Skip to comments.Is 'mark of the beast' in Real ID Act?
Posted on 03/22/2007 6:12:56 PM PDT by mmanager
JEFFERSON CITY A dire, apocalyptic prophecy in the Bible's Book of Revelation is getting a new audience: state legislators.
Several evangelical Christian groups say the federal Real ID Act, which will standardize state drivers licenses and link them to corresponding national ID numbers by 2009, represents the "mark of the beast," the devilish number 666 that is attached to the godless.
The nearly 2,000-year-old passage is referenced along with the prophetic locusts, plagues, oceans of blood and rivers of fire found in the Bible. Soon after, according to scripture, the antichrist takes control of the world and Jesus Christ returns.
In short, new national ID numbers could spell the beginning of the end, some Christians believe. Advertisement
"This is getting treacherously close to prophecy in the scripture," said Irvin Baxter Jr., founder and president of Endtime Ministries in Dallas.
And some Missouri legislators are listening.
Some Christians interpret verses from the book of Revelation that say humans will be "marked
so that no one can buy or sell who does not have that mark" as a prophecy of a global numerical control system to be used by the beast, or antichrist. The number would be used during the Great Tribulation, which some Christians believe will precede the second coming of Jesus.
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No. Please don't make Christianity look like a cheap cult of insignificant predictions that never come true but are always embodied in the next deadline that, when it arrives, turns out to have been a "misinterpretation."
They said the same thing about social security numbers years ago. I would not lose sleep over this.
I once saw a 666 image in my taco shell. I ate it.
Perhaps a step closer, but I have a feeling we wouldn't know it until it happens.
Technically, some Christians believe strongly in Voodoo.
But you would only mention the fact to advance an agenda against all Christians.
Get a grip.
When you are required to have it in order to buy or sell then it will become the number of the beast for certain. Thn next logical step is to have it implanted in the hand or the forehead.
It's my understanding that the muslims have a tier system of those they take over. If you don't convert, then you must submit and are a second class "citizen". But for those who don't even submit get a mark (something like a tattoo?) and are considered a slave. Then there are those who oppose them and are just get killed. Am I mistaken about this? I've had it in my mind that this is the mark of the beast the Bible refers to.
Well said, TC.
What does the real ID act have to do with Nero Ceasar again?
a good article on this subject can be found at:
select; "a must read"
pull up: "article 29/The Final End Time Beast"
print and save for future reference.
Um, no. Don't think so.
I believe that some of you took me wrong with my reply to my post. I'm not going to be around because I believe in "Pre-Trib" as the Bible states.
Anyone that wants my stuff, you can have it including bars of gold. It won't be worth anything without this mark.
My personal opinion is it can't happen until there is no more paper money,ect...Seems a logical first step..
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