Prophecy Update #632 – Please Don’t Touch

Prophecy Update #632 – Please Don’t Touch TOPIC Indirectly, the global response to COVID-19 does potentially have a prophetic impact. We’ve been pointing out for decades that, in the last days and then in the Great Tribulation, the world will be united in commerce. There will be some sort of digital and biometric technology by […]

Prophecy Update #631 – Acceleration

Prophecy Update #631 – Acceleration TOPIC Does COVID-19 have anything to do with Bible prophecy? Not directly; and by that I mean, it isn’t a pestilence from the Book of the Revelation. The things you read about in chapters 6-19, the Great Tribulation, are after the rapture of the church. Indirectly, the global response to […]

Prophecy Update #630 – 666.amazon.com

Prophecy Update #630 – 666.amazon.com TOPIC Amazon isn’t the Beast. Technology, by itself, isn’t the Mark of the Beast. But Amazon Go certainly uses your “hand” to “buy or sell.” That sounds similar to what the apostle John saw over 2000 years ago. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #629 – It’s Ultron With No Avengers

Prophecy Update #629 – It’s Ultron With No Avengers TOPIC There is an intriguing passage in the Revelation about an idol, a guy we call the false prophet, and the Beast – another name of the antichrist. Apparently an image of the Beast is going to come to “life.” Could AI be part of this […]

Prophecy Update #628 – This Is The Sick That Never Ends

Prophecy Update #628 – This Is The Sick That Never Ends TOPIC COVID19 is not one of the end times pestilences. Those occur during the seven year Great Tribulation. We are not in the Great Tribulation, nor will the church ever be in it. God has promised to keep us from that day. What COVID19 […]

Prophecy Update #627 – Who Was That Masked Man?

Prophecy Update #627 – Who Was That Masked Man? TOPIC The Bible predicts that one day the citizens of the world would be identified by, and conduct all their business by, something in or on their forehead or their hand. The prophecy seemed ridiculous for centuries. Not anymore. There are any number of biometric technologies […]

Prophecy Update #626 – Cashless In Hand

Prophecy Update #626 – Cashless In Hand TOPIC Futurists like ourselves have long predicted that in the days leading up to the Great Tribulation, commerce would go cashless. It’s happening. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #622 – Dirty Money

Prophecy Update #622 – Dirty Money TOPIC Bible futurists have long understood that, in the Last Days and going into the Great Tribulation, there would be a global, cashless economic system by which everyone will conduct all their business. What do we see developing today? LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #621 – The Tais Have It

Prophecy Update #621 – The Tais Have It TOPIC It’s not being a conspiracy theorist to see one scenario that calls for everyone in the world to be vaccinated, and to be able to prove their COVID-19 status digitally. Without proof of the vaccination, you could be barred from entering stores and other buildings. That […]

Prophecy Update #620 – V For Vaccine

Prophecy Update #620 – V For Vaccine TOPIC Until recently, it was hard to believe that the global population would willingly give up their privacy in favor of an identification system like the one predicted in the Revelation. COVID-19 could be accelerating global acceptance of some sort of contactless digital ID. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO […]

Prophecy Update #619 – ID 2020

Prophecy Update #619 – ID 2020 TOPIC Bible futurists have long understood that, in the Last Days and going into the Great Tribulation, there would be a global system, or systems, of personal identification by which everyone will conduct all their business. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #618 – Cashing Out

Prophecy Update #618 – Cashing Out TOPIC A rush to protect people from the global pandemic has led to an almost overnight abandonment of cash in our society. A trend you’d expect from reading about the end times in Revelation. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #617 – The COVID-19 Aftermath

Prophecy Update #617 – The COVID-19 Aftermath TOPIC How will the masses of humanity get on-board with invasive technology that all but eliminates privacy in the Tribulation? COVID might show the way. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #616 – You’re So Vein

Prophecy Update #616 – You’re So Vein TOPIC Today we would say that the mechanism underlying the Mark of the Beast is some form of biometrics. We are now able to utilize hand or head in a variety of ways to ID ourselves, or to conduct business. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO READ THE TRANSCRIPT

Prophecy Update #613 – Can’t Touch This

Prophecy Update #613 – Can’t Touch This TOPIC For decades futurists have talked about a way of transacting business, or of being identified, by the “mark” on the hand or forehead described in the Revelation. For a long time, it seemed impossible and ridiculous. But now, today, we know it as biometrics, and its implementation […]

Prophecy Update #612 – Not Your Momma’s Blue Chip Stamps

Prophecy Update #612 – Not Your Momma’s Blue Chip Stamps TOPIC In the yet future Great Tribulation, there comes a point at which the governments of the world, and the antichrist in particular, are able to control all buying and selling by consumers. It involves what is called a “mark” on the hand or forehead. […]

Prophecy Update #611 – Cashing Out

Prophecy Update #611 – Cashing Out TOPIC In the yet future Great Tribulation, there comes a point at which the governments of the world, and the antichrist in particular, are able to control all buying and selling by consumers. Students of Bible prophecy have long argued that there will be a global, cashless economy. It […]

Prophecy Update #606 – The Wave

Prophecy Update #606 – The Wave Amazon is exploring the possibility of allowing users to connect credit card information to their hand, paying for items with a simple wave. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #605 – Smart In The City

Prophecy Update #605 – Smart In The City What do Smart Cities have to do with Bible prophecy? In the future Great Tribulation, the leader we most commonly call the antichrist will exercise totalitarian control over those who swear their allegiance to him. That kind of oversight will require something like Smart City surveillance. listen […]

Prophecy Update #603 – They Let Us Pray

Prophecy Update #603 – They Let Us Pray When we talk about Israel, it’s good to be reminded that the rebirth of Israel as a nation is a miraculous fulfillment of Bible prophecy. Something unusual and astonishing recently happened in Jerusalem. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #601 – Brother, Can You Spare A Swipe

Prophecy Update #601 – Brother, Can You Spare A Swipe In the world today, governments are more and more pushing their people into a cashless economy, which is exactly what you’d expect from a literal reading of Bible prophecy. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #598 – Face Plant

Prophecy Update #598 – Face Plant From reading Bible prophecy literally, we would expect governments to be trending towards more invasive, authoritarian control. Turns out, they are. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #597 – Cyborg

Prophecy Update #597 – Cyborg In the Revelation of Jesus Christ, there is a strange prediction about an image that seems to come to life. A few years ago, this seemed outrageous. Today, it sounds like Artificial Intelligence. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Prophecy Update #595 – Buddy You Can’t Spare A Dime

Prophecy Update #595 – Buddy You Can’t Spare A Dime In the Revelation of Jesus Christ, the apostle John predicted that during the Great Tribulation there would be a true global, cashless economy. Citizens will participate in it by buying and selling by means of some ‘mark’ on their hand or forehead. listen to the […]

Prophecy Update #591 – Marked Men

Prophecy Update #591 – Marked Men For centuries, futurists were ridiculed for believing that the Mark of the Beast could be literal. No one could conceive of such a technology. Today, everyone understands that there are multiple technologies involving biometrics that could fulfill the two-thousand year old prophecy. listen to the audio read the pdf […]

Prophecy Update #587 – Handy Shopping

Prophecy Update #587 – Handy Shopping As you would expect from reading Bible prophecy, trends are more and more moving toward a cashless economy, where business can be transacted with just your hand. listen to the audio read the pdf transcript

Lions And Fires And Prayers – End Of The Lines

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 12:1-13 – End Of The Lines Daniel’s book closes with a final look at human history and Daniel asks a single question, but doesn’t get the answer he’s hoping for. listen to the audio read the transcript “Some systems of theology teach that there is just one, general resurrection, all at once. Typically that […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – The Worser Of Two Evils

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 11:29-45 – The Worser Of Two Evils Daniel’s vision continues, showing the acts of Antiochus Epiphanes as well as foretelling the coming Antichrist. listen to the audio read the transcript “On what basis do we say that verse 35 is about a past Syrian king and verse 36 is about a future world ruler? […]

Lions And Fires And Prayers – What A Difference A Dream Makes

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 7:15-28 – What A Difference A Dream Makes Being deeply troubled, Daniel seeks interpretation for the dream he’s had of the flow of human history. listen to the audio read the transcript “Any amount of traffic is worth enduring if they handed you the keys to Disneyland at the end of the trip. “

Lions And Fires And Prayers – Dream On!

Lions And Fires And Prayers (Daniel)

Daniel 2:24-49 – Dream On! Nebuchadnezzar’s dream is interpreted, giving us an overview of God’s plan for human history. listen to the audio read the transcript “The golden head was a symbol for a real man and his real kingdom. It doesn’t stand for something metaphorical or allegorical.”