What is the mark of the beast and who will be able to see it?
Make no mistake, the Antichrist will come from the church. And the mark of the beast will likely not be a secular mark, like a RFID chip, but it will be a religious mark. Just as a new christian is chrismated at baptism through faith by water and oil, so those who will receive the mark of the beast will do so through a religous ceremony and receive . . . (learn more at New Every Morning.)
People have asked me, "Is Obama the Antichrist?" "Is Donald Trump is the Antichrist?" Clearly this election cycle has a lot of people thinking about the end of the world.
The first thing we must recognize is that scripture refers to what we call "the spirit of the Antichrist" which has existed in the world since the fall of man, and also to the Antichrist who will "cause all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 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." (Rev. 13:16-17)
Scripture, both Old and New Testaments, give us many clues about the Antichrist. So do the church fathers. For example, we know that . . . (go to “New Every Morning” to learn more)