by Robert Hale .
Written in English
The National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling master of psychological suspense returns with the story of a young boy’s sexual awareness disturbed by cruelty, obsession, and rage.. Eleven-year-old Howard was born with a birthmark on his cheek. His Sunday school teacher mockingly calls it the “sign of the beast.”. Get this from a library! Sign of the beast. [Richard Forrest] -- Joan Lowery Nixon, president of the Mystery Writers of America, has found 10 well-known writers to craft spellbinding stories for adults who want to read but have undeveloped reading skills. Here are. The beast is not the only character in Revelation marking his followers. In the very next paragraph after the beast marks his followers his name, the Lord marks the , with the name of the Lamb and his Father on their foreheads (). Later in the book, the servants of the Lamb in the New Jerusalem have his name on their foreheads (). The book of Revelation speaks of several beasts. Perhaps the most famous is the beast found in Revelation – And this beast comes with a mark—the number What, or who, is this beast? What does this mark mean?
A Sign Versus a Seal. In the end times, the mark of the beast will be a sign to identify those who worship and follow the Antichrist. By contrast, those who worship and follow Jesus Christ will bear the seal of God on their foreheads to protect them from the coming wrath. [The beast] also forced all people, great and small, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads, so that they could not buy or sell unless they had. Moreover, when you compare those passages where the mark of the beast is discussed with passages like Rev. 7 it is plausible to think that the mark of the beast is most likely a sign that identifies you as something you already are—namely wicked and evil, a person of the dragon. I say this because when you read Rev. and The beast may look a lamb, but if you are discerning, you will hear that the voice is the voice of a dragon. It exercises all the authority of the first beast in its presence, and makes the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast, whose mortal wound was healed (v. 12). The second beast is an accomplice to the first.
Sign of the Beast book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Joan Lowery Nixon, president of the Mystery Writers of America, ha /5. Mark of the Beast. Revelation and cite the "mark of the beast" as a sign that identifies those who worship the beast out of the sea (Rev ). This beast is usually identified as the antichrist. This mark is first mentioned in , where it is imposed on humanity by the beast . INTRO: The Sign of the Beast is a fictional short story about a youngster who is horrified, yet transfixed, by his fascination with his bible school teacher. In one sentence, the first 25 pages are riveting. Simply could not put it down. Then, though, the next 15 pages confused the devil out of me.3/5(). There are also those who firmly think the mark of the beast will be hidden on money or on other things. The mark of the beast, used to identify those allowed to buy or sell in the End Time, will be found in (not on) people's hands or foreheads (Revelation ).