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Bible Question and Answer
Welcome to our bi-weekly post where we provide Bible verses, answers and advice to the questions and concerns you have. During the course of the last two weeks readers have submitted their questions and today we are going to answer some of them. So please join us and feel free to chime in on the discussion in the comments section below this post.

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Question 1:

Name: Diane
Question: I was wondering about the money I have been saving to buy the things we will need to survive but am I supposed to buy coins? And  will my cash paper money be no good? Is September a good idea to go up north out of the city?

Answer:

Name: Brandon T. Ward
Answer: Diane, thank you for the question and how it appears that the Spirit moves (for the audience both of these questions came in before the news about Iran).

Are you saving your money now with the intent of buying the items you need during the Tribulation? If that is what you are doing, I do not think that is a good idea. I would purchase the things you need to sustain your household today. Perishables can be vacuum sealed and stored away. There are plenty of YouTube videos that will teach you how to properly seal your food. You do not need to spend thousands of dollars on freeze dried goods, etc. If you have the money to spare and you want too by all means go for it.

It seems pretty certain to me that your cash will be no good when Satan is on earth, there will be a new system in place and cash could very well be a thing of the past. It almost is today. Always have a little cash on hand for emergencies and never keep all your eggs in one basket. Meaning, I personally would not keep all of my funds in an electronic account. When Satan shows up you can kiss that electronic currency good-bye as you will be locked out of the account unless you worship meaning accept Satan and you are not going to do that. You are going to ensure you have enough oil in your lamp and you are going to stand with our Father.

You could buy some silver bullion, look for 99.999% pure. You do not need to buy any special or rare coins. We are not concerned with making a buck, we are concerned with preparing for the lowest cost possible and no one is going to care that you have a rare coin when Satan shows up. You may not even be able to use that silver to trade with, but I would set a little aside anyway.

As for going up north, if you have a second home and things get really bad where you live then ask your Father for direction and consider it. But if you are heading out into the wilderness I do not know if that is such a good idea. Most people could not survive a few days. Without shelter, food and the necessarily skills to hunt and live in the wild most would end up dying painfully. As for September, no one really knows when things will finally go south. They sure seem to be heading that way now, but we will have to just watch and see.

Additional Reading:
Preparing Our Households for the Tribulation

 

 

Question 2:

Name: Chris
Question: Hi my questions concern the time of Tribulation….. I can’t completely wrap my head around the mark and the ability to buy or sell. So should we keep our jobs as using those earnings would be accepting the mark, correct? Does it apply to only cash money or would it be any kind of “money”, credit, direct deposits & virtual money?  I know we can use silver or gold or barter. Should I remove my name from bank accounts, property or any credit accounts? I should understand this but I just don’t want to mess up.

Answer:

Name: Brandon T. Ward
Answer: Chris thank you for the question and hang tough you are doing real good. It is quite obvious you love our Father and I know that makes Him very proud to call you one of His sons. Let us make a quick side trip, please turn your Bible with me to,

John 14:21
21He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.”

Now those are comforting words. Let us now get back to your question.

We have a study I think you should read titled, “Mark of the Beast Revealed“. This study is located under the “Bible Studies” tab at the top of our site. I will recommend some additional studies at the bottom of this answer.

Keep your job if you need too as long as it does not entail you pledging allegiance to Satan and his government. Remember, Satan does not have 100% control of the world until the middle of the Tribulation when world leaders turn over the entire show to him (Revelation 13:5). The mark applies to anything that bears allegiance to Satan. Yes, keep some silver and/or gold on hand in case we are able to trade. Silver would be the better option and small amounts as well so you do not overpay. Remember, if you have the opportunity to trade be very wise, do not let it be known what you have or how much. Do not worry about removing your name from bank accounts, property or anything else. When Satan’s government is absolute they will remove it for you or block your access.

We are going to be hated by the entire world, but that is fine by us because we will know what hour we are in. We have nothing to fear, we have the Living God on our side who can deliver us from the fiery furnace and from a den full of lions (Daniel 6:16-22). We have the Living God who sets up kingdoms and who removes them (Jeremiah 10:10, Daniel 2:21). We have the Living God who has already sentenced Satan to death (Ezekiel 28:16-19). Satan is nothing more than a pathetic dead man walking, we have the victory through Christ never ever forget that!

Please turn your Bible with me to,

Revelation 13:16 
16 “And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:”

Who causes the people of the earth to receive the Mark? The Dragon of verse 11 who is Satan himself as Revelation 12:9 will document. Satan will cause the people of the earth to accept this spiritual mark through deception, by the signs and wonders he will demonstrate on the earth in the sight of men (Revelation 13:11-13). We have thoroughly documented all of this in our study, “Mark of the Beast Revealed“.

Revelation 13:17 
17 “And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.”

Why? You cannot take part in a government that you are not a part of. We will not accept nor worship Satan, so we will not be allowed access to this system which is fine by us. God’s Word has fortold us all things and they are becoming clearer by the day.

One final note that is worth mentioning is 1 Corinthians 8:1-18. We know idols are nothing, there is only one God and Satan is not it. If we are given food or some item from someone who received it from Satan’s government and there are no strings attached then use it for your family. Remember, all of the accounts in the Bible are examples for us in these end times (1 Corinthians 10:11). The Israelites were in captivity many times and those who stood by our Father were always taken care of.

Additional Reading:
The Saints and Their Role in the Tribulation

Who is the Antichrist? Answered.

As in the Days of Noah and the End Times Flood of Lies

 

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  1. Brandon, I’m a little confused so I am hoping you will help me understand better. Satan will get 100% control of the world during the middle of the tribulation as documented by Revelation 13:5. For the first half of the tribulation will his currency system be in place or not until everything is turned over to him during the 2nd half? Thank you sir!

    • While you await Brandon’s answer, eagleflyfree…just a note, that Satan will **NOT** “get 100% control of the world during the middle of the tribulation”…

      The POLITICAL beast has another *head*…and he is also the RELIGIOUS beast.
      When the one that gave “power” or authority (the DRAGON verse 2) behind this POLITICAL beast arrives on earth, …and *heals* the DEADLY WOUND…at that time the people of the world will call him “saviour”…and very unfortunately…that will also include so called CHRISTIANS, like the 5 virgins without “oil”…But if you continue reading down, a bit further…it clarifies that for you.

      Revelation 13:8 “And *all* that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are NOT written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”

      They will be WORSHIPING that RELIGIOUS Beast…who claims to be GOD / CHRIST. But…the *ZADOC* is certainly NOT going to bow a knee…to that IMPOSTOR…PERIOD!

      • Thank you EyeonGod. I will go back and study Revelation 13 again. Satan arrives in person at verse 11 correct? Dang…thought I knew this. Time to study study study 🙂

        • You’re doing just fine eagleflyfree…you are seeking His Truths…that’s what God wants us to do. You are doing HIM proud…while many are falling away in APOSTASY.

          The disciples, who were with Christ daily…even asked Him questions…which HE thought that they should have already understood….shows that *flesh* man is *not* infallible. It’s all there in our heads, but a bit jumbled at times…that’s all. You should see inside my head…the jumble factory, my words can’t even come out clear at times! 🙂 I then resort to non-words, which gets the job done…somewhat. Brandon has Topical Studies, right here on WEB…which greatly helps ‘unjumble’ (there I go with these non-words again) 🙂 all that information in your head.

          The *KEY* here…is to understand verse 1….John is getting that vision into the *FUTURE* …so it may *seem*….a bit JUMBLED UP…but let’s try to follow along and keep on track.

          Revelation 13:3 “And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.

          SATAN is the entity that heals the DEADLY WOUND…at that time, he has been CAST OUT. He then becomes the sole HEAD of the POLITICAL SYSTEM. SATAN aka “DRAGON” who heals the DEADLY WOUND.

          The next verse down, makes it a bit clearer.

          Revelation 13:4 “And they worshipped the DRAGON which [because he] GAVE POWER [his authority] unto the the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

          The SECOND “BEAST”…is the RELIGIOUS BEAST…THAT *IMPOSTOR* ANTICHRIST….who’s standing in a place where *he* ought NOT. Mark 13:14.

          *****NO one will make war with him…because they are all on-board that POLITICAL and RELIGIOUS System…and very comfortable and impressed in their *VERY* short lived MIRACLE PERFORMING, PROSPEROUS & PEACEFUL god SATAN…who is the head of BOTH Systems. They are DECEIVED into believing that he *is*… GOD / CHRIST…so they even *WORSHIP* him…ALL of the World…EXCEPT for those whose names are written in the Lambs Book of Life.

          It is obvious when you watch the news, to see God-fearing doctors and nurses, as well as many other humanitarians, and even children all giving of themselves to others around the world, all in the name of this POLITICAL Beast. It is the stamp of the U.N. that gets the praise, NOT the individual or a NATION, before the public.

          YES! MANY CHRISTIANS ALSO GIVE A HELPING “HAND” TO THAT 1st POLITICAL “BEAST* SYSTEM. And if they continue while SATAN is on earth as *head* of that System, they have the “MARK” in their “RIGHT HAND” (Revelation 13:16)…an idiom which simply means that they are doing Satan’s work, they help move it along…they believe he is GOD / CHRIST…and if they *WORSHIP* him as such, though in ignorance, for they have been DECEIVED….they also have the “MARK”….*in*…their foreheads, their minds. Revelation 13:16.

          Revelation 13:5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power [authority] was given unto him to continue forty and two months.”

          *****We should know by now…that the length of time has been *SHORTENED* to 5 months and the reason for that given. Mark 13:20; Revelation 9:5, 10.

          *****By this time, Satan has already arrived…healed the DEADLY WOUND…and ruling over the FIRST POLITICAL “BEAST”, or New World System, and out of his mouth will come all sorts of LIES and BLASPHEMIES…from that RELIGIOUS Beast.

          LIKE CLAIMING TO BE GOD / CHRIST!!!!!! AS he brings down FIRE from Heaven plus more wonders, “STRONG DELUSION” that they believe a LIE…(2 Thessalonians 2:11) which GOD *allows* him to have…AND THE PEOPLE ARE THEN HOOKED, LINED AND SINKERED…with those ‘marvelous’ MIRACLES.

          BEHOLD THEN….THE COMPLETE *ONE WORLD SYSTEM*!

          FULL BLAST-OFF….POLITICAL + RELIGIOUS *COMBINED* in SATAN…by the “midst” of the week (Daniel 9:27)… (2 1/2 months, of his 5 month reign)…the whole world will whore after him (Rev. 13:3.)..EXCEPT…for those in the following verse…

          “And *all* that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are **NOT** written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.” Revelation 13:8.

          Those whose names *are* written in the Lamb’s Book of Life, are *NOT*
          DECEIVED by Satan.

          Hope this helps.

          • Eye, this helps immensely. Thank you for your time and your teaching. I will continue my study. Again, thank you. I believe Father has brought us all together here on this site.

        • Revelation 13:11 is definitely Satan that is correct. We are given a detailed description of him there. The book of Revelation can be a bit tough to keep track of the time sequence if you are not careful. I would not say that verse 11 displays his arrival in person per-sey as verse 5 explains he is given time before this. Verse 11 is just giving us a description of him.

          Now might be a good time to read or re-read the study we have titled, “Who is the Antichrist? Answered.“. Thanks eagleflyfree.

    • eagleflyfree, I do not think we can document that in the scripture for certain. We do know Satan is on earth for the entire Tribulation per Daniel 9:27 and other places. We also know it will take him some time to have absolute control according to Revelation 13:5 and other places.

      Setting up a government takes time, even for Satan. With only five months to operate that seems like a tough task. I believe a lot of the pieces Satan is going to use for his government will already be in place from the government that will receive a deadly wound.

      So basically there will be an economic structure already in place when he arrives, Satan has given power for this to happen already (Rev 13:2). Yet it will not be Satan’s beast government absolute until Satan steps foot on earth. If you are concerned about participating in Satan’s government at the beginning of the Tribulation because you are uncertain about the monetary aspect, do not worry about it. We have already been told we cannot buy or sell, meaning they will not allow you too (Rev 13:17).

      One thing is certain in my mind, the first half of the Tribulation while no cake walk will be a transitional phase, while the second half is when it really starts to get heavy with Satan reigning absolute, the arrival of the Two Witnesses, the Saints witnessing via the Holy Spirit and more.

      • Thank you Brandon. Funny…you absolutely addressed my main concern regarding the monetary system. I will continue to study and prepare. Thank you again…btw, your ability to teach and explain is (in my opinion) a true gift from Father. Thank you for all your hard work!!

  2. Fantastic questions, fantastic answers. Thank you Brandon!
    Question, if we still have a mortgage when Satan’s system is in place will we have to move or just let the “foreclosure” process begin?
    Also, could you recommend some silver bullion suppliers?

    • Google Gainesville Coins or JM Bullion. Both good, reliable sites with many choices.

      • Thanks Jack..I will check them out. Buy in 1oz increments I assume?

        • I have some 1 oz. bars, but mostly in smaller increments. Don’t wanna pay 1 oz. for a loaf of bread or gallon of milk. And Brandon mentioned apmex, I forgot about them totally and it is an excellent site as well. I’ll check out nwtmint on Brandon’s recomendation.

    • If the money changes over and it is all under Satan and you cannot pay without participating in his system then let whatever happens happens. By today’s standards it can take at least five months for the foreclosure process to work and by that time we really do not care do we?

      As for bullion you can check out apmex.com and nwtmint.com. Your local coin shop is also an option and it looks like Jack chimed in as well. I would not dump my life savings into it, just get a little and if you can get them in under one ounce that is very good.

      • Thank you sir! Yes, if I still owe on my house I will simply stop paying and let whatever happen, happen. Father is in control….I’m pretty sure He can lead, guide and direct us through the 5 months. I will definitely build a small stockpile of silver bullion..just some to barter with. Thanks again!

  3. AWESOME! EXCELLENT FOOD for the soul and advice…in these DARK trying End times, Brandon.

    Those questions could *NOT* have come at a better time, I agree…for I know that there are many out there who are uncertain in the way forward.

    GOD is reaching out to all those who Love and Serve HIM…Holy Spirit Guidance to the fore…and you are serving Him quite *well*!

    GOD wants to use each and every one of HIS faithful believers! Let’s continue to *OPEN UP OUR HEARTS / MINDS* to HIS WILL!

    May God continue to lead, guide, direct and strengthen us…to “OCCUPY” until HE Returns…with all usefulness, to the Good of whomever will…that they may COME OUT of *darkness*…as we continue to leave the LIGHT out on a Stand, *not* hidden “UNDER” a bushel… in Christ Yeshua!

    “And he called his TEN servants, and delivered them TEN pounds, and said unto them, OCCUPY till I come.” Luke 19:13.

    *****The Spiritual point here, is that if God gives you a TRUTH…He expects you to — USE it and have a Spiritual gain for the kingdom. Work with that truth and make it MULTIPLY in the minds of many others. TEN (10) in Biblical numerics is the number for TESTIMONY; LAW & RESPONSIBILITY…and that’s what God EXPECTS you to do, GIVE testimony and PLANT a seed of what you know to be TRUE.

    Matthew 5:15 “Neither do men light a candle, and put it UNDER a bushel, BUT on a candlestick; AND it giveth light unto ALL that are in the house.”

    *****This has to do with SHARING GOD’S TRUTHS / PLANTING SEEDS…and the KEY is to do so with patience. But FIRST…Study to show yourselves approved (2 Timothy 2:15) In Mat 5:15… a little common sense is being used there…you light a candle to give light, which is the purpose to begin with…so if you are gifted with understanding… share the knowledge with others. We are to plant the seeds of the Word wherever we are, and *IF* the interest is to go deeper, THEN be ready for it…BUT…if there is STRONG RESISTANCE….LEAVE IT ALONE…it is NOT yet time. However, WATER that seed that you have already planted…WITH PRAYER. The HOLY SPIRIT will make it grow…*IF*…it should.

    Word.

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