Is the 'Mark of the Beast' an Implanted Microchip (Revelation 13:16-18)?

Bible Questions & Answers

There are regular reports about technology that could be used to prohibit buying and selling. How do these apply to the mark of the beast of Revelation?


Buying and Selling

Sermonette by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The False Prophet compels all to take the Mark of the Beast or be prevented from buying and selling. But 'buying and selling' what?


The Beast From the Earth and 666

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The first beast rises out of political turmoil, while the second rises out of an entrenched, worldwide religious system, totally opposed to God's laws.


The Mark of the Beast

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Will we trust God in the basic areas of life—food, clothing, and water—or compromise, accepting the mark of the beast to save our physical lives?


The Signs of God

Sermonette by David C. Grabbe

Jesus Christ is not against signs; the book of John is structured around eight signs. The Old Testament is full of signs that the Pharisees missed.


The Signs of God (Part One)

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

Jesus was not against signs at all, but against hardness of heart that was unwilling to believe unless personally entertained or impressed.


Remaining Unleavened

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Our carnal natures must be displaced by God's Holy Spirit, motivating us to refrain from causing offense, but freely forgiving others as God has forgiven us.


Principled Living (Part Three): Growing in Righteousness

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh, reminiscing about a school science fair project on tree growth rings, draws an analogy to spiritual growth, pondering what our spiritual growth rings look like. Because nature abhors a vacuum, once people rid themselves of sin, they must fill the void with righteous character. God's law'the pure, undefiled …