All posts tagged: Forehead

Painting of David slaying Goliath with the giant's sword by Guillaume Courtois (1628-1679) Wikipedia

Shin or forehead and does it matter?

First of all let me state categorically it doesn’t matter, but the discussion provides a unique twist on a favorite Bible story. In the English language we have many words that have more than one meaning take “fly” as an example. It can refer to an insect or “flying” through the air. “Bark” can refer to the outer layer of a tree, or the sound of a dog. In these cases, context means everything. In the Hebrew we can have the same thing happening. Take the story of the epic battle between David and Goliath. In the account found in 1 Samuel 17, we read that the Israeli army was faced off against the Philistines. The Philistines had a giant named Goliath. Standing over 9′ tall, each morning he would come out in full armor and parade in front of the Israelis, shouting for one of them to take him on in one-on-one battle. His challenge was all about fear and intimidation and it was working. No one was brave enough to challenge the Philistine …

A painful Mark of the Beast? Man has computer chip inserted in his hand

And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead. (Revelation 13:16 NASV) In the Book of Revelation, the Apostle John speaks of a significant end-times event that he describes as the Mark of the Beast. We are not exactly sure what it will be, but as John was having his vision, he simply noticed an unusual mark on people’s hands or forehead. According to Revelation failure to have either of these two marks will result in a person not being able to buy or sell. and he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name. (Revelation 13:17 NASV) Martijn Wismeijer owns Mr. Bitcoin, a Dutch company that installs Bitcoin machines around Europe. Bitcoin is a digital currency used to buy and sell goods from participating businesses …