God, the Ancient of Days comes and pronounces judgment. In favor of the saints. This is our reason not to lose hope in our last days though it may appear we have been defeated. See below.
Going back to Matthew from a few posts back, Matthew tells us Jesus points to Daniel and the visions given to Daniel about the end. Here’s a link to the whole book of Daniel: https://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/?quicksearch=Daniel&qs_version=NIV
It is important to note that Daniel has dreamed and the interpretation given by the angel was that a series of kingdoms will arise represented by 4 beasts. The last, in Daniel 7:7,
was….terrifying and frightening and very powerful. It had large iron teeth; it crushed and devoured its victims and trampled underfoot whatever was left. It was different from all the former beasts, and it had ten horns.
While I was thinking about the horns, there before me was another horn, a little one, which came up among them; and three of the first horns were uprooted before it. This horn had eyes like the eyes of a man and a mouth that spoke boastfully. As I looked, thrones were set in place and the Ancient of Days took His seat. His clothing was as white as snow; the hair of His head was white like wool. His throne was flaming with fire and its wheels were all ablaze. A river of fire was flowing, coming out before Him. Thousands upon thousands attended Him; ten thousand times ten thousand stood before Him. The court was seated and the books were opened.
Then I continued to watch because of the boastful words the horn was speaking. I kept looking until the beast was slain and its body destroyed and thrown into the blazing fire….
…there before me was one like a son of man, coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into His presence. He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all peoples, nations and men of every language worshiped Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and His kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.
Daniel describes asking for the meaning or interpretation, Daniel 7:15-20:
I, Daniel, was troubled in spirit, and the visions that passed through my mind disturbed me. I approached one of those standing there and asked him the true meaning of all this. So he told me and gave me the interpretation of these things: The four great beasts are four kingdoms that will rise from the earth. But the saints of the Most High will receive the kingdom and will possess it forever -yes, forever and ever.
Then I wanted to know the true meaning of the fourth beast, which was different from all the others…the ten horns…the horn that looked more imposing than the others and that had eyes and a mouth that spoke boastfully.
This part tells what will happen in the end times & gives something we can look for, Daniel 7: 21-22:
As I watched, this horn was waging war against the saints and defeating them, until the Ancient of Days came and pronounced judgement in favor (emphasis added) of the saints of the Most High, and the time came when they possessed the kingdom.