He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads. Revelation 13:16
Maybe you’re using a smartwatch to monitor your vital signs. Good for you! We need to stay as healthy as possible. But what if a tiny chip the size of a speck of dust could be injected under your skin to do just that and more? Engineers at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science have created an injectable chip that can be inserted under your skin to monitor your temperature, blood pressure, glucose, and other health stats.
Technology isn’t evil and today’s innovations may lengthen our life, but what happens when an oppressive government seizes that technology to control its people? During the days of the Great Tribulation, the Antichrist will use every means to control the commerce and conduct of its citizens.
We shouldn’t be anxious about anything, but we should keep our eyes open to everything that may point toward the hastening of the return of Christ.
Citizens of the Antichrist’s empire will be distinguished by the mark of the Beast. Citizens of Christ’s kingdom are also identified by a mark: God marks believers as His very own by sending His Holy Spirit to live in them. David Jeremiah