Archive for April, 2011

We continue or discussion on this Beast of Revelation. Under consideration is Nero, Emperor of Rome. As we saw in the previous discussion that the Biblical clues to the potential identity of the Beast were as follows; Ruler of a Nation set on Seven Hills This would be Rome The sixth head was alive at […]

Revelation 13:16  Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, 17 so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. Second […]

In the previous post we took note of the various and sometimes outrageous claims of prophecy prognosticators regarding the mysterious “Mark of the Beast.” There were two very consistent themes that bore themselves out. The first was that the mark ideas were very similar and they were all wrong. The second was that they all […]

As we conclude with our discussion on the Mark of the Beast remember that historically there were physical markings to designate one allegiance. A slave would be marked or pierced to show his allegiance to his master. Cattle is marked to show ownership as well. Roman military members would mark or tattoo themselves representing their […]

Rev. 13:11-12 Then I saw another beast rising out of the earth. It had two horns like a lamb and it spoke like a dragon. [12] It exercises all the authority of the first beast in its presence, and makes the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast, whose mortal wound was healed. As […]

2 Thes. 2:1 Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, [2] not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day […]

In this post we will continue our discussion of the man of Lawlessness. The purpose of this post is to give a brief synopsis of the passage and then in following posts list the arguments for and against certain propositions. But first, let us consider the passage again. 2 Thes. 2:1 Now concerning the coming […]