The world’s Corporate Media (as it regularly does from time to time) returned this past week to the topic of a “cashless society.”
- Largest Bank In Norway Calls For The Elimination Of Cash
- Cashless Society a ‘thought experiment’
- Invercargill’s new bank technology not a step towards cashless society – banks
The world has long claimed the “cashless society” to be a prophetic warning of the end times; a sign of the coming “mark of the beast” warned about in Revelation 13.
But is it?
Perhaps, but not likely.
Making a connection between the cashless society and the mark of the beast involves a long process of explanations: an almost certain sign it is one of the false prophetic signs manufactured by men to deceive and lead the unwary astray.
At various times, the mark of the beast was supposedly a barcode. Then when technology improved, the mark was upgraded to an implantable RFID chip. It’s certainly possible those devices will make it easier for the government to track people and purchases.
The Bible says nothing about a cashless society, but the argument goes: the cashless society is first necessary in order to keep track of who’s buying and selling. But we presently have a society with cash and it’s possible to track most, if not all purchases today.
And for all those who believe that cash is not trackable: some may argue differently. Who knows all of the capabilities of printed currency which use newer technologies?
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One of the first warnings of the cashless society and the end times was about 31 years ago by Barry Smith of New Zealand.
Though he never used the term, the cashless society was hinted at 46-years-ago (pp 101-102) by Hal Lindsay in his 20+-million-selling Late, Great Planet Earth (1970)–but Lindsay also pretty much led readers to look for the return of Jesus by 1988-1995.
Still, the cashless society is certainly something that has been and continues to be promoted by the world.
Banks in the USA have been promoting it for years, many with large placards in their lobby areas. Satan’s Mouthpiece (the Corporate Media) has regularly run ‘cashless society’ articles for years. The mystery of iniquity’s deceptive Modern American Prophecy Industry has worked hard to get the word out on the cashless society, featuring it not only in Late Great Planet Earth, but also in the Left Behind series.
Not at all like Satan, who is usually a tricky guy.
The US government has also promoted the “cashless society” by eliminating Social Security checks and requiring direct deposit into a bank account if a beneficiary wants to receive their money.
A bank account is as likely an end times culprit as the cashless society. For many in the USA, having a bank account is already a de facto requirement in order to buy and sell.
But the Bible is clear: the mark of the beast and the number of his name (666) have to do with worship of the beast or his image: practically every reference to the mark of the beast in Revelation includes a line about WORSHIP of the beast.
“And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.”
“And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.”
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The cashless society is a topic of which the public should be aware, even if it isn’t in the same category as the “sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.”
Also: if stories of the cashless society get people to think (if only for a few moments) on the end times and the coming return of Jesus Christ, that cannot be bad thing.
As long as there are appropriate warnings.
As stated, the Corporate Media regularly features articles on the coming cashless society. Here are several from the past month.
- A cashless society: What’s in it for the UK?
- Developing world leapfrogs to cashless society
- Could Sweden become the first cashless society?
- Thailand headed toward a cashless society
- Dubai dreams of a cashless society
So is the cashless society a harbinger of the mark of the beast? Or is it a false sign promoted by the world system?
Let’s just say: it is a sign of the end times and being aware of the end times is never a bad thing.
Is the reader watching for signs of the end times?
Is he sure what he’s watching for is that which the Bible warns?
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“But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.”
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
–1 Corinthians 15:1-8
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
[Portions of this piece originally appeared in End Times Prophecy Headlines: February 2, 2016.]
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by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier
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