When JEHOVAH called Abraham out of the corrupt Ur of the Chaldees, he promised him that after 400 years his descendents would inherit the Promised Land:

Then he (JEHOVAH) said to Abram: “know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them, and they will afflict them four hundred years (Genesis 15:13).

That great event is called the Exodus from Egyptian bondage. However, it took another 1000 years before Israel was established as a mighty nation under King David.

The genesis of the United States of Israel began in 1620 when a small group of Christians landed in the New World. That historic event was depicted symbolically in the Book of Revelation:

And to the woman was given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent (Revelation 12:14).

The Pilgrims were fleeing the wrath of King James I, who bribed the captain of the Mayflower to dump them where they would never be heard from again. He didn't want the expense of keeping them in prison in England. Another alternative for the king was to deliver them to the Muslim pirates who were continually raiding the British coast.

The Mayflower.
The Mayflower.

In 1620, a little ship called the Mayflower carried 102 Christians from the corrupt old world to the New World.

As with Noah and his family, it was to be a new beginning for the human race.

This event is remembered yearly in November at the holiday called Thanksgiving.

Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock in New England.
Pilgrims landing at Plymouth Rock
in New England.

The Christians landed at Plymouth Rock, on the edge of a great howling wilderness, which had always been waste or desolate.

Like the false prophet Balaam, the natives used all the powers of hell to curse them and prevent the establishing of Israel. It was all to no avail, as the medicine men later acknowledged that their incantations and divination was useless against the small band of Christians:

But what a wonder was it that all the bloody savages far and near did not cut off this little remnant! If he that once muzzled the lions ready to devour the man of desires (Daniel), had not admirably, I had almost said, miraculously restrained them, these had been all devoured! but this people of God were come into a wilderness to worship Him; and so He kept their enemies from such attempts, as would otherwise have soon annihilated this poor handful of men, thus far already diminished. They saw no Indians all the winter long, but such as at the first sight always ran away; yea, they quickly found, that God had so turned the hearts of these barbarians, as more to fear, than to hate his people thus cast among them. This blessed people was as a little flock of kids, while there were many nations of Indians left still as kennels of wolves in every corner of the country. And yet the little flock suffered no damage by those rapid wolves! We may and should say, "This is the Lord's doing; 'tis marvellous in our eyes."
But among the many causes to be assigned for it, one was this. It was afterwards by them confessed, that upon the arrival of the English in these parts, the Indians employed their sorcerers, whom they call powaws, like Balaam, to curse them, and let loose their demons upon them, to shipwreck them, to distract them, to poison them, or in any way to ruin them. All the noted powaws in the country spent three days together in diabolical conjuratians, to obtain the assistance of the devils against the settlement of these our English; but the devils at length acknowledged unto them, that they could not hinder those people from their becoming the owners and masters of the country; whereupon the Indians resolved upon a good correspondence with our new-comers; and God convinced them that there was no enchantment or divination against such a people.
(Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England, pp. 54-55).

Satan is the same in the Old World as in the New....King James was just as anxious to see Israel destroyed as the Indian witch doctors or medicine men.

In 1629, another beachhead was established in the New World when an additional group of Christians, led by John Winthrop arrived.

John Winthrop's statue in Boston. Winthrop is holding his Bible and Charter.
John Winthrop's statue in Boston. Winthrop is holding his Bible and Charter.

In 1629, John Winthrop arrived with an additional group of Christians and Israel was now firmly planted in the New World.

However, Satan wasted no time in planting his tares or counterfeits in newborn Israel.

In 1638, 15-year-old George Downing arrived in Massachusetts. Downing was among the first graduates of Harvard College.

Sir George Downing
Sir George Downing

Downing was among the first of millions of tares or counterfeits who would follow him to the New Israel.

When Downing returned to Britain in 1646, he joined the New Model Army and became spymaster for Oliver Cromwell. When the monarchy was restored, Judas Downing told the king that he had picked up many bad opinions at Harvard College.

After surviving many, many attempts by the dragon to exterminate them, the small group grew and became a nation on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia–the City of Brotherly Love.

Liberty bell in Philadelphia.
Liberty bell in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia was supposed to be the permanent capital of reborn Zion.

Philadelphia means "City of Brotherly Love."

On the liberty bell are inscribed these words from Leviticus 25:10

"Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof."

Independence Hall in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed.
Independence Hall in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Uniquely, the United States is the only nation that celebrates a birthday:

Who hath heard such a thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children (Isaiah 66:8).

The name of the capital city of the new Zion was predicted 1500 years before Israel was reborn:

And to the angel of the congregation in Philadelphia write; "these things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth" (Revelation 3:7).

The City of Brotherly Love was supposed to be the permanent capital of revived Israel, but George Washington tried to stop the expansion of Zion by building a new capital called after his own name.

July 4th was the birthday of the Republic born in a day that was destined to consume and destroy all monarchies.

Christ is the Rock who demolishes the
The 4 metals statue of
Daniel Chapter 2.


On July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, a REPUBLIC was born destined to crush and destroy all monarchies.

That Republic was symbolized by a stone cut out of the mountain without hands, which would fall on the feet of the image of iron and clay, and crush the iron and clay monarchies to powder.

Timeline of the 4 world empires
Timeline of the 4 world empires
of Daniel Chapter 2.

Here is part of that great prophecy from Daniel Chapter 2:

You (Nebuchadnezzar) watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck thestatue on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth (Daniel 2:34-35).

And in the days of these kings the Elohim of heaven will set up a dominion which shall never be destroyed; and the dominion shall not be left to other people; it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand forever (Daniel 2:44, Scrivener translation).

There was no Hebrew word for Republic, the closest approximation to that word was DOMINION:

He (Messiah) shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river (Mississippi) unto the ends of the earth (Psalm 72:8).

There was no Hebrew word for ARISTOCRACY . . . but there was a Hebrew word for PRESIDENT....Daniel the Prophet was appointed a PRESIDENT by King Darius of the Medo-Persian Empire:

It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom an hundred and twenty princes, who should be over the whole kingdom. And over these three PRESIDENTS (Heb. carek); of whom Daniel was first: that the princes might give account unto them, and the king should have no loss (Daniel 6:2, King James Version).

For the first 450 years of the existence of the nation of Israel, it was a REPUBLIC. Around 1000 BC, the people rebelled and turned their backs on JEHOVAH by asking for a KING. JEHOVAH granted their request by giving them a king named Saul. Saul turned out to be a disaster; so he was replaced by a shepherd boy named David:

I gave thee a king (Saul) in mine anger, and took him away in my wrath (Hosea 13:11).

The last king of Israel was the Messiah, Joshua of Nazareth. The Israelite monarchy ended forever when Shiloh or the Messiah came;

The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be (Genesis 49:10).

The feet of iron and clay symbolize the weekness and feebleness of the latter days monarches due to INCENST and INBREEDING:

Whereas you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, the kingdom shall be divided; yet the strength of the iron shall be in it, just as you saw the iron mixed with miry clay. And as the toes of the feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly broke (Daniel 2:41-42).

Monarchies are notorious for intermarriage and inbreeding. Aristocrats take the position that nobody is good enough to marry into their families but their own members. History has proven over and over that such dynasties degenerate and become feeble and corrupt. It was the burning question of INCEST that led King Henry VIII to divorce from Rome permanently.

References: 3 Free Online Google Books.

Baldwin, Samuel D. Armageddon, Or the Overthrow of Romanism and Monarchy: The Existance of the United States Foretold in the Bible. Applegate & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, 1863.

Beresford, John. The Godfather of Downing Streeet: Sir George Downing 1623-1684. Richard Corden-Sanderson, London, U.K., 1925.

Phillips, George S. The American Republic And Human Liberty Foreshadowed in Scripture. Poe & Hitchcock Publishers, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1864.

Mather, Cotton. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England.

Tillinghast, John. Knowledge of the Times, or, the Resolution of the Question, How Long Shall It Be To The End of Wonders. L. Chapman, London, 1654.

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