Hey Quin, how ya be:)FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE REVELATIONS IS A GENUINE BOOK:
"He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead,
...so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name."
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =kwUzZQxzZYgXX&feature=rel ated
I remember in the '80s when it was UPC symbols, commonly known as "bar codes" :
I actually worked on systems (design and production) that applied at that time (early 1980's) and was a young believer at the time. Had well meaning brethren inform me I was "assisting the Anti-Christ..." that "..the Lord would return .." before the end of the decade and I should leave my employment or be damned. Well, I did eventually leave, but not for those reasons. It seems as a particular eschatological view has gained foothold beginning in the dawn of the 20th century, new technology seems to be scrutinized to how it may "fit in" to the letter of Revelation. I found this on Snopes:
What do you think?
I'm in the process of reading the "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" ,aka "Obamacare", daunting task but believe all should try, to know first hand what is being thrust on us.
Well, got to be about my day, hope yours is a great one bro...