According to Revelation 13:16-18 a time is coming when in order to buy or sell, that is to carry on commerce of any sort, a person will need to be marked with the name or the number of the name of the Beast, also referred to as the Antichrist. The number of the Beast is six hundred and sixty six. The mystery of this number has made this is one of the most well known passages in the Bible. Even people who have never opened the Bible know the number 666.
Bear with me while I continue to set the background for this story. Most people know the name Microsoft. They are the largest software company in world. They are best known for the Windows operating system, but have a large number of technology products.
On 26 March 2020 a Microsoft patent was published on WIPO. WIPO stands for "World Intellectual Property Organization." It is a specialized agency of the United Nations that protects intellectual property of all sorts across international borders. Microsoft has a huge number of patents. They patent everything that their engineers develop. The first thing that catches the eye about this particular patent is the publication number, WO/2020/060606. "WO" means that this is a patent covered by the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). 2020 is the year. The unique identifier is 060606. YouTube user Steve Fletcher 222 explains all of this very well in the video below.
A further word of explanation about what this patent does:
This should be considered a brief overview of what this patent does and I am not a cryptocurrency expert by any means. If someone purchases a product or service using a blockchain-based cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, it is necessary for the transfer of the currency to be validated. This is done using long strings of letters and numbers referred to as keys. The process of verifying the users' keys is called "mining." Mining uses a large amount of computational power to solve a complex problem to validate the transaction. This patent, however, cuts out the current mining process and instead validates the transaction by instructing the user to perform a task. A sensor, apparently inside the user's body, measures the body's activity related to the task. The sensor communicates the body measurement (biometric) to a personal device (phone, tablet, laptop, etc.) which then communicates the information to the cryptocurrency system. As I said, a very brief overview of a very complex system. The important thing to understand is that the financial transaction is validated by a person's biometrics.
Many nations' central banks have created or are talking seriously about creating their own digital currency. These are digital versions of fiat currency. Looking at this patent and considering all of the talk about replacing the current monetary system that uses physical fiat currency with a global blockchain based digital currency, it is not hard to imagine a time in the near future when a person will be compelled to use a biometric system to validate all of their financial activity using a global digital currency.
I know it is a long stretch to go from a number assigned to a patent to the mark of the beast. But there is a saying; "There are no coincidences." All that is required is a global leader, claiming to be god, to step in and command that all must participate in the system and take his mark. Events are moving very quickly. Keep awake and watch!