Looking for the Image of the Beast?According to Daniel the beasts represent kingdoms (nations)
"The fourth beast shall be A fourth kingdom on earth, Which shall be different from all other kingdoms, And shall devour the whole earth, Trample it and break it in pieces." - Daniel 7:23
What is the image of a kingdom?The image of a kingdom or nation could only be some type of replication of a nation's laws or government. I would suggest that the United Nations has not only copied the name of the United States, but that it has also followed the U.S. down the road of humanism and wickedness.
This Fox News article is the latest evidence of the United Nations' oppression of nations that hold Christian values - or any traditional values. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/07/26/un-human-rights-office-unveils-gay-rights-campaign/#ixzz2aAKW46L0
Never before in the history of the earth has atheism been accepted. The Romans who persecuted the Christians in the first three centuries of the Church felt justified by accusing the Christians of atheism. The Romans truly believed that the Greco-Roman gods were really Gods. They thought the Christians were denying the existence of God because they refused to worship these images. Even though the Roman gods were not really God, at least they acknowledged a "higher power". Every nation had there own higher power - but nowhere on earth did the people believe there was no god at all.
National atheism has never been practiced.Never! It is truly the spirit of Antichrist that opposes all that is called God, or is worshipped. And this spirit of Antichrist has indeed come into the world, and is gaining power by the day. Never before has the world been set up for the persecution of the saints ALL OVER THE WORLD.
Read Come Out of Her My People: Persecution Begins by C.W. Steinle