posted on Jan, 13 2013 @ 11:32 PM
reply to post by WarJohn
It's something physical. Without it you cannot buy and sell. If money has gone all digital by then the only way to access you funds is by some
electronic device that proves that you are you. A Verichip or a barcode most likely if it happens in the next 20 to 50 years. Also taking the mark
you are pledging allegiance to the beast in some way too.
You're choosing a side in the war of the end times. The war between God and the Devil. And the Beast (Antichrist) and the false Lamb (False
Also there are Daniel 7 and 8 references in Revelation 13 as well that should be looked at too.
7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it
devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten
8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by
the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Looks like a different view of the same beast.
8 Therefore the he goat waxed very great: and when he was strong, the great horn was broken; and for it came up four notable ones toward the four
winds of heaven.
9 And out of one of them came forth a little horn, which waxed exceeding great, toward the south, and toward the east, and toward the pleasant
Simply put Revelation is cleverly cross-referencing Old Testament prophesies and adding extra information to them.