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The best, most detailed Catholic commentary on St. John's Apocalypse is The Book of Destiny (1956) by Fr. Herman Kramer. cf. the briefer, older commentary: The Apocalypse of St. John (1921) by Fr. E. Sylvester Berry Commenting on Apoc. 12:1 ("woman clothed with the sun"… etc.), Fr. Kramer writes: The woman of chapter twelve is not the Blessed Virgin ...


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Is the beast of Revelation 13 the same as the beast of Daniel 7? Put simply, one represents Rome and one represents Papal Rome, and that is why they are so similar. The prophecies in Daniel, starting with Daniel 2, repeat the same four sequence of world kingdoms, starting with Babylon, then Greece, Medo-Perisa, and finally Rome (1). Rome is the kingdom ...


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The beast that comes out of the sea of Revelation 13 and 17 is synonymous with the beasts of Daniel 7. They share the same body types and the same number of heads. The references to the book of Daniel in the book of Revelation compels us to believe that the Holy Spirit intended a link between the two books. Our understanding about the beasts and their ...


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Millennialism (from millennium, Latin for "a thousand years"), or chiliasm (from the Greek equivalent), is a belief advanced by some religious denominations that a Golden Age or Paradise will occur on Earth prior to the final judgment and future eternal state of the "World to Come". Premillennialism sees Christ's second advent as preceding the millennium, ...


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Mathew 24:15 refers to area around the city of Jerusalem When the idolatrous standards of the Romans should be set up in the holy ground, which extended some furlongs outside the city walls, then the followers of Christ were to find safety in flight. Luke says "when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies." If you go to Nehemiah you will find out ...


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