Previously, Ancient Rome had divided and ruled her subjects. But the Lord Christ would now divide and rule — Rome!
This began to occur "in the fullness of time."1756 For it was then that the Son of God, our Lord and King Jesus, started destroying the remains of all
the World-kingdoms of ancient times. He came down from Heaven to Earth, in the days of the heathen Roman hegemony. It was then that He and His Messianic "Stone Kingdom" rolled down, like a huge Rock, from the Mountain of God — and cracked the composite statue, after colliding with it.1757