Are we sure Hal Lindsey has it right?
Hal Lindsey has been saying for years that the Antichrist will come out of one of ten nations in Europe. He has been advocating that these ten nations represent the ten toes in King Nebuchadnezzar’s dream. Saying the ten toes are the revived Roman empire.
Scripture teaches that ten kings will arise at one time only to give their power to the beast. These kings will only have power for one hour. Are we to believe that these existing countries in Europe will have an election then inaugurations that end at the same time, giving these men the power for the same hour?
“The ten horns you saw are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but who for one hour will receive authority as kings along with the beast.
I’ve always understood Hal Lindsey to hint at these ten European nations as being strong, that the Euro was the back bone of this confederacy and it was going to grow to dominance.
Instead we have articles coming out where economist are saying the Euro will collapse. Even though our main stream media never reported on it, Greece has been have a terrible time financially for over a year, with civil unrest at the same time. Now the austerity measures put in place by Greece has caused money to flee their country and destroy their economy. Consequently they have lost their voting rights in the European Union. Now I thought Greece was part of the old Roman Empire. The rest of Europe is at a loss what to do with Greece because its financial troubles will spread to the other European nations.
Portugal just got downgraded and guess what they recently did. They put in place their own austerity measures. Now Portugal is expected to go the way of Greece.
Great Brittan has been having discussions about austerity measures themselves. However they have seen what has happened in other nations and are resisting it. Article out of the UK are saying the numbers say they have 25% unemployment. Economist are also expecting the British pound to collapse.
All of this adds up to a collapsing European Union and a collapsing Euro. The only reason our dollar is strong right now is because other currencies are failing. Not that our own dollar will not fail. Last week we had a failed Bond market on 44 billion of two year treasury notes. We have to raise three trillion in new debt and debt to be rolled over and we have no investors. It is one thing to think our 30 year treasuries would be risky, but nations are rejecting our two year treasuries. Nations don’t trust our financial predicament either.
The way I see it is the world economies, including the European Union, are collapsing. Everybody is sinking at the same time. If I were to guess, we are going to see more and more nations collapse financially until we are all wiped out with civil unrest accompanying. Then out of those ashes we will have ten regional leaders be appointed to have power over the whole globe, not just Europe. Then after that one hour the beast will be revealed to mankind.
It seems to me we are on the precipice of major change that will come through much turmoil with the loss of many lives and all liberty. Especially for believers. If Hal Lindsey is right, I would expect things to go a little differently, but it seems all things are pointing in other directions.
 Revelations 17:12