Each prophecy of Daniel, with the exception of one, culminated with the establishment of the Kingdom of God that would replace the prevailing kingdoms of men.
Daniel was by no means the first prophet to tell about this Kingdom. Isaiah, for example, predicted the following concerning that Kingdom:
“This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem:
In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established
as chief among the mountains;
it will be raised above the hills,
and all nations will stream to it.
Many peoples will come and say,
“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD,
to the house of the God of Jacob.
He will teach us his ways,
so that we may walk in his paths.”
The law will go out from Zion,
the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.
He will judge between the nations
and will settle disputes for many peoples.
They will beat their swords into plowshares
and their spears into pruning hooks.
Nation will not take up sword against nation,
nor will they train for war anymore.” Isaiah 2:1–5
Jesus Christ will establish the Kingdom when he returns to this earth. The closing Book of the Bible refers often to this Kingdom.
“The seventh angel sounded his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, which said: ‘The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever.’ ” Revelation 11:15
When Jesus returns, may we each receive the commendation of the Lord Jesus Christ so that we may be among those accepted into that glorious everlasting Kingdom.
“And they sang a new song: ‘You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation. You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.’ ”. Revelation 5:9–10