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FAQ  #11
What is the "mark of the beast?
9.  And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and
receive 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 without mixture 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:
the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth 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.
  Revelation 14.9-12
11.  And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
12.  And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to
worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
13.  And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
14.  And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of
sword, and did live.
15.  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.
16.  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:
17.  And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18.  Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number
of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
   Revelation 13.11-18
I am firmly convinced the Bible interprets all of it's prophetic symbols.

19.  We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that
shineth 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 any private
interpretation.
21.  For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved
by the Holy Spirit.
    1 Peter 1.19-21

And we are told in the first verse of Revelation that it is a book of symbols:
*   Read the blue, from the right to the left
From David Bauscher's Interlinear Peshitta
So we should go to scripture to find the meaning of these symbols.

I have examined what the "Beast" and it's "image" are in FAQ #10
And in order to understand the symbols involved it is necessary to go to the Bible.

The LORD has given us His explanation of having something on the hand and forehead
in the "frontlets":
4.  Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God is one Lord:
5.  And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.
6.  And
these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:
7.  And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house,
and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
8.  
And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between
thine eyes.
 Deuteronomy 6.8
Just as those who serve the LORD are to have His words in their thoughts (the
forehead) and actions (the hand), those who serve the fourth beast of Daniel 7 have to
words of ROME in their forehead (the thoughts) and the hand (the actions).

Their thoughts and actions, their beliefs and doctrines, ALL trace back to ancient Babylon.

Sunday was the day of rest in Babylon.

The pagan customs of Xmas all go back to ancient Babylon.

Ishtar, Lenten fasting, the "trinity doctrine" - all pagan customs that Paul said were the worship of demons.

The "cup of devils" which he said was impossible to mix with the worship of the LORD.
18.  Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul,
and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between
your eyes.
19.  And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in
thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when
thou risest up.
        Deuteronomy 11.18+19                                                                                                          
20.  But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God:
and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils.
21.  Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord's
table, and of the table of devils.
       1 Corinthians 10.20+21
The LORD doesn't want us having the demon worshipping practises of ancient Babylon in our
thoughts (the forehead) and actions (the hand) - He wants us to have His words in everything we do.

1.  Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
2.  And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.
3.  And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made
bread.
4.  
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by
every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
       Matthew 4.1-4


He doesn't want us to LIE to our children and tell them there is a Satan Claus and an Ishtar Bunny,
OR ANY OTHER LIE -
Jesus told us that these lies, these man made traditions of Sunday, Xmas, Easter,
would not be accepted:

7.  Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
8.  This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far
from me.
9.
 But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of
men.
                                                                                                                                                           Matthew
15.7-9

You have got to think He was a liar to approach Him and The Father with the man made traditions
and commandments of the Pope.

Which are in reality demon worship = the worship of angels
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For 1260 years during the Holy Roman Empire the saints (that is those who have Jesus' faith and have
held fast to God's Law - Revelation 14.12
), were unable to buy, sell, or trade, due to persecution.

5.  And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up
unto God, and to his throne.
6.  And
the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed
her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.  
   Revelation 12.5+6

Work was required on the Sabbath - it is commanded by the Pope that the Sabbath be desecrated, by the 29th
Cannon Law of the Synod of Laodicea:

#29

Christians must not judaize by resting on the Sabbath, but must work on that day,
rather honoring the Lord's Day; and, if they can, resting then as Christians. But if any
shall be found to be judaizers, let them be anathema from Christ.  
Synod of Laodicea
That is right.

The Pope COMMANDS us to sin - that is,
to transgress God's Law.

According to the Roman Catholic Church the
Sabbath must be desecrated in violation of The
4th Commandment:

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the
law
.                                                                                                                                                  1 John 3.4

The Saints were unable to "buy, sell, and trade" within normal society - they were forced to flee into the
"wildernesses" of the Earth, from Ethiopia to Scotland.

15.  And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried
away of the flood.
16.  And
the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which
the dragon cast out of his mouth.
17.  And
the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her
seed, which
keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus
Christ.
                                                                                                                           Revelation 12.15-17

Fleeing the
persecution of the Whore in Rome

The Pope is the "man of sin", sitting on the "City on Seven Hills", with his blasphemous title 'Holy Father".

There is only one "Holy Father" - and He isn't in ROME:

And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in
heaven.
                                                                                                                                   Matthew 23.9

Who is the liar here?? Jesus, or the Pope + and a million false prophets??

The LORD has promised us that these man made changes to His Law will lead to the destruction
of the Earth - DO YOU THINK HE LIED??

1.  Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and
scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
2.  And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid,
so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker
of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.
3.  
The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for the Lord hath spoken this
word.
4.  The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth
do languish.
5.  The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have
transgressed the laws,
changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
6.  Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate:
therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.
 Isaiah 24.1-6
Just as the seventh day Sabbath is the eternal, perpetual SIGN of who serves The LORD (Exodus 31.13-18) Sunday is the
eternal, perpetual MARK of ancient Babylon.

The same people The LORD is smiting in Revelation for having the mark of and the number of the Beast are the exact same
people The LORD is smiting in Isaiah 24:

1. Behold, the Lord maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth
abroad the inhabitants thereof.
2. And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so with his master; as with the maid,
so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the
taker of usury, so with the giver of usury to him.
3. The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for the Lord hath spoken this word.
4. The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth
do languish.
5. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the
ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
6. Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants
of the earth are burned, and few men left.
Isaiah 24.1-6

[if you read to the end of the chapter you will see this is speaking of The Day of The LORD, when the Sun and Moon are
darkened during the 6th + 7th Seal]

And The LORD is smiting the very same people when He returns in Isaiah 66:

15. For, behold, the Lord will come with fire, and with his chariots like a whirlwind, to render his anger with fury, and his
rebuke with flames of fire.
16. For by fire and by his sword will the Lord plead with all flesh: and the slain of the Lord shall be many.
17.
They that sanctify themselves, and purify themselves in the gardens behind one tree in the midst, eating swine's
flesh
, and the abomination, and the mouse, shall be consumed together, saith the Lord.
18. For
I know their works [the hand] and their thoughts [the forehead]: it shall come, that I will gather all nations and
tongues; and they shall come, and see my glory.
Isaiah 66.15-18

These are people who bear the mark of the beast - they can be recognized because they claim to be sanctified,
yet they set up "
lone trees" and eat swine

They have the ways of Mystery Babylon in their works (the hand) and in their thoughts (the forehead).

It is the mark of Rome that is branded into the "conscience" of those prophesied to fall away in the last days in 1 Timothy
4.1-3:

1. Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to
seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;
2. Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;
3. Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of
them which believe and know the truth.
1 Timothy 4.1-3

Only the Catholics are fulfilling this end time prophecy - they forbid the clergy to marry, which was the subject at hand (see
chapter 3) and they forbid the eating of clean meats on Lent and they still forbid clean meats on Friday in some Diocese.

What is branded into their conscience is the mark of the beast!

The word of The LORD is consistent throughout scripture - the end time enemies of the Old Testament are the
end time enemies in the New Testament.

Just as those who serve The LORD have His words in their thoughts (the forehead) and in their actions (the hand) those who
serve Mystery Babylon have the commands of Rome in the thoughts (the forehead) and in their actions (the hand).

Those who are teaching "the doctrines of devils" are the Synagogue of Satan denounced in Revelation:

FAQ3

The 144,000 who are sealed in Revelation are sealed for the same reasons people were sealed in Ezekiel 9:

FAQ9

The LORD is very consistent