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by rain
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:28 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: The Mark of the Beast
Replies: 50
Views: 7954

Re: The Mark of the Beast

Hi Paul, I agree context is crucial, and this Revelation was written two thousand years ago. However, do you think it's message is just limited to the people of that time? If not, how do you discern which parts are relevant just for them, and which parts are relevant for us? The similarities with Da...
by rain
Wed Sep 02, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: The Mark of the Beast
Replies: 50
Views: 7954

Re: The Mark of the Beast

Revelations also says that the saints, those Christians that endure will receive God's mark on their foreheads. We understand this to be a spiritual mark, is it not possible the the mark of the beast is more spiritually speaking? Hi Melanie, yes there are references in both new and old testament th...
by rain
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:27 am
Forum: End Times
Topic: The Mark of the Beast
Replies: 50
Views: 7954

The Mark of the Beast

In Revelation 13:16-18, it talks about the mark of the beast. There are heaps of strange and wonderful interpretations of what this will be, when it will (or did ) happen, yet all seem to completely skip the specifics of what the verse says. Here is what the text says: 16 And he causes al l, both sm...
by rain
Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:31 am
Forum: The Bible and Scripture
Topic: Is the Bible really the infallible word of God?
Replies: 30
Views: 3799

Re: Is the Bible really the infallible word of God?

I like what you have shared, Danieltwotwenty. In particular the placement of authority on Jesus' teachings as being more important than anything else. After all, Jesus said that HE was the cornerstone from which our house should line up. In response to the thought about whether the bible is the word...