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LITTLE HORN:

7 IDENTIFYING MARKS

1. Where did the little horn arise?
Read: Daniel 7:8 
I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up __________ another little horn.
NOTE: The little horn came up 'among' the ten horns, which represented ten barbarian tribes in the Western Europe. Hence, the little horn kingdom was located in the Western Europe. 
2. When did the little horn arise?
Read: Daniel 7:24  
And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise __________ them. 
NOTE: The little horn kingdom arose after Rome was divided among ten barbarian tribes in the 5th century or AD 476.
3. How was the little horn compared to the first ten horns?
Read: Daniel 7:24  
And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be __________ from the first. 
NOTE: The little horn kingdom was different from the ten barbarian tribes.
4. What did the little horn do to three of the first ten horns?
Read: Daniel 7:24  
And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall __________ three kings. 
NOTE: The little horn kingdom subdued three of the ten barbarian tribes, namely Heruli, Vandals, Ostrogoths.
5. What did the little horn speak?
Read: Daniel 7:8; Daniel 7:11; Daniel 7:20; Daniel 7:25
And he shall speak __________ words against the most High. (7:25)
NOTE: The little horn kingdom spoke great things against God.
6. What did the little horn do with the saints?
Read: Daniel 7:21; Daniel 7:25
I beheld, and the same horn made __________ with the saints, and __________ against them. (7:21)
 
And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall __________ the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be __________ until a time and times and the dividing of time. (7:25) 
NOTE: The little horn kingdom persecuted the saints.
7. How long were the saints given into the hand of the little horn?
Read: Daniel 7:25
And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until __________
NOTE: A 'time' referred to a year. The 'times' in its original language is in dual form, which means 'two times', not more than that. Hence, the little horn kingdom was given over the saints for 'a time' [one year] and 'two times' [two years] and 'the dividing, or half, of time' [half a year], which was 3 1/2 prophetic years, or 3 1/2 X 360 days = 1260 days. Based on the day-year principle, these 1260 days represented 1260 literal years. The little horn shall rule over the saints for 1260 years.
8. What did the little horn think to change?
Read: Daniel 7:25
And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change __________ and _________
NOTE: The little horn kingdom thought, or hoped, to change 'times and laws' [God's 'times and laws'].
What kingdom was represented by the little horn?
Find the answer in LITTLE HORN KINGDOM

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