Evidence suggests that the technological advancements of today may be the beginning of the end of life as we know it on Earth.
The Mark of the Beast: RFID Chips
After the Rapture (the biblical reference to the dead and living in Christ being taken up to heaven together with Jesus, and just disappearing from the Earth), the Bible predicts a 7-Tribulation (a time of troubles). During this time, there will come a one-world government that will impose a law that anyone who does not bear the "Mark of the Beast" will be unable to buy or sell. There is much speculation on how the number 666 relates to a single person, and the Bible doesn't specifically reference any one particular person. My personal belief is that the "Beast" is Roman Catholicism which has been preaching lies since it's inception. The most heinous of those is the people believing that the Pope can intercede between man and God for the forgiveness of sins.
In Revelation Chapter 13 Verses 15-18: “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. Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.”
The "mark" may not be a literal mark, such as in being branded, and THAT my friends, is why we should greatly fear the RFID chip. Every American has one unique identifying number (SSN=Social Security Number), which could be coded into an RFID chip. Scanning this chip would be required to purchase food, clothing, gasoline, and all other goods and services that a person might need. I'm sure all other countries have some unique identifier for their citizens, that would serve a similar purpose.
You might say, well, "I will just pay cash for everything." That leads us to the second technological advancement that we should be fearful of.
The ATM or BankOMat: No Chip, No Cash
During this time of tribulation, all people will be called to turn in their debit and credit cards to the One-World Government, and they will all be destroyed. A law will be instituted that anyone that does not bear "The Mark of the Beast" (aka RFID chip) will not be able to access their bank accounts through an ATM (BankOMat), or online access. Scanners will be installed in all ATMs and the built in WebCams in computers, smart phones, tablets, etc., will scan the RFID chip to grant access.
All who bear "The Mark" are non-believers in Christ and followers of the Anti-Christ. Christians will not be able to buy or sell, because they will not bear "The Mark." They will have to develop other alternatives to procure those things that they need for survival, while still obeying the Word of God. That means that they can not steal for survival.
Bible Verses That Support The Mark of the Beast, The Rapture, The Tribulation, and The End
Mark of the Beast
Revelation 18: 13-15
I Thessalonians 5:2, I Thessalonians 4:16, Matthew 24: 37-42
Revelation 7:14, Matthew, Daniel 12;1 24:21
2 Peter 3:10, Matthew 24:29
Rise of the Beast
The Book of Revelation Made Clear
One-World Government, One-World Currency, One-World News Network, One-World Religion
The Great Deceiver, the Beast of Revelation will rise "from the sea" and claim to be the Messiah himself. During this 7-year reign, beginning with the signing of a peace treaty between Israel and the rest of the world, he will convince all the non-Christians that he was, is, and will always be the Saviour of mankind.
To institute world peace, he will globalize all those things that make people independent (all the things that America has fought wars to uphold those principals). We have already started down this path with the establishment of the European Union, the Euro as currency, and we already have a news network that slants the truth (CNN which is ripe for turning into a One-World News Network), and One-World Religion (Catholicism), which has been deceiving it's devout followers since it's creation.
The European Union of 28 member states, is poised to become the center of the One-World Government, and the President of the European Union in power at the time of the Rapture, is likely to be the one who is the true "Anti-Christ." Brokering the peace treatment between the Jews and Arabs who have been at war with each other for four thousand years, will give him the clout to convince people that only he, could be the Messiah, because only the Messiah would have the power to broker such a deal.
Be aware. Be prepared. Be informed. Be blessed. Read the Book of Revelation, and gain a better understanding of the Rapture, The Beast, The Mark of the Beast, The Tribulation, and the end of the world.
© 2020 John Fisher