Nov 1, 2008

The G7, Worldwide Stock Market & Financial Credit System: Is This The Mark of the Beast?

The Dow Jones Averages --- The S&P ---- The Nasdaq --- The stock symbol and ticker symbols (marks) -- The Opening Bell --- and the World-wide Foreign Stock Markets & Exchanges -

Here is another possible explanation for the Mark of the Beast.

Revelation 13:1 And he [the dragon] stood upon the sand of the sea, and I saw a beast rise out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.

18This calls for wisdom. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man's number. His number is 666.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please read Revelations 13 in its entirety!

Here is just one other possibility to explain what the Mark of the Beast, taken from the book of Revelations, might represent. It occurred to me recently that the symbols that are often used to describe the volatile changes that take place, periodically, in the American stock market are 'the bull and the bear'. When the market is in a downward spiral, the market is referred to as a bear market, its behavior being compared with the bear often walks with his head down towards the ground.

On the other hand when the market is ratcheting up in a steady, uncontrollable, unpredictable and frenzied pace, it is often referred to as a bull market (its typology being that of a horned bull that is rummaging uncontrollably in the china shop, and destroying everything that gets in its path).

Literalists will counter that the symbols 'bear and bull', do not match up exactly with what John saw in his vision. Combine the two, and consider the image that you come up with.

Any person who is savvy in dream interpretation, recognizes that dream symbols can often be interpreted in more ways than one, and on occasion misinterpreted. And I suspect that is what has been taking place with those who have peradventure attempted to divine the meanings of the symbols in the past. What John saw was in fact a symbolic representation of what would turn out to be an actual event that would take place in these three tenses, local, ultimate and universal prophecy!

There was a time when many believers expected that a beast, would literally rise up out of one of the seas from around the world. At this late date, most Christians have moved beyond interpreting the astral-laden book of Revelations literally in this sense, Christians are no longer looking for Gorgo or some Godzilla-like creature to rise up out of the sea.

The G7 group of nations are headed and 'empowered' by the Dragon, which I believe is the United States of America, the latter being the force that empowers the beast along with its many nation-extensions. The G7 (also known as the G-7 or Group of Seven) is the meeting of the finance ministers from a group of seven industrialized nations. It was not so long ago when the majority of the world's goods, 40 to 50% inured to the benefit of the American consumer.

Americans are unabashed about their divine right, they believe, to own and enjoy the majority of the world's goods. In fact Americans will brag about that inherent right. Today, the United States still enjoys a disproportionate share of the world's goods, services and resources, to include oil. Depending on who you believe, America still consumes one half of the world's oil supply, leaving the other half for all other nations of the world to divide among themselves.

When you keep in mind that the United Nations is comprised of over 190 world representative world nations, it is easy for anyone to recognize that 'the beast' is enjoying far more than its share. In fact the world's economy, finance and trade are unquestionably controlled by the beast.

According to Wikipedia, it was formed in 1976, when Canada joined the Group of Six: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, and United States of America.[1] The finance ministers of these countries meet several times a year to discuss economic policies. Their work is supported by regular, functional meetings of officials, including the G7 Finance Deputies.

It is not to be confused, however, with the G8, which is the annual meeting of the heads of government of the aforementioned nations, plus Russia.

This group, and their satellites (the horns on the beast)which likely represent other key players like China, Hong-Kong...have climbed in bed with the beast. And more and more all of them control the worldwide-economy together. And, of late the Republic of China has become a strong powerhouse all by itself. The USA and China once enemies have joined together in an economic enterprise whereby China is enjoying a trade deficit with the United States that favors China, and in turn the USA has borrowed and is still borrowing heavily from the Chinese in order to finance the Bush Wars!

The Definition of Blasphemy: NOUN: 1a. A contemptuous or profane act, utterance, or writing concerning God or a sacred entity. b. The act of claiming for oneself the attributes and rights of God.

Does the current world-wide financial, credit, economic, commerce, trade system that has been engineered and headed up by the United States of America blaspheme God? Of course it does, this system has replaced God with a concocted human economic system that praises wealth and the consumption of wealth, one that purports to be self-sufficient and able to meet the needs of the human race. And folks that is blasphemy. And more and more many of these nations are becoming secularist, the ones who were not secularist before.

These human political-economic system govern on their own terms. They provide for the needs people at their discretion, particular to those nations who will submit to them. Those nations who will not submit, often fail to enjoy the world's largess that was put here for all to enjoy, including those who are to come after us.

Many individuals and nations who previously lambasted the American capitalist system are today on board. In fact, many Americans who at one time would kneel down, pray and read a scripture each morning, have also turned turned to the beast each morning in order to be comforted.

Earlier in the morning they rise and check to see how well they have down in the stock market. Some turn to newspapers and check on the Dow Jones Averages ever before leaving the house. Others have their computer programs set to tell them how well they have done. And the more sophisticated and wealthy among us, hire individuals that manage their financial portfolios, and keep them abreast of how the beast treated them during their night of slumber.

Folks, there is no God on Wall Street, or at any of the other Stock Exchanges around the world. The beast has declared that the love of money, is not the root of any evil. In fact some Americans will brag that, "there is nothing wrong with greed'. The sin of greed is that it keeps others from enjoying their portion of goods, produces and services.

In the book, The God That Failed, the author recognized that the political-economic system of the USSR pretended to be a god, one that purported to be able to care for the people, in the end it was concluded that the Soviet God had failed. So far, the American headed version seems to be thriving, even though there was a near meltdown that nearly took down the financial markets of the world several weeks ago. And what causes the near meltdown, it was pure and simple greed.

Both the beast and the dragon have avaricious and insatiable appetites. The two are never satisfied. An American CEO can earn up to 400 times what the average employee in his organizations earns, but still he wants more. The multi-millionaires and billionaires in America and around the world are never satisfied, no matter how much wealth they manage to acquire. This greedy elite group is in violation of divine principles, but they don't care. Why? They believe that their wealth can purchase safety for them.

And where did the original beast and the dragon that empowers him in the book of Revelations come from? According to the Revelation of Jesus Christ that was given to John, it rose up out of the sea of the people, on Earth!

11Then I saw another beast, coming out of the earth. He had two horns like a lamb, but he spoke like a dragon.
12He exercised all the authority of the first beast on his behalf, and made the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast, whose fatal wound had been healed.
13And he performed great and miraculous signs, even causing fire to come down from heaven to earth in full view of men.
14Because of the signs he was given power to do on behalf of the first beast, he deceived the inhabitants of the earth. He ordered them to set up an image in honor of the beast who was wounded by the sword and yet lived.
15He was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed.
16He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead,
17so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name.
18This calls for wisdom. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is man's number. His number is 666.

This calls for wisdom? One has to wonder given what we have witnessed recently, the nearly world-wide collapse of the incumbent world-wide financial credit system which includes the American and international stock market(s), the G7 and G8 might be what the writer John on the Isle of Patmos witnessed beforehand in his vision!

Certainly those nations and people who are not a part of this blasphemous macroeconomic system, a system that more and more rejects divine principles, appear to be suffering the most. The latter groups are under constant pressure to conform to the mandates of 'the beast', which is empowered by 'the dragon', apparently the United States. Those nations, mostly third-world or communist, that are not a part of the system beastly system, continue to be underdeveloped in greater proportion to those nations who have accepted 'the mark of the beast'.

I tell you folks, particularly you biblical eschatologists, that when you consider that it is the United States of America, a nation that is more and more becoming secularist just like many European nations have already become; and when you consider that the United States is literally operating out of ancient Babylon (the Land of Abraham); and the USA is as powerful militarily and financially as all of the other nations combined, one does not have to be a rocket scientist to believe that the United States might be the dragon and perhaps the beast of biblical prophecy!

Is the USA acting alone? Clearly, besides the priests of the world, many other disparate nations of the world, even none Christian nations of the world have come aboard the American style financial credit train! Who needs God, when money has become god, and money is expected to meet all of your needs and to solve your problems?

Those third-world nations like Cuba, Iran, the Democratic Republic of Korea who refuse to submit to the beast that is empowered by the dragon have suffered immeasurably. The United States has continued a half-century boycott against the island nation of Cuba. And how come? The answer is simple, Fidel Castro and the Cubans will not submit to the Dragon and take on the mark of the beast.

Recently eighty percent of the American said that America is 'headed in the wrong direction'. Could the reason be that America is the head of a world-wide macroeconomic system, that violates the principles of the Universe? SHOW ME THE MONEY is the American God! In God we trust, should be removed from the backs of American currency. Americans trust in America, many will die for America, but they will neither stand up for, nor die for the principles of the Almighty.

The solution is for each individual to free her or himself, and to learn to live independently of the global currency standard!

Love, peace & grace
Rev. C. Solomon

Caution: I believe that when humans wake up each day and turn on the computer, wait on Wall Street for the opening bell, or check the stock-market averages, that they are in fact worshipping both the beast and the dragon, that have been susbstituted for the sufficiency of the almighty! Some individuals don't have 'the mark', notice the symbols for each stock corporation either in the paper or on-line, however, I suspect that it is better not to have the mark, instead of the Sovereign. The solution for each individual is to free himself from a currency standard!


Patricia said...

I agree...I have been thinking this for months...even the "cannot buy or sell without the mark of the beast on your right hand or forehead" me that could be a PIN number in your head and input with your hand, or it could mean buying and selling stocks via a mouse/pc with right hand or a bluetooth or cellphone headset. Forehead means the upper front face, not including it is not literally only the forehead.

Rev. C. Solomon said...
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Rev. C. Solomon said...

Hi Patricia,

Thank you for responding, and you are on to something yourself. Are you familiar with Mr. Ray Kurzweil? Have you been keeping up with the latest technology, nanotechnology?

Within 15 years, according to Dr. Ray Kurzweil, atomic-sized computers will be placed within our bodies. These computers will be capable of doing a lot of things.

For one, you won't have to spend 4 to 6 years attending a school of higher-learning. What it takes now, 4 to 7 years to learn, will be downloaded into the computer inside of your head within a matter of seconds.

What else? No more pace-makers for the computer will regulate the heart. Insulin users won't need insulin injections anymore, the computer will do it for them.

Those individual with neural impairments in their extremities will be able to use them again.

Your brain will be tied into the banking system, you won't need a credit card.

There are a number of discussion groups meeting around the world as we speak, their primary objective is to discuss the ethical implications of this emerging technolgoies. Soon, we will all be cyborgs, living longer and doing incredible things, and I haven't even scraped the surface...!

The underlying vision of Dr. Kurzweil, and his unconconsious motivation was and is to extend the life-cycle. This may be the beinning of enteral life. And given the tracking ability of this new technology it can also lead to immediate extermination of an individual, without a hot being fired.

Lets stay in touch!

Rev. C. Solomon said...

And Patricia,

If I didn't make it clear. The plan is to install this atomic sized, mini computer, smaller than a green pea inside of our heads!