Revived Roman Empire

Revived Roman Empire


Daniel's visions of world empires conclude with a sort of "revived Roman Empire" in the last days. The European Union (EU) could very possibly be the head of this final world government. It is located in the same area as the old Roman Empire, and is expanding its influence year by year.

The first step toward the formation of a European superstate was the Benelux Agreement on June 8, 1948. This was a treaty between three very small countries, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Several years later, in 1957, in the city of Rome, and with a document called "The Treaty of Rome," those three countries joined with three other countries, Italy, France, and Germany to make the EEC (European Economic Community) which was called the Common Market for many years. Today the organization is known as the EU (European Union). In 1973 the United Kingdom joined the EU along with Ireland and Denmark, making a total of nine nations. In 1981 Greece became a member of the union.

Spain and Portugal joined in 1986, and in 1995 Austria, Finland and Sweden were added to the official list.

In July of 2008 the EU spawned a related organization known as The Union for the Mediterranean which includes European, Middle Eastern and African nations all around th Mediterranean Sea. A map of all these nations looks very much like the old Roman Empire.

For many years the original 10 nations maintained a separate powerful existence, The Western European Union (WEU), to assist with defense of the EU. It was disbanded in 2011.

At the close of 2008 the United States and the rest of the world were distressed by the greatest economic melt-down since the Great Depression. Our financial weakness could be the reason the United States does not figure prominently in end-times prophecy. As the world rebuilds its financial system there may be less dependence on the U.S., and more trust in the EU.

There are now 28 member states of the union. The success of this European merger is a further impetus to global unity.

Protests and revolutions in various Islamic countries around the Mediterranean Sea since 2011 raise the specter of a new Islamic caliphate that might merge with the European countries where Muslim culture is becoming predominant. Such a coalition would resemble the old Roman Empire at it's greatest extent, and could be what was predicted in Daniel, chapter 2 -the final world empire, symbolized by iron [Rome] and clay [Islamic caliphate]. The Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL) emerged in 2014 with barbaric practices and the stated goal of reestablishing the caliphate.

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Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

Dec. 25, 2015 Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor) released its Decade Forecast earlier this year. Projections from this intelligence organization are highly respected. The report is not encouraging.

In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other prominent countries experiencing a period of chaos and decline.

If Stratfor is correct, Russia will collapse, China will have economic problems, Europe will be divided, Turkey will gain prominence, and the U.S. will decline in power while trying to protect the world from the misuse of nuclear stockpiles that once belonged to Russia but have fallen into wrong hands.
Source: Business Insider
Decade Forecast 2015-2025 - Stratfor Global Intelligence

Significance of a Revived Roman Empire in Prophecy

Forecast in Germany: Overrun with Muslims

Nov. 7, 2015 - Germany already has 20 million Muslims living in the country. An additional 1.5 million refugees are expected to move there from the Middle East and Africa by the end of 2015.

A German political official warned this week that the country is "sliding towards anarchy," possibly even civil war, due to the limitless flow of migrants into the country.

Source: OneNewsNow

'Mediterranean turning into graveyard of migrants’

Sept. 5, 2015 - Because of the crisis of refugees from the war-torn Middle East, Turkey's President Recep Erdogan said, "The Mediterranean is turning into a graveyard of migrants," Europeans have started blocking the mass movement of migrants, and are putting many into refugee camps.

The mass migration in Europe has already surpassed the levels of World War-II with migrants flee unending wars: of President Assad's retaliation against rebels in Syria, of IS expanding its bloodied footprints in Iraq and the Taliban in Afghanistan.

Source: Times of India

Muslim hordes causing chaos in Europe

Sept. 4, 2015 - Hungary closes train routes, U.S. implored to take more Syrians

Protests against the "Islamization" of Europe have broken out in several countries, including Germany and Hungary, and the the protesters have been rebuked in the European media as "bigoted" and "racist" because they want only Christian refugees.

Source: WND

France Prepares For Mass Unrest, Radicalized Immigrants Taking Over Cities

Aug. 27, 2015 -

French security forces are preparing for mass civil unrest and radicalized immigrants taking over entire neighborhoods, according to intelligence sources.

France has some 5 million Muslims in their population. One poll showed that 27 per cent of people there aged 18-24 expressed support for ISIS.

Source: Infowars

The 3 big questions about what happens next in Greece’s debt crisis

July 6, 2015 -

1. Will the ECB let Greece's banks collapse?
2. Will Greece start printing its own money?
3. Will Europe even negotiate with Greece anymore?

Source: Washington Post

US 'poised' to roll heavy weapons into E. Europe: report

June 14, 2015 - Because Russia has annexed Crimea and is threatening the rest of Ukraine, Washington is considering sending heavy weapons for up to 5,000 American troops in several Eastern European and Baltic countries.

The proposal, if approved, would be the first time since the end of the Cold War that the US has had heavy military equipment - including battle tanks - in newer NATO members that were once under Moscow's influence as part of the Soviet Union.

Source: Business Standard
US considers storing heavy weapons in Baltic and Eastern Europe – report - Russian Times

Jordan's Abdullah likens ISIS to Nazis in speech to European Parliament

Mar. 11, 2015 - Jordanian King Abdullah thanked the European Parliament for their "unbeatable courage" in responding to attacks such as those in Paris in January. He had attended memorial services for the slain French satirists of Charlie Hebdo, even though he disagreed with the paper's use of cartoons of Muhammad.

The king compared the Islamic State to Nazism, but encouraged Europeans to help "stop the global rise in Islamophobia."

Source: Jerusalem Post

Ukraine Peace Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal

Feb. 12, 2015 - After a marathon meeting between the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, a compromise cease-fire agreement was finally forged to end the conflict between Ukraine and the Russia-backed separatists that has gone on for 10 months.

Both sides agreed to a cease-fire starting this Sunday. Further talks will be necessary to settle the issue. Forceful negotiating by Russia won the rebels the right to greater autonomy in their eastern Ukraine regions. Russia has not returned control to Ukraine over its border with the separatist regions.

Balazs Jarabik, representing the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, predicted that it will be a fragile agreement.

“The two main things that would elevate this from a truce to a peace deal have not been achieved: closing the border and creating separation between the forces with peacekeepers.”

Source: Wall Street Journal

Charles Krauthammer: 'Decadent' Europe Won't Rise Against Islamists

Feb. 3, 2015 - Commentator Charles Krauthammer told Fox's Bill O'Reilly that the United States must lead the effort against radical Islam because nobody else is willing to do so. He said:
"You do not expect a decadent Europe to actually rise up against its enemies. It didn't in the '30s. It's not going to do it today."
Source: NewsMax

Greece's election of 1st atheist PM a trend in EU?

Feb. 1, 2015 - Ultra-Leftist Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the first atheist prime minister of Greece.
Within the European Union (EU) at least two other nations are being led by politicians who have made public proclamations identifying themselves as atheists, according to a Quartz survey analyzing statements given publicly by leading European politicians divulging their beliefs.
Source: OneNewsNow

ISIS, al Qaeda targeted France before Paris newspaper shooting

Jan. 8, 2015 - It is not yet known whether the massacre at satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was directed by ISIS or al Qaeda, but there have been threats from both organizations recently.
In a video released by ISIS just days ago, a French jihadi in Syria issued a chilling order: "Blow up France and tear it down to pieces," he said. "Do it with a stone or a knife or whatever you can get your hands on."
Profile in courage: The French editor who defied Islamic terror threats - Fox
Why don’t more moderate Muslims denounce extremism? - They do; we're just not listening. - Washington Post

At least 12 dead in shooting at office of satirical French publication

Jan. 7, 2015 - Three terrorists attacked the offices of Charlie Hebdo, the publication that has published satirical cartoons of Muhammad and Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. At least 12 employees were killed in the massacre.
“We’ve avenged the honor of the prophet!” the killers shouted, according to witnesses who spoke to Sky News. The gunmen spoke French without any accent, according to Le Monde
French police are trying to find the gunment.
Source: Fox
Charlie Hebdo: Gun attack on French magazine kills 12 - French President Francois Hollande: "This is an act of exceptional barbarism" - BBC
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Is Charlie Hebdo shooting linked to growing threat from Islamist extremism? - CNN
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