Mark of the Beast
There is a project underway across China that should grab the attention of every Christian who takes Bible Prophecy seriously – it’s called the ‘Social Credit System’. Furthermore, it should grab the attention of anyone who values the freedom and liberty of humankind.
First announced back in 2014, this project is designed to secure the obedience and trust of the population by ranking them on a points system – in a nutshell, this acts as a mechanism of distinguishing the ‘good’ citizens from the ‘bad’ ones. Each citizen has a personal score which goes up for desirable behaviours and down for misdemeanours. Those with high scores can benefit from… Continue reading
In our world of fast-paced change, the way financial transactions take place has evolved dramatically in recent years. Chequebooks are almost a thing of the past and the concerted push towards a cashless society will inevitably gather pace in the near future. Advances in technology are making cashless payments easier by the day whilst improved counterfeiting techniques and will continue to fuel this trend away from cash – this is being further accelerated by a perception that moving away from the paper currency will reduce financial crime.
However, there are serious problems with electronic financial transactions as they have proven to be anything but secure. The failure to protect online… Continue reading
In our scientific age, many demand evidence to distinguish fact from fiction! As the evolution brainwashed generation grows, many believe science has answered the big questions…and why wouldn’t they? Our media portrays evolution as a proven fact and this subtly tells us we have no need for God and that we are not accountable to any greater power. Maybe this is where you stand, but is there any proof that God doesn’t exist?
It’s right that we should explore the evidence to explain our existence, but we need to be objective in our search. If you believe that God doesn’t exist are you being honest with the many different claims… Continue reading
We have blogged before on the rapidly developing technologies that appear to be opening the door for a fulfillment of clear prophecy such as the passage below:
And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. 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: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of… Continue reading
There is a well-known prophetic passage in Revelation 13 that describes a coming time where people will have to receive the ‘image of the beast’ on their right hand or forehead:
And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. 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: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark,… Continue reading
We recently blogged about a non-religious technology blogger who pointed out the similarity between the description of the “mark of the beast” in the book of Revelation and modern technological security developments – Technology for the mark of the beast.
This additional link describes a coming device that identifies us through our heartbeat! This is evidently a very secure way to authenticate identity – Pulse passwords are next step towards permanent human microchip implantations.
The technology is this field is becoming astonishingly advanced and we suspect it won’t be too long before we have to make difficult decisions because of the legitimate concerns that these devices will raise.
This is an interesting “technology” blog that includes insightful comments about a well-known text in the book of Revelation from the perspective of a non-religious blogger – The Mark of the Beast is coming…or is it here?
The Apostle John (in the first century AD) was clearly given a very accurate vision of what the world would look like in the future. We would argue that the book of Revelation is a divinely inspired text and precisely relays many forthcoming events. Although we imagine the technology for the “mark of the beast” will be incredibly advanced, it’s very difficult (and maybe a little unwise) to speculate on the precise nature… Continue reading