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What is the mark of the beast?

What is the Seal of God?

Revelation 13:1-8, Revelation 14:9-18

Is the mark of the beast a number tattooed on your arm, hand or forehead? Is it a chip inserted under the skin that can be scanned by technology? 

 

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Good Question Bart. But to really understand the mark of the beast you need to understand who is the beast. The book of Daniel lays a good groundwork to come to grips with the identity of who it is and Revelation points out who is the beast. So once you understand this you can get to start to understand the mark of the beast. 

When you understand what the mark is you will understand that it has nothing to do with computer chips or any other human technology. As we have seen one poster here thinks it is because he has not learned the groundwork for understanding what is really at issue here.   

Perhaps it will help to quote Rev.13:17, "And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name."

Note the following:

1. The number is not the mark but is the number of the name;

2. Buying and selling is dependent on: (i) the mark OR (ii) the name OR (iii) the number.

I find that the best approach to finding the mark is to first identify the beast. Once you have identified the beast then it should be simple to determine the mark. Approaching it the other way around is fraught with uncertainty and is why we see a lot of people declaring the mark (e.g. bar code) but having no idea who the beast that enforces the mark is.

Thanks for starting the thread Bart, much better than wrecking another person's thread by going off-topic.

The seal of God is the Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 1:13 And you also were included in Christ when you heard the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation. When you believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,

The bible doesn’t say what the mark of the beast is, but it seems to be a matter of commerce.

Revelation 13:16And the second beast required all people small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their forehead, 17so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark…

The connection appears to be the image of the first beast, and the refusing to worship that image.

15The second beast was permitted to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image would also speak and cause all who refused to worship it to be killed.

The ability of the image to speak and one’s refusal to worship the image causes one to be killed.

The mark of the beast allows on to perform commerce in the society.

Some believe his is Sunday worship, but this is somewhat questionable.  You would have to sale Sunday worship to the entire world; how possible is that?

Gene said:

Some believe his is Sunday worship, but this is somewhat questionable.  You would have to sale Sunday worship to the entire world; how possible is that?

Not only possible it will happen as the Bible says. I note you skipped over one text that talks about the Mark of God:

Rev 7:3 Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.

Yes, commerce under admiralty/maritime jurisdiction and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) are connected in a big way. I did extensive research over decades of not only the Bible, but also Constitutional law, history, demonology, admiralty/maritime law and the UCC, Money, Central banking, Federal Reserve and assassinations of Kennedys, MLK, Lincoln, false flags, CIA, mind control on and on..the New World Order history, current events and plans. I realized in mid 1980's the situation from the core of spiritual truths and the scriptures where the system was headed (not good) and that commerce was a big factor as well as spiritual motivation (children of the Devil; Seed of the Serpent, and that the law of the sea admiralty/maritime jurisdiction had come unto the land unlawfully and supplanted common law and Constitutionally protected rights given to us by the Creator.

Below is evidence of the commerce factor and significance. The globalist Luciferians are motivated by Angelic/demonic spirits and hatred, greed and insatiable appetite for money, power, and influence. But they always make sure that they are prospering at the expense of others while they steal, kill and destroy (the Devil's main ministry objectives).

Notice: Babylon, 

Commerce, merchants or ships, sailors, trade by sea; verses 3, 11, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23.

Souls of men; 13. Spiritual fornication with the Devil; 3, 9.

Revelation of John 18

1And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.  2And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.  3For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.  4And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.  5For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.  6Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.  7How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.  8Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.  9And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,  10Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.  11And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:  12The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,  13And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.  14And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.  15The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,  16And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!  17For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,  18And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!  19And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.  20Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.  21And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.  22And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;  23And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.  24And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

Where is your Chip? 

Gene, good points.

Yes, the seal of God is by the holy spirit, the gift of God. When God seals something, its more definite and dependable then King's, Counties, States, Federal or Notary seals.

Ephesians 1: 13-14; 13In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed (Greek; sphragizo) with that holy Spirit of promise,  14Which is the earnest (Greek; arrabon) of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.

Sealed in verse 13 is Greek; sphragizo, from Strong's 4972; to stamp (with a signet or PRIVATE MARK) for security or preservation (literally or figuratively); by implication, to keep secret, to attest: (set a, set to) seal up, stop. 21Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, isGod;  22Who hath also sealed us, and given the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.

Ernest is a good faith guarantee or pledge of good faith, as God gives the holy spirit gift of God to those that believe. That holy spirit gift is the earnest; Greek; Arrabon, a foretaste or pledge of some future benefit. Transliterated from Hebrew word erabon, a goodwill pledge in a business deal or agreement.

II Corinthians 5:5; " 5Now he that hath wrought us for the selfsame thing is God, who also hath given unto us the earnest of the Spirit. (Arrabon again for earnest)

II Corinthians 1:21-22; 21Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, isGod;  22Who hath also sealed (Greek; sphragizous us, and given the earnest (arrabon) of the Spirit in our hearts.

Mark:

Revelation 13:16

(KJV)  And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:

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G5480   (Strong)

χάραγμα

charagma

khar'-ag-mah

From the same as G5482; a scratch or etching, that is, stamp (as a badge of servitude), or sculptured figure (statue): - graven, mark.

Total KJV occurrences: 9"

The mark which is most likely a chip, the only practical way for controlling who can buy or sell universally which in history was never available until the advent of the computer age and the development of the internet, huge servers, and all the technological advancements used for the police state world-wide matrix bondage system.

This administration ends in Revelation 10: 6-7 when the Musterion Sacred Secret is finished and eternal life begins.

6And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer:  7But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets."

Believers are saved, sealed and have the earnest pledge of eternal life by the holy spirit. I believe these promises, yet we have the verses dealing with the consequences of taking the mark, worship of the Beast or his image.

Just exactly the resolution of the conflict of the promises we have in the Church Epistles wherein Christ will gather us unto him etc. with the admonitions in Revelation, it is uncertainty and difficulty reconciling the two. The gathering together may occur at the ending of the Musterion Period as stated in Revelation 10:6-7?

I would recommend that no believer in Christ take any chip implant or worship Lucifer, Satan or any other gods whatsoever. If there is even a remote possibility of God's judgment for taking the chip for believers in this time, then don't do it. The indications from the Word is what it says about the judgment of those that take the mark, worship the Beast and worship the image of the Beast.

Horray he found his chip, God is smarter than you and does not need to rely on human technology. if you read those verses again take note of the word worship. Compare with Dan.Ch3. The Bible will tell you all of it and if you get stuck and are not to stiffnecked ask and someone will tell you. 

 

Rev 10:6 And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer:
Rev 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.

Who lives forever and ever? God. Who created Heaven and the earth? God. Time no longer means: Prophetic measure of Time is 360 years in Dan we see the words Time Times and a half a time. means 3 1/2 times 1260 years 

Dan 7:25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.

So after those times end, we will now have the time of the end that we are now living in.

Dan 8:17 So he came near where I stood: and when he came, I was afraid, and fell upon my face: but he said unto me, Understand, O son of man: for at the time of the end shall be the vision.


  

James and Gene have to do all kinds of Gymnastics and contortions to make what they believe work. It is quite simple when you follow what the Bible has said all along. Why study what the mark of the Beast is but rather what Gods Seal is.

Speaking about the law of God.

Deuteronomy 6:8 And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes. 

Revelation 13:16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand,  or in their foreheads:

The focus is always on the mark of the beast, but it should be on the mark God gives his Saints. Why should the focus be on the false mark.  

Rev. 7:3

Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.

If you have Gods mark are you going to get the Mark of the Beast? 

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The ignorance that Protestants have come to is sad.  Many Catholics can tell you that the Sabbath is the 7th day of the Bible and that the Catholic Church changed it to the first day and this is what gives them the authority to do what they do.  Due to Protestants following Sunday (hypocrisy) the Roman Church claims authority over Sunday keeping churches.

Do James and Gene stand on the authority given them by the tradition of the Catholic church for Sunday worship or do they follow the what is commanded by the Bible.   It is that simple.

Thanks for your reply Bart as you said:

Do James and Gene stand on the authority given them by the tradition of the Catholic church for Sunday worship or do they follow the what is commanded by the Bible.   It is that simple.

Sunday keepers are clearly placing themselves under the authority of The Man Of Sin who instituted the spurious day for worship. let us compare some points between Christ and Antichrist.

1 Christ begins ministry by the water of baptism

1 Antichrist comes out of the water Rev 13:1

2 Christ had a ministry for 3 ½ years

2 Anti Christ had a ministry for 42 months (3 ½) years

3 Christ is one with the Father

3 Antichrist is one with the Dragon

4 Christ has His authority from the Father

4 Antichrist has his authority from the Dragon

5 Christ wears a Crown Rev. 19:12

5 Antichrist wears a crown Rev. 13:1

6 Christ wields a sword Rev. 19:15

6 Antichrist wields a sword Rev 13:7

7 Christ come bact to life Rev. 5:6

7 Antichrist come back to life Rev. 13:3

8 Christ was betrayed by a close friend (Judas)

8 Anti Christ was betrayed by her eldest son (France) who was the first of the Ten to become converted to the Catholic faith.

9 Christ did die on the cross and rose again (Eph. 2:15 - 17)

9 Anti Christ received the deadly wound which was healed (Rev. 13:3, 13:10)

10 JesusChrist is the Son of God (Matt. 1:23)

10 The Antichrist is the son of Satan (Rev. 13:2, 13:4)

11 Jesus had the power from His Father (Matt. 28:18)

11 The Antichrist shall have the power of his father (Satan) (Rev. 13:2)

12 Jesus' authority came from His Father (John 5:26-27)

12 The Antichrist shall have authority from his father Satan (Rev 13:2)

13 Jesus did great miracles (John 20:30)

13 The Antichrist will do lying signs and wonders (Rev 13:13)

14 Jesus' followers worship the Father (Matt 14:10)

14 The Anti-Christ's followers will be deceived to worship Satan (Rev 13:8)

15 Jesus entered Jerusalem (Matt 21:10)

15 The Antichrist shall enter Jerusalem Daniel 11

16 Jesus is God who come in the flesh

16 The Antichrist shall proclaim himself to be God

17 Jesus followers worship Him

17 Those that follow the Antichrist shall worship him

18 Jesus is truth

18 The Antichrist is deceit and lies

19 Jesus is love

19 The Antichrist is the embodiment of hate

20 Jesus gives life

20 The Antichrist gives death

21 The Holy Spirit guides you to truth

21 The false prophet guides you to deceit

22 The Holy Spirit glorifies Jesus

22 The false prophet glorifies the Antichrist

23 The saints are sealed with the Holy Spirit

23 The deceived are sealed with the mark of the Beast

24 Jesus is God who came in the flesh

24 Antichrist will deny Christ came in the flesh

25 Holy Spirit Glorifies Jesus John 16:14

25 The beast from the earth Glorifies Antichrist Rev. 13:13

26 The Holy Spirit was poured out at Pentecost

26 The beast from the earth Glorifies Antichrist by false outpouring of the spirit Rev. 13:13

Points 21, 23, 25, and most of all point 26 should be looked at by Mr. French.  The Charismatics/ Pentecostals have joined hands. There are sects of Roman Catholics who speak in tongues, and a group of Pentecostals who have met with the pope.  The false outpouring is coming.

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