Most World Leaders are of superior ability. Yet they are
unable to abolish world evils or bring about world peace.
scientists and leaders say that the only hope for world peace is the formation
of a World Government, controlling the world’s sole military power. Yet
in the same breath they admit the impossibility of this, claiming that
such supreme world power in human hands would enslave us all!
Chapter 1: An Amazing
Few realize it today, but a few thousand years ago a famous person was forecasting this very solution.
He was ahead of his time, and the world of his day rejected
and suppressed the pronouncement. The world soon lost knowledge of his forecast.
World leaders would do well to search out that amazing forecast, in the light of present world conditions.
Few know that Jesus Christ came not as a religious leader on a soul saving crusade, but a News Forecaster. No man of historic note has been so completely
misrepresented, so misunderstood!
He came as a messenger from God to mankind. His message was a vital and
sensational news announcement for the future. It announced world peace.
It was good news for the future – world peace in our time! That was Christ’s message!
The word gospel means
And what was that news announcement
for our times which was suppressed by first-century enemies? The one official
record which the first-century conspirators were unable to suppress-the Holy
Bible-gives the official answer!
“The beginning of the gospel of
Jesus Christ, the Son of God …Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel
of the kingdom of God, and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of
God is at hand: repent, and believe the Good News.” Mark 1:1,14-15.
good news? The good news of the coming
But what did He mean
And how do we know it was suppressed? And if the original
message of Jesus Christ was suppressed, what messages or gospels
were proclaimed to the world to replace it?
The Written Record
To say that the truth
proclaimed by Christ was not proclaimed to the world after A.D.
70 for nearly nineteen centuries is a shocking statement. This same written record the
conspirators were not able to destroy confirms it. The
was started the day of Pentecost, A.D.31, Acts 2. About
twenty years later, the apostle Paul, under inspiration, wrote to the churches
in Galatia, “I marvel that you are so soon removed from him that called you into
the grace of Christ unto another gospel
: which is not another;
but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the good news of Christ.”
the apostle Paul wrote, “I fear, that by any means, … through his subtlety, so your
minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ. For if he that
comes -speaking of false preachers- preaches another
Jesus… or another gospel
, which you have not accepted…” II Cor . 11:3-4.
And further-verses 13-15: “For such
are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the
apostles of Christ. And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an
angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers, also be
transformed as the ministers
To the early Christians at
for the anger of God is revealed from
heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold (back)
the truth in unrighteousness.” Rom.
Revised Standard Version has it: “who by their wickedness suppress the truth
The message God sent by Jesus Christ was being held back-suppressed
Then again, even Jesus Christ
Himself made it very clear that His good news of the coming
would be suppressed until
His disciples had asked what would
be the sign we might know when we were at the end of this age of mans rule,
just before Christ’s return to earth.
First He warned against being
deceived. Many would come, in His name, claiming to be the ministers
of Christ saying that He was the Christ and at the same time deceiving
many. When ” …. this gospel
of the kingdom
shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations… then
shall the end – of man’s rule – come.” Matt. 24:14.
This proclaiming of the
could not be the sign that we are at the end of the age,
if it had been
proclaimed all along, but the end time is now, after
nineteen centuries! Just
as Christ Himself directly prophesied would happen. Many have preached about
the person, saying that Jesus was the Christ, preaching about the messenger, but
suppressing His message!
Some have preached a “gospel of
salvation” and some a “gospel of grace” turning
grace into license to commit law breaking. Still others have turned to a “social
But Jesus brought from God the
Father a vital message announcing the
What did He mean the
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Chapter 2: A Message of
Few seem to know that Jesus’ message was about government! Few realize that this is not the time God is
trying to spiritually save the world. Few knew He was concerned with
Jesus was born to be a King! Notice what was prophesied in Isaiah about Christ: “… the ‘government’ shall be upon his shoulder… Of the increase of his ‘government’ and peace there shall be no end, upon
the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it
with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever.” Isa. 9:6-7.
Notice what was said to his mother: “ He will be
great… and of his kingdom there shall be no end.”
When He was on trial for His life
before Pilate, He was asked, “Are you a king then?” Jesus answered, “To this end was I born, and for this
cause I came into the world.” But He also said, “My kingdom is not of this world – age.
Why has the whole world been
deceived, not knowing why
humanity was created and why human life exists
upon this earth! Where
are we going? What
is the way
to peace and
can’t science give us the answers? These
questions are the most important in life.
The greatest religion in the world
in number of adherents, is Christianity, people suppose the Christian religion
came out of and is based on the Bible. Then why
don’t the various
sects and denominations of traditional Christianity tell us the real theme of
the Bible? Why do they not know the true message that Jesus proclaimed? It’s all in the Bible
, it’s not suppressed there
! It’s plain and clear. It’s time someone shouted to
this lethargic, indifferent, sleeping humanity, Wake Up!
The truth is plain and clear in the Bible.
good news was about the coming the
Does that have anything to do with
spiritual salvation? The gospel of the
has to do, basically, with two themes, government and
everywhere preaching the ‘good news’ of the
Kingdom of God. He taught in parables about the
He sent out seventy men to announce it, and commanded them to
speak about the Kingdom of God. Luke 10:9. He sent the apostles, on whom the
was founded, to preach only The Kingdom of God. Luke
amazing that the world has lost the knowledge of what it is?
good news Paul taught, the Kingdom of God. Acts 19:8;
you heard men speak of the
something like this: “By Christians everywhere working together
to bring about world peace, tolerance and brotherly love, the
may at last be established in the hearts of men.”
Christ’s gospel 1900 years ago, the world had to supplant
something else in its place. They had to invent a counterfeit
! So we
have heard the
spoken of as merely a platitude, a nice sentiment in human
hearts, reducing it to an ethereal, unreal nothing! Others have misrepresented
that the “Church” is the Kingdom. Others confuse it with a “millennium.” Still
others have, earlier in our century, claimed the
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Chapter 3: Daniel Knew!
prophet Daniel, who lived 600 years before Christ, knew that the Kingdom of God
was a real kingdom, a government
ruling over literal people on the earth.
Daniel was one of four young Jewish men
who were stationed in the
of the Chaldean Empire, in
training for special responsibilities in the Babylonian government. Daniel was
a prophet who had been given special understanding. Dan.
was the first real world ruler. He had conquered a vast empire, including the
This king had a dream so impressive it troubled him, moved
him to tremendous concern. He demanded that his magicians, astrologers, and
sorcerers tell him both what
he had dreamed and what it meant. They
could not. They were baffled. Then Daniel was brought before the king.
disclaimed any more human ability to interpret dreams than the Chaldean magicians, “but,” he said, “ there is a God in heaven that reveals secrets, and makes it known to the king what will be in the
latter days.” Dan.
God’s purpose was to reveal to this world ruling human king that there is a God
in heaven, that God Is Supreme Ruler over all nations, governments, and kings
that God rules the universe! This Chaldean king knew
only about the many pagan gods. He knew nothing of the true living
God. Like people and rulers, even today, he did not know that God is
the living, real, active, Ruling and Governing Personage who actually and
literally governs the entire universe!
purpose of this dream was to reveal
God’s government-the fact
that God rules-the truth of the Kingdom of God, the very thing that is the one
true message of Jesus Christ! And, secondly, to preserved
in writing for us today what is to happen.
For Us, Today!
This is no
dry, dull, dead writing for a people of 2,500 years ago. This is living,
tremendous, BIG NEWS
for OUR DAY!
It is advance news
us, now. News before it happens,
of the most colossal event of all
earth’s history! This is the true ‘gospel’! Meaning the ‘good news’ Christ brought! It is intended for you and me today! It is important that we understand it!
Read, verses 28 through 35 of the second chapter of Daniel. In his
dream, this king had seen a vast statue, larger than any image or statue ever
built by man, so tremendous it was terrifying, even in a dream. Its head was of
fine gold, its breast and arms of silver, the belly and thighs of brass, legs
of solid iron, feet a mixture of iron and clay.
a time element. The King had viewed it until
a supernatural ‘stone’
came from heaven, smashing the statue on its feet. Then the whole of the statue
broke into fragments, and was actually blown away by the wind, it disappeared!
Then this ‘stone’ expanded and quickly became a great ‘mountain,’ so
great it filled the whole earth!
ordinary dreams, this one was caused by God to convey the message of God’s
rule to this world ruling King and, because it is part of the written Word of
God, to us today, to reveal important facts of the true gospel!
the dream,” verse 36, “and we will tell the interpretation
before the king.”
“You are a king of kings, he was the first real world ruler over a world
empire…. for the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and
strength…” God was revealing Himself to this human world dictator as
the Most High Ruler over all
today, like this king, seem never to think
of God as a ruler, as the One who governs, as the head of government. The
Eternal God was revealing Himself through Daniel and through the
Bible to you and to me
today, as an all powerful, governing God. Daniel continued to this human emperor, “You are this
head of gold. And after you shall arise another Kingdom inferior to
you, and another third Kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the
What Is A Kingdom?
Notice! This is speaking of
Kingdoms. It is referring to kingdoms that bear rule over the people on
. It is speaking of governments! It is not speaking of ethereal
sentiments “set up in the hearts of men.” It is not speaking of churches. It is
speaking of the kind of governments that bear rule and authority over nations
of people here on earth. It is literal. It is specific. There is no
misunderstanding, here, as to what is meant by the word “Kingdom.”
There is no misunderstanding the
interpretation. God gives His own interpretation through the prophet Daniel.
The great metallic image represented national and international
governments, real, literal Kingdoms.
It represented a succession
of world ruling governments. First was the head of gold. That represented
Nebuchadnezzar and his kingdom, the Chaldean Empire. After
him in time sequence was to come a second, then a third Kingdom “which
shall bear rule over all the earth”-world empire!
Then, verse 40,
the legs of iron represent a fourth
world empire. It was to be strong
even as iron is strong, stronger militarily than its predecessors. Yet, as
silver is less valuable than gold, brass than silver, iron than brass, though
each metal was progressively harder and stronger, the succession would
deteriorate morally and spiritually. The two legs meant the fourth empire would
After the Chaldean Empire came the still
then the Greco-Macedonian, and fourth, the
It was divided, with capitals at
Now verse 44. See it with your own eyes in the Bible. Here, in plain language, is
God’s explanation of what the
“And in the days of these kings…” it is here speaking of the ten toes, part of iron and part of brittle clay.
This, by connecting the prophecy with Daniel 7, and Revelation 13 and 17, is
referring to the new UNITED EUROPE which has formed out of the European Common Market, before your very eyes! Revelation 17:12
makes plain the detail that it shall finally evolve into a union of TEN militarized states-Kings or Kingdoms which- Rev.17:8- shall resurrect the medieval “holy” Roman Empire.
So, mark carefully the time
“In the days of these kings”- in the days of these ten nations or
groups of nations that shall IN OUR TIME
resurrect briefly the Roman
Empire, notice what will happen:
“… shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed… but it
shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand
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Chapter 4: Yes, in OUR
Now here we have described ‘four’
Gentile universal empires, the only
four that ever existed! Revelation 13 and 17
show that, after the fall of the original Roman Empire, there would be ten
revivals-seven’ of which would be ruled over by a Gentile church, the “daughter”
of ancient Babylon, a church claiming to be Christian, but actually named by God
“Mystery Babylon the Great” or, more plainly, full of Babylonian Mysteries! Six of
those have come and gone. The seventh is now forming, the last final brief
resurrection of the
by ten European groups or nations. These are the ten toes
of iron and clay mixed.
In their days, they shall
last only a very short space of time, shall the God of Heaven set up a Kingdom. This shall be the Kingdom of
God! Compare this with Revelation 17.
Here is pictured a church. Not a small church, a great church. She rules over
“many waters” verse 1, which are described in verse
15 as different ‘nations’ speaking different languages. She posed as the
which Scripture says Eh.
; Rev. 19:7; Matt. 25:1-10, etc. is the affianced “bride”
of Christ, to be spiritually married to Him at His return.
But she has committed fornication.
By having direct political
union with human governments of this world! She “sat on” Rev.17:3 all seven of these resurrections of the
Holy Roman Empire.”
She ruled over the human kingdoms as a common law and
unmarried “wife” ruling her “husband” a totally unnatural and ungodly
She is to “sit on” this
last “head of the beast” this final resurrection of the
Holy Roman Empire.
It will be a union
of church and state. It is to
endure a very
short time. It is to fight against Christ at His return. That will be its end!
We see it in the process of rising now.
Therefore we are close to the coming of Christ! We are now very near
end of man’s rule on earth! When Christ comes He is coming as King, ruling the
whole earth-Rev. 19:11-16, and His Kingdom, the
said Daniel, is to consume all the worlds kingdoms. Revelation
states it in these words: “The kingdoms of the world has become
the Kingdoms of our Lord… and He will reign for
This is the Kingdom of God. It is
the end of present governments that rule
and even the
and the British nations. They all will become the
Kingdom of God, under the government of God, with Jesus Christ as King over the
This makes completely plain the fact
is a literal Government. Even as the Chaldean Empire was a Kingdom, even as the
was a Kingdom so the
is a government. It is to take over the governments of the
nations of the world.
Jesus Christ was born to be a King, a
These scriptures tell you plainly that
God is supreme Ruler. They tell you in plainest language that Jesus was born to
be a King, that He is going to rule all nations of the earth, that His Kingdom
shall rule forever.
But all this is only part
the amazing truth about the
will rule over
the peoples and nations of the
earth. Yet these peoples and nations will NOT
be the Kingdom, not
they shall be ruled over by it!
We still have to learn of what or of who it is composed. Can you
an individual, become a part of this Kingdom.
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Chapter 5: World-Ruling
someone may ask, “Didn’t Jesus Himself say that
is ‘within you’?
“In the seventeenth chapter of
Luke, verse 21, King James translation, is a mistranslation which has led some
to suppose the
is some thought or feeling or sentiment within man. This is the Moffatt translation of the same verse: “He answered them, ‘The Reign of God is not coming
as you hope to see it; no one will say, “Here it is” or “There
is,” for the Reign of God is now in your midst.’’’
explained that it would not be a local or limited kingdom for the Jews only. It
would not be merely one of many human and visible kingdoms which men could
point out or see, and say, “This is it, here
”; or “that is the Kingdom,
.” But He, Himself, was born to be the King of that Kingdom,
as He plainly told Pilate. John
Bible uses the terms “king” and “kingdom” interchangeably. See Daniel
The King of the future Kingdom was, then and
there standing in the midst of them. And in the language in which He spoke to
them, that is precisely what He said, as the marginal rendering and other
Plainly, Jesus was not saying that
you. Nor was He saying that the Church would be the Kingdom.
Has Not Yet Appeared
But did Jesus
Christ not say the
was “at hand”? Yes, this was quoted earlier from Mark 1:15. This
led some to mistake what He said, and what He meant, and assume the
was established and set up during Jesus’ ministry. Some supposed it was the Church.
But Jesus did not say the
had been established. It was now being preached.
He did not say it was already here. Jesus, Himself,
corrected this false notion. He “added and spoke a parable…. because they thought that the
should immediately appear.” Luke
Some thought it would be the Church!
“He said, therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for
himself a kingdom, and to return.” verse 12. Christ is that “nobleman.” He is
speaking of His going to the throne of God His Father, in heaven. Notice,
He went there to be given
rulership of the
Kingdom. Notice, too, He is to return, when He has
received it! He has not yet returned!
Other scriptures explain this, we will see these later.
Continuing the parable, spoken because some thought the Kingdom of God was immediately, then, in the first century, to appear: “And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.” verse 15.
Now notice in verse 17, the one who had gained ten pounds is given authority to ‘rule cities’- “have you authority over ten cities”! To the one who had gained five pounds, he said, “Be you also over five cities.” This is speaking of Christ and of His delegating authority to rule.
This parable was spoken to make clear to us that the Kingdom of God is a literal government, to be set up at Christ’s return and not before! The church, then, cannot be the Kingdom of God. But the true Church of God is to be changed, by a resurrection and instantaneous change from human to spirit, into the Kingdom of God. The Church, when all its members have been changed, shall become the Kingdom of God. But it is not, now, the Kingdom!
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Chapter 6: Important Word
Acts 3:21 is speaking of
restoring God’s laws, God’s government, of restoring universal
In the seventh chapter of Daniel,
the prophet had experienced a dream, and visions. He had seen four wild animals. Notice verse 16: the interpretation
begin’s verse17. This is God’s ’inspired interpretation “These great beasts, which are four, are four
kings, which shall arise out of the earth. But the saints of
the most High-those changed to spirit,- shall take the Kingdom, and possess the kingdom forever… Dan.
to rule but those sons of God are to take and possess the Kingdom! They are to rule under and with
Christ! In the New Testament it is recorded as co-heirs with Christ! In
this same seventh chapter, Daniel explained another power.
The fourth beast of
his dream, the fourth empire (the Roman Empire) was pictured as an animal having
ten horns, explained here and in Revelation 13 and Revelation 17 as ten
revivals or resurrections of the Roman Empire, after its original fall in A.D.
476. Among them, after A.D. 476 arose another little horn, a religious
kingdom, actually ruling over the last seven of the other “horns” or revived
Roman Kingdoms -verse 20.
Read about this “little
horn” the religious kingdom, verse 21: “I beheld, and the same horn made war
with the saints, the true church, and prevailed against them, until
the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most
High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.”
The saints, then no longer human
flesh and blood, but made spirit, are to possess the Kingdom, at Christ’s return!
It is Christ who is speaking in Revelation
him that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my
throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in His throne.”
The Father’s throne is in heaven, where Jesus Christ is now
; but Christ’s
throne, in which those who qualify shall sit with Him, is the throne of David, in
Further: “And he that overcomes and keeps my works
unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations.”
Can’t Know the TIME
The commission He had given the
true Church was to preach His gospel to all the world. They
were to receive God’s Spirit, putting
them into His church. This would give them the power to carry out the work of the Church. But it was not the setting up of the
Of that they were not to know the time.
Just what did Jesus mean, “It is not
for you to know the times or the seasons”? He explained it another time. It is
recorded in Matthew 24:36: There He was speaking of the end of this age, and
“But of that day and hour knows no man… but my Father
only.” He was speaking of His return and the setting up of the Kingdom,
the time of which no man knows, but only the Father.
However, though we do not,
even now, know the day or the hour, we do know
, from God’s prophecies, that
it is today very near !
Notice this, in Luke
21:25-32: He had been foretelling the world events, right now beginning
leading to “distress of nations” in world troubles and world wars, “… men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those
things which are coming on the earth.”
World troubles such as never before
experienced. “When you see these things come to pass, know that the
is at hand… this generation
shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.”
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Chapter 7: The Two
This world trouble began in 1914,
with World War 1. There was a recess from 1918 until 1939. We are in a second
recess now. But now we have nuclear energy. We have hydrogen bombs
stockpiled in such power and volume that they could blast all human life off
this planet several times over. There are other destructive weapons today in
existence, any of which could erase humanity from the earth.
Today world-famous scientists say
only a super world government can prevent world cosmocide.
Yet man cannot and will not
get together to form such a world-ruling
time we face the hard, cold, realistic fact, humanity has two alternatives,
either there is a God, who is about to step in and set
up the Kingdom of God, the World Ruling Government of God to rule all nations, to bring us peace, or else all human life will be obliterated. Matt. 24:22.
The present recess between wars will soon
erupt into nuclear
World War III, called in bible prophecy the “Great
Tribulation.” Matt. 24:21-22. But God will cut short that final supreme world
trouble, to restore God’s government
by the world ruling
God’ and bring World Peace
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