The Revelator¶s Symbol ± 666 ± a warning toChristian churches.
The Revelator¶s message warns the churches against receiving the mark of thebeast. Now what is meant by the word ³mark´? The beast and the power he hasgiven to the image beast caused all to receive a mark in their right hand (indicatingmanual dexterity) or in the foreheads (in their minds). You cannot trade your wares without this identification ± and wares are false theories, doctrines. Themark is the name of the beast or the number of his name. His number is 666.His name is mentioned in the description of the first beast of Rev. 13:1-3. Here iswisdom. ³Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: (the firstbeast of Rev.) for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundredthreescore and six.´ Rev. 13:18. The first beast as already stated ³had power togive life unto the image beast,´ making them of the same ilk. . This number wassymbolized in O.T. type. You must look to the O.T. days to see who, or type, hadthis number.Mankind has always recognized human status by wealth and possessions, e.g.Abraham, Job. Since the dawn of civilization it has been customary to number aperson by wealth, possessions, ownership, and income. This commenced withacquisition, the serpent or dragon at the beginning of a great symbolical overviewof human behavior. ³Abraham was very rich in cattle, in silver and in gold.´ Gen.13:2. ³There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job«there were bornunto him seven sons and three daughters. His substance also was 7,000 sheep,3,000 camels, 500 oxen, 500 she asses, and a very great household; so that thisman was the greatest of all the men of the east.´ Job. 1:1-3.Today men have a number. Of course you may be worth nothing. On the other hand your number may be a few hundred, thousands, millions, billions. Who wasthis man numbered six hundred threescore and six? ³Now the weight of gold thatcame to Solomon (the leopard) in one year was
six hundred three score and sixtalents
of gold.´ 1 Kings 10:14. Solomon also had mighty possessions.Here is confirmation, absolute confirmation, of Solomon¶s (the leopard¶s) role in