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Byzantine Emperor Constantine the Great is nicely featured by some writers as the first Emperor, who was Christianized and the one who stopped Christian persecution, which was brutally done by his predecessor Roman Emperor Diocletian. However, if Daniel 7 is thoroughly reviewed by relating it to history, it will show that he was actually the little horn prophesied in Daniel 7:8.
In Daniel 7:6, the third beast, which looks like a leopard, is described as having four wings and four heads, which was given authority to rule. It states:
6 “After that, I looked, and there before me was another beast, one that looked like a leopard. And on its back it had four wings like those of a bird. This beast had four heads, and it was given authority to rule.
This part of the prophecy squarely refers to what (more…)
Assuming that Jesus Christ is not a fictitious person that was just created by the Christian bible, even his knees will bow to ‘Yahushua’ upon hearing his name. This proposition is based on Philippians 2:10-11, which psychologically caused political uproar of the Roman Empire, when it was in power, thus, the empire changed the name of the Son into Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous) in Greek. It was changed in order to alleviate the fear of kneeling down upon hearing his name.
Notice also that the name of the Father in the old testament was changed when the Hebrew scripture was translated to Koine Greek, which finally resulted to English Lord as noted in Isaiah 42:8. Although, there were various translations from Hebrew to Greek, Septuagint translation prevailed and, based on prevailing history, became the basis of Philo of Alexandria and his group during Emperor Constantine’s time in compiling the old testament in Greek. (more…)