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Signs of the Coming Messiah In This Generation
by H. Vandergouw
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There is now a program available in the United States to all manufacturers who wish to buy and sell in the European Community. As of January 1994, any American corporation who has not received "the mark" of Intertec ISO-9000 will not be able to buy or sell in the European Community.
V. The European Connection

On December 31, 1992, the European Community (the EC) signed an accord that bound twelve European nations into a political and economic confederation.  In their plan was the eventual monetary union of the EC, to be established no later than 1999 as promulgated by the Maastrict Treaty.  Most biblical scholars believe that this accord is the foundation for the establishment of a forthcoming one world government which will eventually be headed by the Antichrist. The proof of this being true is shown by the introduction of the EC currency unit, which was unveiled in the latter part of 1992.  Within the seal of this currency unit is the picture of a woman riding on a bull over the sea.  That John the Apostle describes a very similar picture in Revelation 17:3 is absolutely incredible.

As previously written, numerous biblical scholars believed that the seven heads related to the 7 hills that Rome is built upon, referring to the possiblity that this is where the Antichrist would arise from (recall that the basis of the European Union was formed by the signing of the Pax Romana).  And the "ten horns" were in fact the composition of the intial European Union as expressed in its earliest formation when it was known as the European Common Market.  However, due to the fact the European Community (EC) has expanded to include up to 27 countries today, a revised outlook has been postulated.  Let us consider this interesting transistion in light of scripture. 

There cannot be any doubt that the vision John wrote in  Revelation 13: 1-2 in combination with the previous scripture, Rev. 17: 3-4 refers to one and the same entity.  That the European Community has taken on a seal that portrays this very same "picture" as contained in the EC currency and other items unquestionably refers to the revised Roman Empire that Daniel envisioned in the description of the "Metallic Man" regarding the feet and 10 toes composed of iron and clay.  This last remaining kingdom will also be involved in bringing  forth a “New World Order” that will be operative during the period of Tribulation.  No doubt, the EC seal with its symbol and its correlation to scripture is the burden of proof needed to establish this prophecy and the word of God as true and valid. 

On Oct. 29, 1993, the EC leaders officially ratified the Maastrict Treaty after the last country, Germany, legally approved it in regard to their constitution.  Rejection by a single country of the twelve would have scuttled the entire Treaty altogether and prevented the EC from fulfilling its ultimate goal of unification (reported by the New York Times, 10/13/93).  But we know from bible endtime prophecy this was not to be.
The development of the European Union is unique and significant, as it had never existed previously, that is, as a European empire.   As we review the dream that Nebuchadnezzer had of seeing a metallic man that Daniel was able to interpret through a vision given by God, we note  the Babylonian Empire (as seen as the golden head), Persian-Median Empire (chest of silver), Greecian Empire (abdomen and thighs of bronze), Roman Empire (legs of iron) and the Revived Roman Empire (feet & 10 toes composed of iron and clay) have all disappeared except the last, the Revived Roman Empire, which I believe is in formation this very day.  The first four kingdoms all arose and fell during Israel’s existence, which is remarkable when you consider such a tiny and despised nation.  Then Israel entered the Diaspora following the fall of Jerusalem in 70 AD., with the Roman Empire disintegrating into semi -autonomous states following the attacks by the Germanic Goths, Gauls and Huns in 476 AD.  Not until the re-establishment of a Jewish homeland by The Balfour Declaration, signed in 1917, did the formation of the Revived European Empire begin to take shape.  Interestingly, the center of the European Union is now located in Strousberg, France, which in earlier years was actually part of Germany.  The major building as part of this governing complex is the parliament building, designed from a painting done by Pieter Breugel in 1563. This painting is of the unfinished Tower of Babel.  The European Union Parliament building was completed in December of 2000 and is now in use.  The architecture of the building shows the unfinished top of the Tower of Babel and imitation scaffolding as part of its structure to mimic the painting.   Based on the symbolism of the Tower of Babel from which it is taken, there is little question to the intents and goal of the European Union.  It is to fulfill what the original builders of the Tower of Babel could not accomplish as given in Genesis 11: 4-7

Very revealing in regard to the intents and purposes of the architects of the European Union was a poster circulated among the European nations showing the depiction of Pieter Breugel’s Tower of Babel.  Above the tower were 11 upside-down 5 pointed stars around the top of the unfinished structure. The five pointed upside-down 5 pointed stars almost always refer to the Goat of Mendes, a satanic symbol which pictures the pointed chin of Lucifer on the bottom and his two horns on top.  Not only that, but the number 11 is significant in occult numerology and its use in Masonry.  The number 11 is the first Master Number and represents dark vision.   When doubled to 22 (11 + 11) it refers to action.  Then, when tripled (11 x 3 = 33), it means the highest and greatest action in Freemasonry – it means vision and action have combined to produce accomplishment in the world.  It is for this reason, a 33rd degree Mason is the highest level one can reach, which denotes accomplishment (cannot go higher) and action (this level of Masonry allows for edicts to be put in motion). 1

Let us examine where Europe gets its name from.  In Greek mythology, a woman riding on the beast was called "Europa" and was lusted over by Zeus (name in Greek and Jupiter by the Romans), the father of all gods.  He transformed himself into a bull and she rode on top of him as he dashed into the Mediterranean Sea from the Phoenician seashore (now Israel) where he had relations with her.  Europa conceived a son, and after her death, she was exalted to being Queen of Heaven.  The bull dissolved into the constellation Taurus (the bull), who is still seen today as an astrological figure.

The symbol of the woman riding on a bull has been depicted on numerous European items such as; a German 1948 Deutche 5 Mark, a 1979 painting of this symbol on the top of the Berlin Wall, 1984 20.5 pence British stamp to commerate the election of the 2nd European Parliament, a German telephone card and lastly a 2 Euro coin.  Finally, the European Union building in Brussels, Belgium is known to hold the Counsel of Europe.  Immediately outside this building is a sculpture of a woman riding on a bull.  Although these European symbols do not show a bull having seven heads and ten horns as the beast in Rev. 13: 1-2 does, it is ironic that they both have a woman riding them, and based on its Grecian mythological origin, the woman on the bull does end up going into the ocean.  Incredibly, the vision given to John the Apostle in Rev 13: 1,2 shows a beast coming up out of the sea.  Could this be the same beast which is later transformed from the bull that dashes “Europa” into the water”, much in the same way the Roman Empire is transformed into the Revised Roman Empire at a later date?  Could this be in reality the same beast, which after it comes out of the water goes back onto land, goes into the wilderness as described in Rev. 17: 15?   Is it truly possible that this morphing takes place nearly 2,000 years later when the beast that now comes up out of the sea and reunites with Europa as described in Rev 13:1-2 is the same beast only much more terrifying and sinister?  And that the woman who originally died in the sea as Europa is resurrected to become a more vile godless-immoral representation of a Revived Roman Empire which we now call the European Union?

We need to point out the meaning of the beast with the 7 heads and 10 horns.  I believe the beast expresses the individual who is actually the Antichrist and any human representative of satan with the kind of stature given him.  The heads indicate leadership whereas the horns upon the heads denote power and the crowns express authority.  I believe the woman is symbolic of unregenerate mankind who not only follows and worships the Antichrist, but also attempts to destroy everything that represents Jesus.  This is confirmed in verse 5, as we see this woman drunk with the blood of the saints, indicating believers are being persecuted unto martyrdom through this woman.   Verse 12 speaks of 10 horns which are 10 kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but will for one hour (interesting how this time frame is used for the Church of Philadelphia being spared the one hour of testing as given in Rev. 3: 10)  receive authority from and of the beast to make war with Jesus and His bride, the body of Christ.   

The origin of the bull prior to Greek mythology is found in ancient Baal worship, where the bowl shaped horns of the bull are related to the crescent moon.  We also know that the worship of the moon was prolific during the time of Muhammad, founder of Islam.  Today, the crescent moon is the primary symbol used in Islam and is adorned on every mosque.  In the chapter titled, “What You Need to Know About Islam” it became very apparent that Allah was originally worshiped as a moon god.  It is no coincidence that the moon god is also represented as a bull.  Therefore, a correlation becomes very apparent when we see the use of the bull as a symbol for the European Community and that Zeus (Greek), Jupiter (Roman) and Baal are all symbolized as “bulls”.  This relationship is only magnified when the European Union Parliament building is constructed to be a rendition of the Tower of Babel.  However, the ultimate capstone of this unspoken alliance and spiritual collusion becomes extremely apparent when one visits the Pergamum Museum in Berlin, Germany.

The Pergamun Museum actually houses the original Gates of Ishtar, which was the official gateway into Babylon.  Not only that, it also houses the original Pergamum altar, which was considered to be the throne of satan by Jesus as expressed in Rev. 2: 13.  Moreover, Jesus identified the city of Pergamum as the actual location where satan lives.  Scholars identify this throne or “seat” as the Great Altar of Zeus.  So important was the worship of Zeus in Prgamun that perpetual sacrifices were offered to him in the form of a towering and famous forty foot high altar.   Antipas, the martyr expressed in Rev. 2:13 is believed to have been slain on this altar, slowly roasting to death inside the statue of a bull, the symbol of Zeus (note the association of the bull).  We need to realize these are not renditions, but actual archeological remains that where shipped into Berlin and reconstructed there.  

After the collapse of the Roman Empire, the popes of the Roman Catholic Church designated successive autocratic kings as “holy Roman emperors”.  One such designated king was Kaiser Wilhelm II, who visited the holy land in 1898 and wanted to have the Pegamum altar and Ishtar Gate/Processional Way brought to Berlin.  In 1902, the Pergamum altar was successively moved to Berlin and Wilhelm actually considered it the highest achievement in his reign, celebrating it with a pagan festival to the gods!  In 1913, he brought the first pieces of the Ishtar gate and Processional Way into Berlin.   The Processional Way was the paved entry to the Gates of Ishtar and was the very street the Exiles of Israel walked on as they were taken into captivity by Nebuchadnezzer for the 70 years known as the Exillic Period.  After the last stone of the Processional Way was stepped on, the next step brought you through the Ishtar Gate.  Unique to this gate is that it has renditions of 337 snake-gods on it.  In Hebrew numerology, the number 337 coincides with Sheol, which in our vernacular designates Hell.  Therefore, in actuality the Ishtar Gate is the Gateway to Hell.   A true spiritual connection and condition becomes evident when we realize that the Babylonians worshipped Marduk, also known as Baal or the dragon god.  And biblically, the dragon is always a representation for satan, ruler of the underworld.  By 1930, both the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way where fully complete in Berlin, Germany.

The ramifications of their existence in Germany, one of the greatest powerhouses of the European Union, is all too coincidental.  One can actually state that original Babylon is now in Europe.  Isn’t it interesting that exactly one year following the first pieces of the Ishtar Gate being brought into Berlin, World War I began (1914) with Germany invading Belgium which led to the eventual deaths of over 10 million lives?  Then upon Hitler’s rise to power in 1934, he ordered  Pergamum’s alter to be reproduced for Nazi rallies held in Nuremburg.  One can only wonder about the spiritual implications that allowed Adolph Hitler his ascent in power, which eventually led to World War II where over 55 million people were killed.  Included in this number were over 6 million Jews who were massacred during what is known today as the Holocaust.   Incredibly, Hitler made a pact with the Moslem Grand Mufti of Arabia on Nov. 30, 1941  with an agreement that once the Jews were annihilated in Europe, he would help to do the same in the Middle East!   Even more incredible is that Yassar Arafat was the great nephew of this Grand Mufti that Hitler made and agreement with!! 2

Having been born in Europe, with most of my relatives still living there, my heart aches to see so many Europeans accepting such a realm of government over themselves.  No doubt, a great majority are absolutely clueless as to what the spiritual ramifications truly mean in regard to the enslavement which will come during the endtimes.  This is all the more sad when we consider the spread of Christianity and the powerful manisfestations of its truth under the direction of men of God such as Martin Luther (father of Protestantism), the Wesley Brothers (helped bring in the Great Awakening to both England and America), William Booth (Salvation Army) and so many more within the last couple of generations.  I do pray that a last great revival will come across Europe for the sake of the millions upon millions of souls who are destined to the day of wrath which the Bible so pointedly speaks about.

In my original work, Signs of the Times, I predicted that once America experienced its economic collapse, "America would become absorbed into the worldwide single economic currency system spearheaded by the European Community.  When this occurs,  other nations such as those of the Pacific Rim (Japan, Taiwan, China, Korea, etc.) will voluntarily join in this new global system as so often is euphemistically referred to as the New World Order."   Today, as of the date of this writing (1-19-11), I believe we will see the dissolution of the Euro as well.  Since its formation of only a decade or so, the European Community has become similiarly insolvent as is America. When the day comes for the total collapse of the global currency market (primarily caused by the collapse of the dollar which is the standard currency bearer of the marketplace and therefore is the foundational lynchpin), I believe we will see the establishment of a single currency unit, whatever that may be.  For more specific information regarding this prediction, please read Chapter 8, The Coming Global Economic Collapse.

The basis of the Antichrist economic order is already under way as evidence by the use of Antichrist's number - 666 - in product identification, banking and other financial systems.  Let's review this subject.

The Mark of Antichrist - 666

Recently, the world has been introduced to the “IMI”, or Intelligence Manned Interface bio-chip for implantation in both animals and human beings.  Building on technology already used in “Lifechip”, an implantable microchip that has been injected in over 4 million pets by INFOPET of southern California, the United States Armed Services now requires all pets who live on military bases to have this microchip implanted.  The system employs the use of 24 Navstar satellites and cellular towers.  It can track and triangulate a pet to within 10 ft. of where it is at.  At the same time, Spain is now requiring all cats and dogs to be injected with such a device in their larger cities as reported in the Sarasota Herald Tribune.  Since 1987, this form of identification has has thus far shown no ill effects to the animals nor have there been any problems with the functioning of the “IMI” chip thereby proving itself safe for use in humans.  Also, an associated detection system is already in operation for automobile navigation as seen in the GPS MapKit SV, available today.  In the coming years, automobile manufacturers such as General Motors will be installing such micro-transmitters in cars for use in ATMS (Advanced Traffic Management Systems) for use in traffic control situations.

The “IMI” or implantable bio-microchip is a high generation microprocessor with a self charging system.  The charging system works on temperature differentials in the human body which thereby charges a lithium battery.  It has been ascertained that the two areas of the body that experience the greatest temperature differentials are the forehead and right hand so the lithium battery can be most quickly charged.  The microchip is actually is a transmitter, not just a transponder.  In conjunction with this biochip transmitter, a series of 66 low orbiting satellites named the LEO (low earth orbiting) system will be put into orbit which will allow these micro-transmitters to be picked up and identified anywhere in the world with absolute accuracy.

In an article written by Phillip Day and titled, History of the Implantable Microchip, found on the internet (, we find that “GPS technology took a quantum leap with the development of microbionics (mirochip ID of any living creature) capable of being tracked by satellite once (the IMI is) implanted in animals or humans."  These tiny devices, powered by a lithium battery, could be geographically detected, using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), to within inches anywhere on the surface of the planet. Lithium is employed as a miniature power-plant for the chip since it self-energizes through changes in the host's body temperature.  Thus the site for the implant will usually be those body parts demonstrating the greatest variations in temperature - in the back of the hand or front of the head.  Lithium does have one drawback, experts say. It produces an infection when brought into contact with exposed organic tissue.

The Washington Times, 22nd May 1995, reported that in England, Prince William, second in line to the British throne and widely expected to be the next monarch, "...was electronically 'tagged' [for security reasons] when he entered Eton [college]…. ". In the United States, Relevance Magazine discovered that "trial runs of biochip implants in children have been conducted in Florida day-care centers."

Companies such as VeriChip, Trimble, Destron Fearing, Texas Instruments, Bio-Medic Data Systems Research, GEC and others are at the forefront of this research. Sematech Corporation announced the development of their chip in 1993 that was 1/200th the size of a human hair (0.35 micron) and announced that current research was attempting to perfect a device only 0.1 micron.  Sematech's chip is not an implant chip, but its partner corporation, Texas Instruments, has developed the implantable TIRIS device (Texas Instruments Registration and Identification System), which, as its corporate video sales information informs us, is now used to inventory and catalogue millions of livestock throughout the United States.

It may come as a surprise to some, but chip implants are now administered as a matter of routine.  Not only farmers use them for livestock, but animal pounds and 'conscientious' owners tag everything from horses and parrots to cats and dogs and other assorted creatures.  Chips are naturally capable of storing medical and vaccination data desired by veterinarians, as well as even a log of the animal's fluctuations in body temperature, if required.

In Marin County, California, the City of Novato requires mandatory tagging of cats. "Overriding objections that their actions have Orwellian overtones," writes The San Francisco Chronicle, 27th April 1995, "Novato City Council members mandated early yesterday that cats have identifying microchips implanted between their shoulder blades."3

Many people may wonder what legal precedent would allow our nation to be enslaved to such a system and allowing such a grand loss of individual privacy.  The Immigration Control Act of 1986, Section 100 allows the president by executive order to implement whatever type of identification process is needed to control the population. Therefore, if our nation would ever experience lawlessness, this emergency order could easily be implemented without so much a vote by Congress.  This would not be so absurd when we consider that in America today, a child dies every two hours from gunshot wounds.  First degree murder which once brought the death penalty, now puts murderers in jail for just 1.8 years.  Incredibly, the average felon will spend only 11 days incarcerated for his crime (USA Today, NBC News, US News/Report).4  Today, the California Department of Motor Vehicles is already using most of the information that would be used in the “IMI” bio-chip.  Each California driver license now contains the name, address, digitized mathematical representation of your photograph, fingerprint data, drivers license number (identifying back to your Social Security number) and your criminal record, if you have one.  If you are stopped by the California police, your drivers license is taken to the squad car and read by a bar-code scanner.  There it is networked with records contained at the California Department of Vehicles and Financial Crime Enforcement Network (acronym: FinCen), the national super computer that networks criminal records with drivers license records.  This computerized association allows law enforcement officials to determine if you owe the government back taxes, alimony payments and the like.

Based on the knowledge and use of existing microchip technology today, it is plainly evident that the “Mark of the Beast” system is not only being tested but being used this very day.  Soon and very soon, a time will come that without the “Smart card” or even the implanted microchip (it is very possible that a “Smart Card” may be bypassed), you won’t be able to own property, receive government benefits, get medical attention, conduct bank or credit card transactions.  And, soon and very soon, it will be used throughout the entire world.  This system of identification could only have taken place in this generation.  Never before in the history of mankind has technology existed to allow for such an identification process to “mark” each and every human being on the face of the earth.  We truly have come to a time where those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior can lift their eyes and know their redemption is near, right at the door.  Soon and very soon we will see the coming of our Lord!

The Meaning of  “666”

Why would the Apostle John give us a specific number that signifies the name of the Antichrist and will the Antichrist use a number or a name?  The answer to the first question is that the number, 666, will in fact be the number of his name.  Both Greek and Hebrew are the only languages that have numerical values assigned to each character (i.e. letter) used in their language.  Therefore, the Antichrist’s name will most likely equal 666 in either the Greek or Hebrew languages.  For example, Jesus’ name in numerical Greek values equals 888.  Although there are many other names for Jesus, such as Emmanuel, Messiah, Lord, Christ, etc. and their Greek numerical values are all different, they share a common trait.  They are all divisible by 8.

                                                           I =    10
                                                          H =      8
                                                     Zeta =  200
                                                          O =    70
                                                Epsilon =  400
                                                    Zeta =  200
                                                                  888 =  JESUS

The next question to be answered is whether the Antichrist will use his real name.  Rev. 13:17 specifically states the Antichrist will use either the name of the beast or the number of his name.  And as we have just shown by example, his number will most likely be translatable from Greek or Hebrew.

Incredibly, the number 666 is already in use today.  It is being used in financial, governmental and electronic numbering systems and is indicative that the Antichrist world system is already under way.  Consider the Universal Product Code (UPC) that is now being used to identify nearly all merchandise being sold today throughout modern civilization.  In the example shown below, the triangular arrows point to two thin lines that are found at the very beginning, middle and end of almost every UPC code.  These specific lines equal the number 6.  Therefore, all three combined give us 666.  

It is very evident that the Antichrist, thru the use of an implanted scan-able microchip, will  subjugate the world’s population to himself.  In a sense, the “mark” is a type of branding, which in the context of cattle was primarily used to identify ownership.  There can be no question to the understanding given in Rev. 13: 16,17 that those who refuse to take the “mark” of the antichrist will not be able to buy or sell anything.  This is just another example of how difficult it will be for Christians to endure the time of Tribulation and why, if you are a Christian, you do not want to go through the Tribulation.  Not only this, but the Bible is very clear that every Christian must not take on the mark of the beast.  The consequences of doing so will result in eternal banishment to hell as the scripture notes.  The only way I see it possible for Christians   

to survive this environment would be able to live totally independent of the “beast” system or possibly befriend a non-believer who will have mercy and help a Christian survive by providing food, shelter, etc.  However, chances are extremely remote that this will happen because these unbelievers will worship the beast and as such, obey his orders.  No doubt, there would be severe penalties to those who aid the “lawbreakers” who refuse to take on the mandatory “mark of the beast”.  The idea of living in the “mountains” or on some deserted island is not as farfetched as it sounds based on the consequences of being forced to take the mark of the beast. 

Beginning in the 21st century, there has been a proliferation of tattoos taken on by people of all ages and colors.  I have been amazed at its popularity and sadly to say, many display satanic symbolism (skulls, demon figures, etc.).  In fact, one individual I saw recently had a “UPC” code tattooed on the back of his neck.  Not so long ago, I believe the Holy Spirit spoke to me saying this sociological trend was being set into place by the spirit of satan as an initial staging ground for society to accept the mark of the beast with no or little complaint.  If this be true, then it is an indicator of how close we are to that time. 

One of the greatest warnings you can offer to any non -believer has to do with explaining what the Rapture is and denying the “mark of the beast”.  However, when the Rapture occurs I believe many will explain it away by way of alien abduction, thereby diluting its witness.  However, when you give specific warning about a "mark" in the form of a computer chip or modern tech "tatoo" being required by a world leader, and it needs to be accepted on the top of the right hand or forehead without choice - I believe the Holy Spirit will remind them of the warning you provided.  No doubt, the warning you provided will be the ultimate proof and confirmation that the word of God is true.  And by warning the non-believer NOT to take any identification mark either upon the forehead or right hand, you have acted as a watchman on the wall that could potentially save their lives, eternally.   Again, I am amazed to see the times we are living in and how close we are to the second coming of Jesus when we consider the “mark of the beast” system which is already in its primary stage of operation.

Then the angel carried me away in the Spirit into a desert. There I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads and ten horns.                                              Rev. 13: 1-2
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Does There Exist a Super-Computer called the Beast?

RUMOR: A three-story computer in Brussels, Belgium called "The Beast," is described as being the brain-child of the European Common Market.  It is said to be "self programming" and is intended to track the buying and selling activities of every person on earth.  Additionally, the system is alleged to depend on invisible tattoos on the forehead or back of the hand of each person for identity purposes.  Ominously, the tattoo will be of a unique, personalized number composed of three entries of three digits each.

TRUTH: It's easy to see how this story would grab the attention of Christians. It's almost as though it were tailor-made to fit with the book of Revelation. And... it was.

Unlike most urban legends, we have a clear trail that leads to where the story came from.

There are various printed versions of the story that date back to 1973, but the most widely circulated early account appeared in Christian Life magazine in August 1976.

Three months after publishing the story, Christian Life received a letter from Christian author Joe Musser.  In it, he explained that the Beast Computer of Belgium did not exist in reality, but in fantasy. Musser said that he created the scenario for a novel he wrote, titled Beyond a Pale Horse, and for a screenplay for the David Wilkerson film, The Rapture. In the letter, Musser said that for three years he had seen the story he had created being passed along as fact.

The possibility for confusing fiction with fact was there from the outset.  As a part of the promotion for the David Wilkerson film, some mock newspapers had been printed which had convincing-looking news stories about events that could be associated with the rapture, including the Beast Computer of Belgium.

Unless one read the small print next to the copyright notice, there was nothing to indicate that it was fiction.

As with other urban legends, some thoughtful evaluation of the facts would cast doubt on the story.

For example, anybody who is savvy enough about computers would know that it's not going to take a computer occupying three stories of a major building to catalog all the people on the earth. Today's computers can handle the task in a fraction of that space – assuming there was some way to know who all the people were.

Additionally, even if a decision were made to track all humans, it is not clear that the EC would be the entity to initiate or control it.


Authors Note: Although this rumor has been investigated and essientially resolved, the fact of the matter is that in some future date there will have to be a computer that will store all the information needed to track and keep personal information about individuals who receive the "Mark of the Beast" .  The fact that the number of the Antichrist's name is already in use is pure evidence that biblical prophecy is true and that a day is soon coming when all who will not receive the mark will be doomed is clearly written in scripture!
Who Can Buy or Sell?

“and he (Antichrist) provides that no one should be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark of the beast or the number of his name.”                        Rev. 13: 17

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The Mark of the Beast

“And he (the antichrist) causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand, or on their forehead.”    Rev. 13: 16
Then the angel carried me away in the Spirit into a desert. There I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads and ten horns.  The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and was glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls.  She held a golden cup in her hand, filled with abominable things and the filth of her adulteries.
                                                                               Rev. 17: 3-4
A Grevious Sore

“The first (angel) went and poured out his bowl on the land, and ugly and painful sores broke out on the people who had the mark of the beast and worshiped his image.”  Rev. 16: 2 (NIV)
“And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for Jesus and because of the word of God.  They had not worshiped the beast or his image and had not received his mark on their foreheads and on their hands.  They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended”                                       Rev. 20: 4
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“This calls for wisdom.  If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is a man’s number.  His number is 666.                                                                                                            Rev. 13:18
So he carried me away in the Spirit into the wilderness. And I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast which was full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns. 4The woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a golden cup full of abominations and the filthiness of her fornication.  And on her forehead a name was written:  MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints, the blood of those who bore testimony to Jesus.                                    Rev. 17: 3-6
Let us build ourselves a city (empire) and a tower whose top is in the heavens (position of power), let us make a name for ourselves (to be as God), lest we be scattered abroad over the face of the whole earth (which is exactly what God performed so they could not succeed in any plan they devised).  But the Lord came down to see the city and tower that the men were building.  The Lord said, “If these people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.  Come, let Us (this plural configuration is proof that Father God and Jesus have existed throughout time) go down and confuse their language so they will not understand each other.                                                            Gen. 11:4-7
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of Grecian Euro coin showing "Woman riding on Beast".
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of Pieter Breugal's painting of the "Tower of Babel".
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of the actual EC Parliament building located in Strousberg, France. 
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of Euro note showing "Woman riding on Beast".
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of German telephone card showing "Woman riding on Beast".
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of of "Europa" riding "Zeus", located at the EC Parliament building located in Strousberg, France. 
Click Thumbnail above to enlarge picture of poster advertising the EC.  Note the Tower of Babel as a representation of its fulfillement and the 11 upside down stars, an occult symbol. 
Note the triple 8, a number which expresses the day the New Heavens and Earth will come into after the Millenium.
The Universal Product Code (UPC) is found on most products for barcode scanning.  The arrows pointing to the 3 sets of two narrow bars are almost all ways found at the beginning, middle and end of a UPC code.  The exception are very early barcodes that came out in the late 70's and early 80's.  The numerical value of these two bars will always be the #6, which give you 666.  This is no coincidence. 5

“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 of the number of his name.                        Rev. 13: 16,17
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