The 7-Year Tribulation Period Part 3
The Mark of the Beast
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
I.The 7 Year Tribulation Period
A.Four Facts About the False Prophet
1. (Rev. 13:11-18) the false prophet and the mark of the beast.
a. The False Prophet will be a worldwide religious leader who lends his credibility to the Antichrist and he causes the whole world into worshipping the Antichrist.
b. He has the supernatural ability to perform great signs and miracles in the presence of the beast and sight of the world to prove the deity of the Antichrist.
c. He leads the world to make an image of the beast (the Antichrist) that speaks and appears to have breathe.
d. He causes anyone who will not worship the image of the beast to be killed.
~(Isa. 14:13-14; Luke 4:5-7) Satan desires to be worshipped like he’s God.
e. He causes all to receive a mark on their right hand or forehead. No one can buy or sell except those who have the mark, the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Those who receive will be required to worship the Antichrist.
~(Rev. 20:4) those who refuse to receive the mark or worship the beast will be beheaded.
~(Rev. 14:9-12) receiving the mark of the beast and worshipping the beast is an unforgivable sin.
~(Rev. 16:1-2, 8-11) no repentance.
2. Precursors to the Mark of the Beast
a. UPC barcode
b. RFID chip
c. Play – What is RFID and How does it work?
d. Play – Nightly News clip
[Pastor Lee Stokes]