As we proceed with the book of Daniel, a very prophetic book, we see that Daniel is discussing dreams and visions that took place during the reign of King Belshazzar (Nebuchadnezzar's son). This dream speaks of four great beasts, a Lion, a Bear, a Leopard, and one that was very different from the others that possessed ten horns. This fourth beast, Daniel did not name but stated it had large iron teeth and it crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever remained. Daniel went on to describe that from the fourth beast's ten horns another little horn came up amongst them and it uprooted three horns before it. The horns had eyes of man and a mouth that spoke boastfully. It stated how the Ancient of Days took his seat in the midst of other thrones. His clothing was the color of snow and his hair was white like wool. He appeared on a flaming firery throne. His throne sat upon on wheels that were, too, on fire. During Daniels' night vision he also, saw one that appeared as the Son of Man coming with the clouds of heaven. He went into the presence of the Ancient of Days. The Son of Man was given an everlasting kingdom of Authority and Sovereign power.
Daniel, the interpreter of dreams was troubled and needed someone to interpret this terrifying vision (just like there are times when Preachers need to hear the word of God Preached to them). While dreaming, Daniel approached someone standing near and asked what was the meaning of the four beasts. He was told that the beasts represented four kingdoms that will rise from the earth, but the saints of the Most High will take over the kingdom and possess it forever. Daniel ask the one standing near what was the meaning of the fourth beast that was so incredibly different from the other three. He also inquired about the horn that appeared amongst the ten that protruded from it's head as it removed three horns as it came forth. This one horn was most fierce and it had human eyes and a human mouth that spoke arrogantly. It was shown that the Horn waging war against the saints and defeating them. But, when the Ancient of Days came, He pronounced judgment in the name of the Most High saints and they were given ownership of the Kingdom.
Summary: Ephesians 6:10-17
The Full Armor of God
10Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. 11Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. 13Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand. 14Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; 15And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; 16Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. 17And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
***Daniel 7:23-25 Is taking shape in our world today. But, the answer is God. It will always be GOD.