The Seals of the Scroll are Broken

Revelation 6 – The Six Seals of the Scroll

Revelation 7 – 144,000 and the Countless Number

Revelation 8-9 – The Trumpet-Plagues

Revelation 9 – The Three Woes

Revelation 10 – The Call to Preach

Revelation 11 – The Building of the Temple

Revelation 12 – The Woman About to Give Birth

Revelation 13 – The Reign of Two Beasts

Revelation 14 – A Summary of the Tribulation

Revelation 15-16 – The Seven Bowls of Wrath

Revelation 17-18 – Mystery Babylon Destroyed

Revelation 19 – Armageddon

Revelation 20 – Amillennialism

Revelation 20 - Dispensationalism

Revelation 20 ---- New Wine Premillennialism

Revelation 20:9-21:8 ---- The New Heavens

Revelation 21:9 - 22 - The New Jerusalem

Problems with the Pre-tribulation Rapture

Problems with Christian Universalism

Problems with Preterism (Past Fulfillment)

Philip Brown
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