The children of Israel were in bondage in Babylon for 70 years until the hand writing appeared on the wall and that night Babylon fell.
Dan 5:19 And because of the majesty that He gave him, all peoples, nations, and languages trembled and feared before him. Whomever he wished, he executed; whomever he wished, he kept alive; whomever he wished, he set up; and whomever he wished, he put down.
Dan 5:20 But when his heart was lifted up, and his spirit was hardened in pride, he was deposed from his kingly throne, and they took his glory from him.
Bullies come and bullies go….perhaps this October will see the eastern bully fall down?
And they overcame the great red dragon by the WORD of their TESTIMONY–the preaching of the good news of Jesus Christ, and by the blood of Lamb-Jesus ..And they did not love their lives unto death. (See Rev 12)