And the beast that was (ancient Rome, used Eagle symbol), and is not, even he is the eighth, and is OF the seven . . . Revelation 17 : 11 [Papal Rome, which is, brings forth the eighth kingdom, that of the Antichrist, through the hands of the Jesuits]. The Antichrist has only a short time, 42 months; therefore, his agents must prepare for his arrival by destroying true Faith and setting the stage for the acceptance, by many, of the Antichrist.