World, at least those who are following the Antichrist,
this horrible Beast, will have the Mark
of the Beast in their foreheads
or hands as they follow and worship him. Of course the spiritually re-born
believers and children of God, the so-called "Woman
or Bride of Christ",
will refuse the 666
The Bible says that 144.000 of God's servants among those who love
Jesus, will be sealed with an invisible Mark
of God in their foreheads! And
even though the
Beast commands that no one can
buy nor sell without the Mark and that anyone who refuses to worship his
should be killed, many millions more
people from all nations,
families and languages, "a
multitude no man could number",
will refuse the Mark and choose to go through Great
The AC and his followers will try to kill them, and they will not be able to buy nor sell food or clothing or shelter or the necessities of life. They will undoubtedly have to flee into the "wilderness"--the less developed countries of the world?--too, for survival, to prevent their being killed for not worshipping the Image of the Beast and to survive without being able to buy or sell.--But God is going to take care of His Bride! It says that He has prepared a place for them in the Wilderness, "that they should feed her there"--A place where she is nourished" for 3½ years.
And while the Antichrist and his followers are persecuting and trying to destroy God's children, God is going to let loose pestilences and plagues and even strange monsters which will attack these wicked people of the Devil! These days of "Great Tribulation" will be like the last days of the children of Israel in Egypt.
God's prophets will be doing great and mighty signs, wonders and miracles to defend the Gospel and God's children! (Revel. 7:3, Revel. 9:11, Revel. 11:3-6.) It says that "they that understand among the people shall instruct many!" God's trained and chosen teachers will explain from His Word to these multitudes of people, what is going on and how to survive and how long it will last! The AC will especially go after these instructors, in order to capture and destroy them.
"And the woman
fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared of God,
that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore