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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Juncker proposes EU military headquarters

Sept. 14, 2016 - The European Union's Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has called for a European military headquarters amd a common military force.

But Mr Juncker said a common military force "should be in complement to Nato". "More defence in Europe doesn't mean less transatlantic solidarity."

Source: BBC

Significance of a Revived Roman Empire in Prophecy

Islamic Scholar: Europe May Be Heading Toward Civil War

Sepy. 11, 2016

Professor of political science at one of France’s most prestigious universities, Sciences Po, Gilles Kepel, claims that the current wave of Islamic terrorism in Europe is not so much a war of Western civilization against Islam, but a war within Islam itself.

Source: Breitbart

In France,'The Jihadists Have Won'

Aug. 22, 2016 - Guy Millière, Professor at the University of Paris, and author of 27 books on France, Europe, the United States and the Middle East, says that Islamic jihadists have won the battle in France.

With Christianity dead in France, there is no national political will to address the increasing attacks by radical Islam.

Source: WND

Germany’s new military ambition: Document reveals plan for more troops, leadership in global conflicts

July 12, 2016 - A new policy document being considered by the German government calls for a “renaissance of classic power politics” to counter the growing risk between states of the European Union and threats from outside, such as Russia's actions in the Ukrane.

Germany is ready to take on responsibilities and leadership, reflecting “our increased role in international security policy,” according to the document, which also backs further consolidation of Europe’s defence industry.

Source: National Post
German Military Said to Take More Assertive Role in Shift - Bloomberg

Rejected by U.K., Europeans to seek 'empire'?

July 5, 2016 - Because of the Brexit vote, some leaders of the European Union may be seeking expansion into an "empire."

A week after the British vote on June 23, E.U. Vice President Federica Mogherini released a document outlining the union’s plan for expansion, “A Global Strategy for the European Union’s Foreign And Security Policy,” raising some eyebrows in foreign policy circles.

Source: WND

Franklin Graham: U.K. vote deals blow to '1-world government'

Jun. 25, 2016 - Evangelist Franklin Graham posted on Facebook that the decision by British voters to leave the European Union, "is at least a temporary setback for the politicians in this country and around the world who want a one-world government and a one-world currency."

He said that the Bible predicts a global government. And he asked his readers to pray that leaders in Europe and the United State "will look to Almighty God for wisdom and discernment in these trying and complex times.”

Source: WND
Brexit: What the world's papers say - BBC
Brexit panic wipes $2 trillion off world markets - as it happened - The Guardian
Dow drops more than 600 points as Brexit raises risk of global recession - Washington Post
Franklin Graham: Brexit Vote Small Victory in Fight Against 'One-World Government' - NewsMax
The UK's EU referendum: All you need to know - BBC
European 'Superstate' Suggested as Brexit Solution - WND

'Brexit' victory sends Cameron packing, roils world financial markets

Jun. 24, 2016 -

European politics and world financial markets were thrown into disarray Friday, after Britain voted to leave the European Union in a move hailed by nationalists as the country's own version of Independence Day.

Source: Fox
EU referendum: UK 'must not delay leaving' - BBC
Europe in Bible Prophecy - News Letter (Ireland)
Brexit, the EU, the New World Order and the Tower of Babel - Nolan Chart

Brussels attack: ISIS says it's behind terror that killed 30; suspect sought

Mar, 22, 2016 -

ISIS claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks, which killed at least 30 people and wounded about 230 more. Belgian police released a notice that includes a photograph of a suspect "wanted (for) terrorism" and asks the public, "Who recognizes this man?"

Source: CNN
These 5 Facts Explain Why Europe Is Ground Zero for Terrorism - Time

At least 23 killed in terror attacks at Brussels airport, Metro station

Mar, 22, 2016 - Twin terror attacks in Brussels struck their airport and subway systems, killing at least 23 people.

The attacks came four days after the main suspect in the November Paris attacks was arrested in Brussels. After his arrest, Salah Abdeslam told authorities he had created a new network and was planning new attacks.

Source:Fox, CNN
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