Recently, many claim that the implant of medical or financial electronic ID chips are the mark of the beast. Others point to credit or debit cards. While those items may be an indication of what is to come, Bible scholars agree that the mark of the beast will be a recognizable sign of those who have voluntarily chosen to follow the Antichrist.
Fisher pointed to a case out of Louisiana where the state board of funeral directors unsuccessfully sought to prevent a local monastery from selling caskets without a funeral director’s license, Fischer said that government licensing requirements were actually the Mark of the Beast.
“Well what is that?” Fischer asked. “That’s the Mark of the Beast. You can’t buy, you can’t sell without permission from the Beast, without permission from the government. So anytime you’ve got the government involved in deciding who gets to engage in commerce and who doesn’t and they can’t engage in commerce unless they get some kind of official permission from the government, that’s the Mark of the Beast”: