The Little Horn In Daniel

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The Little Horn is a title given to The Antichrist in Daniel. The reference is found in Daniel 7:8 “While I was contemplating the horns, behold, another horn, a little one, came up among them” and Daniel 8:9 “Out of one of them came forth a rather small horn which grew exceedingly great toward the south, toward the east, and toward the Beautiful Land.” The term “horn” is used in Scripture to denote a seat of authority and power; politically and/or militarily. It is interesting to note here that the horn thus described starts small and grows exceedingly. Arthur Pink’s perspective is again helpful. “Little Horn speaks of the lowly political origin of The Antichrist and describes him as he is before he attains governmental supremacy.” (The Antichrist…show more content…
Despite what has been falsely taught by most scholars regarding The Antichrist’s military genius, his military campaigns show that — far from being a “strategic” commander — he is more of a reactionary figure with a campaign strategy resembling the impulsive nature of Donald Trump’s Tweets. Notice this passage from Daniel:
“At the appointed time he will return and come into the South, but this last time it will not turn out the way it did before. For ships of Kittim will come against him; therefore he will be disheartened and will return and become enraged…” (Daniel 11:29)
The statement, “it will not turn out as it did before” implies from the aforementioned verses that this military campaign will not be a success. Daniel continues,
“But rumors from the East and from the North will disturb him, and he will go forth with great wrath to destroy and annihilate many. He will pitch the tents of his royal pavilion between the seas and the beautiful Holy Mountain; yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.” (Daniel
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Is not The Antichrist powerful? And does it not say somewhere that he will understand “dark sentences” (occult riddles). Yes. But The Bible makes it clear in Daniel 8:24 and elsewhere that, “He will be mighty, but not by his own power.” At some point, probably half way through the tribulation period, Satan will possess The Antichrist. Understand that his power and intelligence will at some point be guided by Lucifer himself; a being The Bible described in Isaiah 14 as “full of wisdom”. This is already happening at some level. I believe this all plays into the deception of that age and humanity’s willingness to take the Mark of the
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