Revelation Prophecy tells us a lot about the last days. The period of most of the prophecies for this is during the tribulation. This tribulation fits into two time periods. One is the period before the great tribulation. This many believe will be the time when the church is raptured up. They call this the pre-trib rapture. The period of Revelation six to the end of the chapter reveals the time period of Gods wrath. Within this time frame, many prophecies will be fulfilled concerning the church, Israel, and the nations. It is during this later period of Gods wrath that the beast comes to power. His society will be the pinnacle of power. His rule will be greater than that of the Roman Empire, Alexander the great, Napoleon, or even Hitler. The society he will reign over is going to be more brutal and controlling than any Nazi empire every seen. Revelation 13 tells us:
Revelation 13:16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
In addition to the coming brutal power of this dictator, our nations today are seeing the formation of controlling mechanisms that this evil “son of perdition” can use and probably will use. The daily news brings us more details of what such a society could be like. Put that against the bible prophecies and the picture is clear. For example, in Germany, Home schooling is outlawed. Kids are taken away from parents in their home school environment to the state schools that are allowed to teach kids the morality of the state. A recent news item from the Network For Freedom in Education brought this to the attention of the world. Worldnet daily ran an article on it. The article said in part that:
A Nazi-era law requiring all children to attend public school, to avoid "the emergence of parallel societies based on separate philosophical convictions" that could be taught by parents at home apparently is triggering a Nazi-like response from police.
The word comes from Netzwerk Bildungsfreiheit, or Network for Freedom in Education, which confirmed that children in a family in Bissingen, in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, have been forcibly hauled to a public school.
The court in Germany had problems with some of the so-called adults who educated their kids at home because in one example the parents belonged to “a Christian community which is strongly attached to the bible” and “rejected public schooling because of the explicit sexual indoctrination” according to Worldnet daily. The world simply hates the biblical admonitions of holiness and separation to God. As we move closer to the reign of the beast and his “new world order”, the lines of morality will become almost unreadable. The world accepts all things as moral, while rejecting any notion of godliness and moral behavior using biblical admonitions as a foundation. This becomes a standard to use against believing Christians and others who don’t accept the immorality of society. The opponents cry “bigots”, “unchristian”, or even “hate monger” to those who stand upon biblical beliefs against the onslaught of the world’s filth.
Moreover, schools represent society, according to the courts in Germany. This belief became the final nail in the proverbial coffin, so to speak. The court in Germany finished the matter saying that "it was in the children's interest to become part of that society.” "The parents' right to education did not go as far as to deprive their children of that experience," the ruling said. What we see is the coming ruling of the empire over the citizens of that empire. What will happen to you if you don’t want to send your children to school? Will you be next? What will happen if you don’t want to be fingerprinted, get a mandatory photo ID, or God forbid a mark of identity? All this is coming. Our own United States is gearing up for a national id in 2008. Following the lead is Great Britain.
In another bit of news, the Daily Telegraph is reporting that Tony Blair wants everyone to be included in its nations DNA database. The Telegraph reported that Blair called for:
“The national DNA database to be expanded to include every citizen.”
Further, the Telegraph also stated a report from Downing Street saying that no thought had been given at this stage to requiring everyone to give a DNA sample, although they will have to give scans of their eye and fingerprints for a passport and eventually a national identity card. At this stage, the Prime Minister believed it was a "personal matter" whether people, including other Government ministers, should volunteer their DNA.
Won’t the “beast” have fun with that entire DNA from the whole country! Add to the DNA all the national id cards, fingerprinted, retinal scans and you have only a little way to go to get the true mark which is coming. This is seen in Revelation 13. With all that is happening, the prophecy of Revelation 13 and the “beast” is not too far off. Our own leaders are actually making it easier for Him to take over and really put technology to work enslaving the people of the world. It will happen. Prophecy tells us the “whole world will receive a mark”. This mark will control the people’s ability to buy, sell, and even live. Are you ready for that? Move over and make room for the “New World Order”. It not only is coming, but it is here already, in part. Along with it are policies which will put the word slave back into “enslave” in a real way. One wrong move and the powers of the day will simply lock you up and throw away the key. Are you ready for this?