Just a thought experiment here…
For those of you who care, the end times position I hold to is called “amillennialism”. If that term is unfamiliar to you, let me help … are you familiar with the Left Behind book series? If so, it is NOT that. Not really close. Except that both views hold to the future return of Jesus.
Given that, my view of the end times is really quite different than most of contemporary Christianity, as is my understanding of the “mark of the beast.” Almost every discussion of the end times involves the topic of “the mark of the beast” and what it could be. Many (most?) people think it is a physical mark, many (most?) people think it is something like a chip, etc.
I’m not one of those people.
Here are two of the five “mark of the beast” passages: Continue reading