The Mark of the Beast Issues Examined
Here are addressed some of the most common fallacies, assumptions, and questions concerning this Great Tribulation period and the coming mark of the beast (from February 2021). Carefully study and verify these answers.
1) Since the beast and his image will be worshiped (Rev.13:8; 13:12; 13:15; 14:11; 19:20; 20:4), won't the mark of the beast be easily recognized?
The Greek word translated worship,
as some will give to the beast and his image, is PROSKUNEO. That Greek word means: kiss like a dog licking his master's hand; to fawn or crouch to; prostrate oneself in homage (do reverence to, adore).
The "WORSHIP" connected with the Mark of the Beast can, therefore, be very subtle, as shown by the meaning of the actual word itself; it does NOT mean swearing to follow a person as a god, or necessarily making any kind of grandiose, public declaration or pledge of allegiance to one, as you might have seen in a movie.
2) Must the antichrist be revealed before the mark of the beast?
Not necessarily. There is nothing in Scripture that says "the man of sin" must be, or will be, revealed before the mark of the beast, as some have been led to believe.
However, regarding the timing
of the mark of the beast: the sequential order of the angelic warnings of the announcement that Babylon the Great
has fallen (Rev. 14:8) will precede the angelic warning not to receive the mark of the beast (Rev. 14:9-12).
Moreover, the first 5 seals (Rev. 6:1-11) also gives us details about the timing of the mark of the beast. The saints start to be martyred at seal 4 and that continues on into seal 5. Such is preceded by peace being taken from the earth and men slaying each other (seal 2); and famine (seals 3 and 4). See "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse." We read in Revelation:
He was given power to make war against the saints and to conquer them. And he was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation. All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast--all whose names have not been written in the book of life belonging to the Lamb that was slain from the creation of the world. (Rev 13:7,8)
IF Revelation 13 is in sequential order,
then: (a) the war on the saints
will occur before the mark of the beast and (b) a type of worship of the antichrist
will be given, even if he is not fully and officially recognized as having authority over "every tribe, people, language and nation".
It is also possible that those events are just noted as occurring without being fully accomplished or recognized prior to the issuing of the mark of the beast. The antichrist could be 'worshiped' in a much lesser and dramatic way than the Mark of the Beast movies have shown such a figure to be, which would confirm the Greek meaning of the word itself. Nothing in God's word states the antichrist will be given a public declaration as the world ruler with a ceremony.
The issuing of the mark of the beast might predate the revealing of the antichrist (2 Thess. 2:4). To be safe, absolutely refuse anything on or in your body, especially one that will provide special privileges for having received such as with the covid (sars-cov-2) vaccine or anything of the like.
Our days are filled with DECEIT. You must be very cautious and spiritually
guarded in everything. Seek answers from the bible and look to God for help and strength.
3) Does the angelic warning to not take the mark of the beast (Rev. 14:9-12) mean an actual angel, like Gabriel, will be giving out that message?
No. The Greek term for "angel
" means 'messenger.' Consequently, that messenger could possibly have a collective meaning, that is, Christians globally will give out that warning to not take the mark of the beast.
Such a warning is imperative, because those who do receive the mark, including the saints, will be tormented with burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb. The smoke of their torment rises for ever and ever and there will be no rest day or night for those who worship the beast and his image, or for anyone who receives the mark of his name (Rev. 14:10,11).
4) Will the mark of the beast be "in" or "on" the right hand or forehead of the recipients?
The scripture referring to the bodily location of the mark of the beast is Rev. 13:16. There is no actual Greek word to justify the usage of "in" or "on". Nonetheless, a bodily mark is indeed coming, and it will be delivered via a microneedle patch vaccine (aka the "smart patch") that looks like piece of velcro on a band-aid and it will simultaneously stamp a Quantum Dot Tattoo (QDT) onto your body as proof of vaccination. This QDT contains a bioluminescent enzyme called Luciferase which will enable your stamp/tattoo, otherwise invisible to the naked eye, to glow and be seen under a special type of scanner or smart phone app. This scannable mark will be the proof of vaccination ID which will enable the recipients to travel, attend public gatherings and especially to "buy or sell."
Such a mark, administered at the same time as the vaccine, will be both 'on' the body and 'in' the body, as the many "snake fang" microneedles penetrate ever so slightly the top surface of the skin. Such a mark can be easily administered to either the right hand or the forehead. To be safe, do not receive any mark whatsoever onto your body for any reason, especially a mark needed to access your currency, even if that access feature would not be made available or activated until after the issuance of said mark. [NOTE: the RFID chip is now old technology.]
5) Does "forced" or "caused" in Rev. 13:16,17 mean physically overpowered?
He [the false prophet] also FORCED everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name. (Rev 13:16,17)
Since we learn in other scriptures that a great innumerable multitude will overcome the beast and his mark by being slain (Rev. 7:9-14), then apparently, there must be free will to resist and refuse the mark.
Those overcomers did not "receive" the mark (Rev. 14:9; 14:11). Hence, though they were "forced", they were still able to refuse "receiving" it; they were free to choose captivity and death
(Rev. 13:10) over taking the mark:
They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death (Rev 12:11).
Again, they were not physically overpowered, though "forced" (severely pressured, squeezed, and with their back against the wall, etc.), they did overcome in their personal "test," uniquely given to all Christians of the last generation.
Certainly, not as authoritative as God's word is ID2020 itself. It states:
Especially since nonparticipants in this system would be unable to buy or sell goods or services. [https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-universal-digital-identification-and-you]
The term nonparticipants
also shows not everyone will receive the Mark of the Beast, though they were "forced".
6) Since the mark of the beast will be on the right hand or forehead, is it possible for it to be connected to this current warped speed 'miracle' hypodermic vaccine?
No. The hypodermic needle syringe will not be used for the mark. Instead, the mark of the beast will be coming with a different type of vaccine delivery - a microneedle patch that looks like a piece of velcro on a band-aid. The most recent name for it is a "smart patch" and it uses the new snake fang microneedle vaccine delivery and marking method. That is that type of vaccine that will place an invisible mark or stamp on the body as proof of vaccination enabling the recipients to travel, go to gatherings and especially to "buy or sell." Such a mark can easily be placed on the right hand or forehead for proof of vaccination.
7) Doesn't 'hand' mean strictly the hand, as we understand it today?
The Greek term translated hand
is used elsewhere in the New Testament and refers to, at times, the: finger, wrist, forearm or arm. That Greek term does not have to be the hand, as we understand it today.
8) Is the rider on the white horse - seal 1 (Rev. 6:2), the antichrist?
There is nothing definite
to prove that he is or he isn't. Nonetheless, that rider is shown to be aggressively going forth with a crown
(corona) to conquer
and is riding a white horse, as Jesus rides a white horse when he returns
(Rev. 19:11). Since Jesus already conquered (Rev. 5:5), this rider can't be him.
Hence, he could be a counterfeit savior, which seems likely.
It is possible that this rider, who is aggressively conquering
global healthcare, technology, businesses, medicine, food, climate, etc. as a type of savior of the world, is also the antichrist
9) Could Bill Gates III be the antichrist?
Without question, Gates is in a class of his own as he has used his money to change the way mankind has been functioning. He is trying to transform the whole system into a different and horrific world,
even to the point of his future plan to dim the sun, feed people synthetic beef made in labs from stem cells as well as cockroaches to replace beef in order to "cut down on greenhouse gas emissions"!
Gates also wants to purify raw sewage
to produce drinking water for the people. He was a visitor to Jeffrey Epstein and had a commercial made with the "Spirit cooking" Marina Abramovic [ https://newtube.app/user/Fragalicious/kifSazP ].
It was also Bill Gates who went to MIT and paid them to develop the glowing LUCIFERase quantum dot tattoo coming with the future microneedle vaccine, which will place a mark on the body as proof of vaccination. It was Microsoft who patented WO2020060606 with the three sixes at the end and who will store the data for their worldwide vaccine AI (Artificial Intelligence) biosensor humanity tracking and body-mining plan.
Furthermore, in ASCII, the name BILL GATES III (all caps) equals 666. It was Bill Gates, who has no medical degrees, who was the chief authoritative voice when this "pandemic" first emerged and who dogmatically declared that 7 billion people will have to be vaccinated in order for the world to "return to normal". Gates lives in a house that is 66,000 square feet and he will be 66 years old in October 2021, just before Halloween. His wife Melinda, during an interview, was wearing an upside down cross around her neck, a symbol in Satanism. Bill Gates seems to be the best candidate for the antichrist at this point, but time will tell. That would make lying Fauci the false prophet, who looks like a lamb, but speaks like a dragon (the devil), Rev. 13:11.
10) How will the faithful saints be killed by a literal sword?
In Rev. 6:8, the Greek term for 'sword' means a long and broad cutlass or any weapon of the kind. That would include a guillotine and would fit perfectly with what will happen, that is, beheading. Scripture is clear that the penalty for rejecting the mark is decapitation, if one is a Christian or not (Rev. 13:10 cf. 20:4).
It is highly possible, the Noahide Laws that were snuck into House Resolution 104 - designating March 26, 1991, as "Education Day, U.S.A." [ https://www.congress.gov/bill/102nd-congress/house-joint-resolution/104/text ] will be the basis, since beheading is the penalty for blasphemy. Blasphemy there is defined as from the unbelieving darkened perspective of the Jews, meaning that Christians will be targeted for worshiping Jesus and for their belief system as a whole. Those beheaded for rejecting the mark of the beast are killed for that very reason, that is, they rejected the mark of the beast and that includes even unbelievers.
11) How do you know the mark of the beast is a literal mark rather than a symbolic, spiritual mark or even Sunday worship?
The Greek term for "mark" also means: scratch, stamp or etching
and comes from a root word meaning: sharpen to a point or palisade. That clearly points to the microneedle "smart patch" vaccine (not this hypodermic needle type being given in February 2021). Consequently, the mark or scratch would be literal as it comes from a literal object and will be placed onto the body.
Additionally the "buy or selling" (Rev. 13:17) is also literal as the same Greek terms are cited in Mt. 13:44 showing a literal buying and selling. That is likewise the plan of the elites as they have announced online to the world in ID2020 [https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-universal-digital-identification-and-you]. The mark of the beast will be a literal mark on the right hand or forehead needed to literally "buy or sell" goods or services. At this point, the mark of the beast is coming with other privileges such as work, travel and access to large gatherings and certain public venues.
12) Didn't Jesus say he was coming 'soon' (Rev. 22:20) and that was 2,000 years ago?
Yes, the PRECIOUS Lord Jesus did said that. He also stated, "some who are standing here will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom
" (Mt. 16:28), but the latter was fulfilled at the mount of transfiguration
six days later (Mt. 17:1-8). Neither scripture necessitates the faulty conclusion that Nero was the antichrist and the mark of the beast was a past tense event
Remember from God's infinite and eternal perspective, 2,000 years is like a mere 2 days. Peter wrote,
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day (2 Pet 3:8).
You must NOT take the mark of the beast. You MUST remain faithful to Jesus and patiently endure the sufferings we are all being subjected to.
This is a "test" similar to, but more final than, the severe tests the Christians of the past faced with their life-or-death situations. To receive the mark of the beast is to be eternally condemned with no chance of forgiveness
. It is the unpardonable sin
unique to our generation and all people, even former Christians, who yield and the take the mark will be tormented in eternal fire forever
because of that one act of disobedience
On an encouraging note: remember that one second after the faithful are beheaded, those overcomers will be in PARADISE. You must remain faithful to JESUS to the end. "They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; THEY DID NOT LOVE THEIR LIVES SO MUCH AS TO SHRINK FROM DEATH" (Rev 12:11). That must be YOU!
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