Colunga - RE: Nicole - RE: Taking Mark Out"
I am with Nicole on this one…If someone stands up and says “I’ll
take the mark.” They are done.
First, they will have a temporary reaction that will probably
scar them. Those sores might fester (or itch) for the
remainder of their time on earth. Probably won’t get rid
of the scars or even the sores.
Second, I believe that their minds will be fully committed to
their decision and by their own power, God’s or even
Satan’s power, they will not even have the desire to listen to a
Remember also, the church will be gone, the Holy Spirit will be
gone. Also, a tribulation saint that will not want to talk
to someone with the mark. Probably would not be in
the best interest of the tribulation saint, to have a salvation
Third, sin will be rampant during this time. I believe an
attitude of ‘everything goes’ will also come along with the
mark. Romans talks about how God leaves the sinner to his/her
own depraved mind to do the things they want to do.
Finally, the antichrist’s plan might also include engaging those
recently marked in some type of propaganda training, or even
worse turning them loose on finding ‘unmarked’
individuals/groups. Large rewards of NWO money or food
might be offered. Even, though the Left Behind series has
some problems, it does paint a bleak picture of what the scheme
of the antichrist forces is to find and kill the unmarked.
(We probably don’t have the time to read them now. J)
To be safe, Michael, we should just recommended people to NOT
TAKE THE MARK.