"A third angel followed them and said in a loud voice: "If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives his mark on the forehead or on the hand, he too, will drink of the wine of God's fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of his wrath." Rev. 14:9-10

Many have heard of the mark of beast (Satan) and fear it, yet not fully understanding what the mark of the beast actually is. Without knowing what it is how can we know how to stay away from it? According to the Bible there are two signs that we can receive. The signs from God and the sign of the Beast. Which would you prefer?

Yes, we all want the signs from God. Then in order to know what the mark of the beast is, we must first understand what the sign is that God is giving, therefore whatever does not match up to God's way cannot be a sign of God, rather a sign of Satan.

"For if someone comes to you and preaches a Jesus other than the Jesus we preached, or if you receive a different spirit from the one you received, or a different gospel from the one you accepted, you put up with it easily enough." 1 Cor 11:4

Pop Quiz: Is this verse speaking about one Jesus or two?

If you answered two you are correct.

Apostle Paul, speaking to the church of Corinth warned them of the distinction between A Jesus and The Jesus. Obviously, the one we must follow is THE one and only Jesus. However, many tend to take the very name of Jesus and add other teachings claiming to be following Christ, yet not actually following the teachings that Christ gave us.... but what does the Bible say about that?

"I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book. And if anyone takes words away from this book of prophecy, God will take away from him his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book." Rev 22:18-19

Then we know, not one word can be added or taken away from the word of God. Then with knowing this, what are the teachings of A Jesus compared to the teachings of The Jesus in the Bible?

The Jesus
- Kept the Sabbath day (Saturday the 7th day of the week) (Luke 4:16) ; as well as his apostles (Acts 17:2)
- Celebrated the Passover (Matt. 26:17, Luke 22:13, and his disciples 1 Cor 11:23)
- Commanded Baptism in all three names(not titles) and to teach the commands of God (Matt.28:18)
- Women should wear veils during service and prayer (1 Cor. 11:5)

Importance of Sabbath and Passover:
Sabbath - "Keep my Sabbaths holy that they may be a sign between us." Ezekiel 20:20
Passover - "This observance will be for you like a sign on your hand and a reminder on your forehead that the law of the Lord is to be on your lips." (Ex 13:9)
- "This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the Lord, a lasting ordinace." (Ex 12:14)

** Both the Passover and the Sabbath, teachings that Christ himself passed on to His disciples are a sign between us and God. These are the mark of God. A sign on our hands and foreheads, and must be kept as a lasting ordinance, meaning it never ends.

These are the teachings of THE JEsus.

If every single person that claims to believe and follow Jesus kept these teachings, there wouldn't be any other denominations of Christianity.
HOWEVER, there are approximately 850 deoniminations. Are these churches following The Jesus, or A Jesus?

A Jesus

- Sunday Worship
origin: " Constantine treated Christianity as the favored though not yet the official religion of the Empire...It is important to understand Constantine's previous religion , the worship of the Unconquered Sun. ..Constantine continued to identify the sun with the Christian God in some way...When in AD 321 Constantine made the first day of the week a holiday, he called it 'the venerable day of the Sun' (Sunday)." ("The History of Christianity" p. 140)
- Those who call on Jesus nowadays, yet worship on Sunday, are they following A Jesus or The Jesus?
- The Jesus worshiped on the Sabbath day.

- Communion/Eucharist
origin: Council of Nicea AD 325, Passover (Pasch) changed to Roman Customs: "We also send you the good news of the settlement concerning the holy pasch, namely that in answer to your prayers this question also has been resolved. All the brethren in the East who have hitherto followed the Jewish practice will henceforth observe the custom of the Romans and of yourselves and of all of us who from ancient times have kept Easter together with you". (http://www.piar.hu/councils/ecum01.htm)

- Baptism
Many churches baptize in the titles of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. However, 2000 years ago Jesus CHrist said to baptize in the NAME of the Father (Jehovah), NAME of the Son (Jesus), and the NAME of the Holy Spirit (prophesied to come with new name in Rev. 3:12) ....upon which the one being baptized must then learn everything Jesus Christ commanded.
----can an infant learn the commands of God? No.
Then why do so many churches baptize at birth?
----Can those who follow 'A Jesus' possibly teach the commands of God if they aren't keeping them themselves?
Then why do they claim to know God?

What happened within Christianity that people are following traditions of men, rather than the teachings of Christ? Who is it that they are following?

"He will speak against the Most High and oppress his saints and try to change the set times and the laws." (Daniel 7:25)

Who speaks against the Most High, God Almighty? Satan does.
Who changed God's set times and laws throughout history? Roman Emperor Constantine and the Council of Nicea.

What is it to have the mark of the beast?
The Signs between us and God are the Passover and Sabbath day (7th day). When the Bible refers to the image of the beast and his mark, what exactly is it referring to?

If Passover and Sabbath are signs of God, then what are the signs of the beast?
Sunday worship and communion do not exist in the Bible, these were changed despite the very distinct warning that God gave us at the very end of the Bible. Do these teachings come from God?

"For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ. And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. It is not surprising, then, if his servants masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.” (2 Cor 11:13-15)

2000 years ago Christ came to this earth and gave us the very teachings that we must know in order to truly follow God and enter the Kingdom of heaven. These are the teachings that exist in the Bible. However, Satan has deceived many by masquerading as an apostle of light and teaching false doctrines that lead only to destruction.

“I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.” (Gal 1:11-12)
- Apostle Paul when he preached the gospel, what was it that he was preaching?
o Passover (1 Cor 11:23)
o His custom was to keep the Sabbath day holy (Acts 17:2)

So then we can see clearly. Though many think the mark of the beast will be some distinct sign visible to the eye, that isn’t the case. Just as God’s signs for us are shown through the commands of God that we keep, so the mark of the beast is shown through following the teachings of men.

“Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites; as it is written: ‘These people honor me with their lips but their hearts are far from me. They worship me in vain; their teachings are but rules taught by men.’
“You have let go of the commands of God and are holding onto the traditions of men.” (Mark 7:6-8)

We are living in a time that many who claim to follow God are merely following traditions and rules of men. These teachings are not signs from God;
“Her priests do violence within her. Her priests do violence to my law and profane my holy things; they do not distinguish between the holy and the common; they teach that there is no difference between the unclean and the clean; and they shut their eyes to the keeping of my Sabbaths so that I am profaned among them. “
God gives us the Sabbath day so that we may receive rest, blessings, and holiness. The Passover was given to us in order for us to be forgiven of our sins and receive eternal life. Although many teach that the day of worship doesn’t really matter, and we can have the body and blood of Christ whenever we want, these teachings are wrong. It is because of these misconceptions that God’s wrath will be poured out on those who have denied the signs that God has given us.

That is why God prophesied to come again, to bring back every true teaching of the Bible that we may follow in God's paths and avoid receiving the mark of the beast.

"In the last days,...the mountain of the Lord's temple will be established.. He will teach us His ways so that we may walk in His paths.." (Micah 4:1-2)

Christ Ahnsahnghong came back as the second coming Christ to establish the Church of God that we may know the true path we must follow in order to be given eternal life in these last days.


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