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Featured ARE YOU READY FOR THE MARK OF THE BEAST?

Discussion in 'Controversial Christian Theology' started by LoveGodsWord, Oct 28, 2018.

  1. LoveGodsWord

    LoveGodsWord Well-Known Member

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    ARE YOU READY FOR THE MARK OF THE BEAST?

    WHAT IS THE MARK OF THE BEAST CLICK ME?

    There is a simple study from God's WORD * DANIEL AND REVELATION and history here beastsmark.com for those who may be interested in the scriptures and some more detail.

    God's WORD teaches that GOD'S PEOPLE ARE IN EVERY CHURCH! Theye are all those who BELIEVE and FOLLOW God's WORD as much as God has revealed to them. *JOHN 10:16; ACT 17:30-31.

    I would like to discuss the following scriptures here in this OP.

    REVELATION 14:6-12
    [6], And I saw another angel fly in midheaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and tribe, and tongue, and people,
    [7], Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment has come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
    [8], And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.
    [9], And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
    [10], The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out undiluted into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
    [11], And the smoke of their torment ascends up forever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receives the mark of his name.
    [12], Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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    QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION (linked to scripture studies in this thread)

    Q1. WHAT IS THE EVERLASTING GOSPEL? v6 linked
    Q2. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FEAR GOD? v7 linked
    Q3. HOW DO WE GIVE GLORY TO GOD? v7 linked
    Q4. WHAT IS THE JUDGMENT ABOUT? v7 linked
    Q5. WHO DOES BABYLON THE HARLOT WOMAN REPRESENT? v8; 17:1-5; 18:1-9
    Q6. THE MARK OF THE BEAST IS OVER WHORSHIP v8-12
    Q7. WHO IS GOD’S TRUE CHURCH IN GOD’S WORD? v12
    Q8. WHAT DOES A BEAST OR KINGDOM REPRESENT IN DANIAL AND REVELATIONS?
    Q9 WHAT ARE THE SYMBOLS AND MEANING OF MARK, SIGN AND SEAL?
    Q10. WHAT IS THE MARK OF THE BEAST AND WHEN DO PEOPLE RECEIVE IT?
    Q11. THE SEAL OF GOD HOW DO WE GET IT?
    Q12. DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CIVIL SUNDAY LAWS HAVE ALREADY PASSED?
    Q13. WHO IS THE ANTICHRIST, THE MAN OF SIN, THE BEAST AND 666?
    Q14. WHO DID THE EARLY REFORMERS BELIEVE THE ANTICHRIST WAS? 1/2
    Q15. WHO DID THE EARLY REFORMERS BELIEVE THE ANTICHRIST WAS? 2/2

    QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT

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    FRIENDLY CHRISTIAN DISCUSSION AND SCRIPTURE ONLY PLEASE.

    God bless you as you seek him through his Word.
     
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  2. ItIsFinished!

    ItIsFinished! Jesus Christ is our only hope.

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    If ready you mean saved by Jesus Christ then yes .
    I will not be here when the mark of the beast is implemented.
    The Church will not be here during the 7 year tribulation.
    However many will receive Christ as Saviour during that time and many will be martyrs for refusing to worship the Anti-christ.

    The Church removal can be found in 1st. Thessalonians 4:12-18 and 1st Corinthians 15:50-54
     
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  3. LoveGodsWord

    LoveGodsWord Well-Known Member

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    Hello brother ItIsFinished! Absolutely! What are we or what can we do without JESUS getting us ready for his coming? Thanks for sharing your thoughts brother.

    God bless.
     
  4. Lost4words

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    The beast. Yes, that was Nero. Revelation was written for those of the generation of the Apostles.
     
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  5. Monk Brendan

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    Yes, the Church WILL be here during the Tribulation.

    Thosse waiting for pre-trib rapture will be among the first to worship Antichrist.
     
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  6. ItIsFinished!

    ItIsFinished! Jesus Christ is our only hope.

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    Well without Jesus I wouldn't have much worth.
    He is the potter and I am the clay.
    Without Him I would just be a lump of clay without distinguishing attributes.
    With Christ we are trophies of His grace with the potential of being a vessel of honour.

    I believe we are on the cusp of the end times.
    The spreading and sharing the gospel (and living the gospel) are quite urgent at this particular juncture.
    So many rejecting Christ and many upon many leaving the faith .
    As brothers and sisters in Christ we need to stand together not apart.

    There is a serious spiritual war going on as I post this and we all need to be viligant and prepared by putting on the full armour of God.
    Drenched in the Word and showered in prayer.
    Jesus Christ is the ONLY HOPE this lost and dying world has.
     
  7. Monk Brendan

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    You two SDA's don't actually think the Pope is the beast of Revelation, do you?

    I know that SDA's think that worship on Sunday is the Mark of the Beast, and it was taken from paganism, but this is simply historically inaccurate.

    Does the SDA still teach that the US government is the False Prophet with its nasty old Sunday blue laws?
     
  8. ItIsFinished!

    ItIsFinished! Jesus Christ is our only hope.

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    100% false teaching and 100% not Scriptural.
    If I do not tell you this I will be held accountable by God.
     
  9. 1stcenturylady

    1stcenturylady Spirit-filled follower of Christ Supporter

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    Read your scriptures again. Neither one says Jesus comes before the Great Tribulation. Both of those are at the very end. The GT will have already taken place.
     
  10. ItIsFinished!

    ItIsFinished! Jesus Christ is our only hope.

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    Wow! Quite presumptuous aren't we.
    I'm not SDA. I'm a redeemed child of the utmost high.
    My Father is the King of kings and Lord of lords.
    And no I do not think the Pope is the beast.
    And I will not pretend to know who it will be.
    I will not be here during that terrible time.
     
  11. ItIsFinished!

    ItIsFinished! Jesus Christ is our only hope.

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    It implys Jesus will remove the Church before the 7 year tribulation.
    The Groom will not see His Bride endure the devine judgment upon a lost and dying world .
    Many upon many will receive Christ during that time , but the Church absolutely will not be here.
    I'm part of the Church.
     
  12. 1stcenturylady

    1stcenturylady Spirit-filled follower of Christ Supporter

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    Where? Show me. Scripture please. The way I read scripture, the Jews must first become part of the Church, and then the end will come.
     
  13. David Cabrera

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    I don't believe in the Rapture, and unless God have mercy on us, we will be present when the Anti-Christ appears.
     
  14. LoveGodsWord

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    It is interesting when studying the book of REVELATIONS and amazing as you look at the scriptures. For prophetic scriptures we read..

    2 PETER 1:20
    [19], We have also a more sure word of prophecy; to which you do well that you take heed, as unto a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: [20], Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of one's own interpretation. [21], For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.

    It is interesting as you study the prophetic scriptures you will find that the scriptures interpret themselves and tell you what their meaning is. For example what does a BEAST and it's HORNS represent in the prophetic scriptures?

    DANIEL 7:23-24
    [23], Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces. [24], And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.

    According to God's WORD a BEAST represtents a KINGDOM, GOVERNMENT and POLITICAL POWER. While the HORNS of the BEAST can represent the KING of that KINGDOM.

    Can you see how the scripture is true that the prophetic scriptures are not of any private interpretation and scripture defines scripture?

    God bless.
     
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  15. LoveGodsWord

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    Thanks for this post brother, this is where our focus should always be in Christ. If it is not we will miss out no matter were we are and what we call ourselves. Thanks for sharing these thoughts.
     
  16. LittleLambofJesus

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    I agree. Btw, who were the Roman rulers between 30ad and 70ad?

    WHAT "MANNER OF BUILDINGS AND STONES" 1ST CENTURY TEMPLE

    Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21 harmonized

    Matthew 24:
    1 And Jesus coming out, departed from the Temple.
    7 'For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places;
    Luke 21:11
    5 and of some saying concerning the Temple,
    11 great earthquakes also in places, and famines, and pestilences, there shall be; fearful things also, and great signs from heaven there shall be;
    Mark 13:
    1 And He going forth out of the Temple,
    8 for nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there shall be earthquakes in divers places,
    and there shall be famines and troubles; beginnings of sorrows are these.

    Luke 13: [Matthew 23:37]
    34 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were not willing!


    Revelation 18:8
    “Therefore Her stripes/blows will come in one day—death and mourning and famine.

    And she will be utterly burned with fire, for strong is the Lord God who judges[fn] her.


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  17. ewq1938

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    So Rev 19 happened already?
     
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  18. LoveGodsWord

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    Hello brother David, thanks for sharing your thoughts. Without getting sidetracked from the OP I am of the same belief as you in this regards. Thanks for sharing your thoughts brother.

    God bless.
     
  19. ewq1938

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    Does the rapture happen before the dead saints resurrect bodily or does it happen after the resurrection?
     
  20. 1stcenturylady

    1stcenturylady Spirit-filled follower of Christ Supporter

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    There will be a rapture, but not before the Great Tribulation as some have said the word of God implies. Or do you believe we go nowhere? That earth will become heaven?

    No, it is clear the Antichrist will be seen by the Church and that is in the GT, not apart from it.

    2 Thessalonians 2: Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, 2 not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of Christ had come. 3 Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, 4 who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.
     
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