Summary: Britain debates leaving the EU; leaders try to avoid a devastating split. (LA Times, 2-3-16)
Bible imagery of a lion with eagle's wings in the 7th of Daniel supports their separation fron the EU., says Dr. Richard Ruhling, Bible prophecy author—he offers the following explanation:

Daniel was the only book that Christ recommended to understand when he was asked about the end of the world in the 24th of Matthew. Daniel was sealed till the time of the end in his 12th chapter but Gabriel told Daniel that his vision of the ram and goat was 'at the time of the end.' in the 8th chapter.

Historians saw the fulfillment of that conflict when Alexander the Great defeated Medo-Persia at the Battle of Arbela in 331 BC. Verse 20 mentions the Medes and Persians, but historians overlooked the double application implied by 'the time of the end' as those countries are now Iraq and Iran, same area.

This double application is also seen in the 7th of Daniel where “four beasts are four kings which shall arise out of the earth.” verse 17. At the time of this vision, Babylon was declining under its last king, so “shall arise” fits end-time when the lion with eagle's wings fits again.

The UK has the symbol of a lion and the US has an eagle emblem, and philosophically, it's not hard to see that alliance. It is interesting that the 2nd creature is a bear (Russia), the leopard with four heads could be an alliance of China, Japan, Korea and Thailand. The dragon would represent the European nations with the little horn (papacy) as it grew out of the Roman Empire historically.

The amazing thing is God's ability to reveal such relevant end-time symbols thousands of years ago!

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Richard Ruhling is author of The Alpha & Omega Bible Code which offers more information on the prophecies of Daniel, Revelation and the wedding parables. It has mostly 5-star reviews on Amazon.

Ruhling is a retired physician who taught Health Science at Loma Linda University. He agrees with Dr. Carson that Obamacare is “the worst thing since slavery.” More information on healthcare at