Since none of us want to receive the mark of the beast, perhaps we should we ask whether there’s more to the seal of God and the mark of the beast than we usually consider. So let’s look a little deeper. The Image of God Image © Darrel Tank from GoodSalt.com The Sabbath School Lesson for Tuesday, June 12, 20018 , states that in ancient times, a seal was a “stamp pressed onto soft wax or clay to show authenticity or ownership, having the authority of its owner behind it.” If we pause to consider the implications of this metaphor, we can appreciate that the soft wax or clay was molded by the imprint it received. As a consequence of this molding, it bore the image or ‘likeness’ of that seal.
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