"Ni sa bula ,Na vakatutu taki mesa vakatabui ni gunu yaqona ena Loma ni bai ni Lotu au vakabauta ena vuku ga ni dua na veivakavuvuli ni bula sava2 e lomada ka vakayalo talega, ka okati tiko eke na veiqara2vi vakalotu sai ira nai vakalesi2…"
"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil" (Eph. 6:10-11). What would you think…"
"As the Spirit Wills
But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
(1 Cor. 12:11)
The gifts of the Spirit are listed in First Corinthians 12. These gifts belong to the Church, and are…"
"On Right Hand and in Forehead
God says the penalty for sin isdeath! Sin is the transgression of the law. If we break only this one commandment, we are guilty. The penalty is death!
The Roman church caused people to receive…"
It was after God had made, and ratified, the covenant with Israel. That Old Covenant, of course, was for limited duration and is now replaced with the New. But any covenant made after it had been…"
"Why Saints Were Martyred
It was for obeying God’s FourthCommandment—keeping the Sabbath—that millions were put to death. The local Council of Laodicea, about a.d. 363, passed this decree: “Christians must not Judaize…"
"The TRUTH Becomes Plain
Now, let’s recapitulate! The truth is becoming plain!
1. The mark plainly means the rejecting and breaking of God’s commandments. And in James 2:10-11, God says if we break only one of the…"
"Class on Whom Plagues Fall
There are two classes of people. That class which receives the markof the beast is the class upon whom the plagues of God will fall. So if we can further identify those who shall receive…"
"A Mark of Disobedience
Hence, whatever the mark of the beast may be, it means disobedience to God’s government—to the commandments of God.
Here’s further proof—here are they who get victory over this…"
"A Mark of Obedience
We begin now to see that the markof the beast involves a point ofobedience—whether we shall obeyGod, or reject the commandment of God and obey man’s rule.
It has something to do, then, with…"
"Warning of Third Angel
Soon, now, the time is coming when gross spiritual darkness will cover this Earth—when no human will be permitted to preach Christ’s true gospel. We must work while it is day—the night is fast drawing on…"
"The MARK Then, and Now
Now compare with these scriptures:
In Revelation 17, picturing this same church as the woman riding the beast, John writes: “And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs…"
Next notice when these saints were killed. This will show us when the mark of the beast is enforced.
“And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the…"
"The Brand of Rome
Notice carefully what the above text tells us:
1. “He”—the leader who originated human civil government, modeled after that of the Roman Empire, in the church.
2. “Causeth” all to receive…"