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666 On Anything You Own

Is it acceptable for Christians to have 666 on anything that they own? For example, I have a check with the number 666 on it. Should I rip the check up?

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oh yeah they sure are holly setting on their thrones, seem as if young boys are their pleasure....hahaha every human is sin, pluss i think lateinos (satan) is a woman, tell me what a better temptation would be?!....sweet, beautiful and very unexpected..........
---m6i6l6f on 7/4/09

Some with more fear than faith avoid numbers like 666 and 13 but the Bible nowhere forbids use of any numbers.

We are warned against accepting the Mark of the Beast on our hands or foreheads, and that nobody could buy or sell without it, but until that time comes, it's just another number.

Years ago my electric meter had 666 in it (and my electric account also had 666 but in a different place). But 6 years later I still haven't seen any signs of the Apocalypse...
---StrongAxe on 1/15/08

That would be verging on paranoia I believe.
---emg on 1/13/08

TS Please expalin the values.
I might just as well say
"Alan of UK ... 100+30+77+4+6+210+237 + 777", making myself something I am not.
---alan_of_UK on 6/14/07

TS, and Satan is the father of lies, John 8:44. I challenged you before and you ran. You use deception to further your own agenda rather than the truth.

You should really just stick with the scriptures, assuming they don't get too hot for you to handle.
---lorra8574 on 6/13/07

Demons argue against scripture. You do not argue against me thou friend of sorcery and Idol Worship.
---TS on 6/13/07

AlanUK: ROMIITH is Hebron, meaning Roman Kingdom: 200+6+40+10+10+400
---TS on 6/13/07

Ts do you figure if you cast your spell enough times people will believe you, or are you just trying to conjure up a demon?
---lorra8574 on 6/12/07

TS To make ROMITH add up to 666, you would have to have an averagwe value for each letter of 111.
Now I reckon that is rather difficult.
But if you use M as equalling 1000, you have too high a total.
Can you explain your calculation.
PLEASE ... I asked before, but you did not reveal the secret
---alan_of_UK on 6/12/07

Lorra: 1Cor3:16 "Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?" ...

Well not in you...The Pope Reigns in your heart..."showing himself that he is your god."
---TS on 6/12/07

---TS on 6/12/07

TS, you body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, 1 Cor 6:19, but the Temple of God is Jesus Christ, John 2:21 and we become part of that where we are baptised into Christ.

The Pope has not entered into your body (or mine) and set himself up as if he were God. Nor has he "entered" the Temple of God that is Jesus, for the Pope was always within that Temple. And the Pope does not put himself up as if he were God.
---lorra8574 on 6/12/07

Lorra: The Temple of God is supposed to be in the Heart of the Believer. The Papacy has usurped this position in the hearts of every Catholic that bows in humble submission calling the Pope Holy Father keeping his traditions rather than allowing Christ to rule according to God's Commandments.

In effect the pope sits in the Temple of God showing himself that he is God...but he is not!
---TS on 6/12/07

TS, first you have to believe that the Vatican is the Temple of God, otherwise why would the man of lawlessness seek to enter? The man of lawlessness may be associated with the Whore of Babylon, but that is not where he is going to set himself up as if he were God. So is the Catholic Church supposed to be the Whore of Babylon or the Temple of God? 2 Thess 2:4.
---lorra8574 on 6/11/07

The matraya is the beast. He is alive. He will appeal to new age types, then become political. His charm is frightening, he will make Hitler look first grade. His words even on tv will cause many to submit. His arrival will be very swift. Most religions will unify under him. You, the few who resist, will look at your spouse/child/parent and wonder why they are under his spell, be frightened more by what he does to your loved ones, even YOUR clergy who will.. submit.

---MikeM on 5/13/06
---TS on 6/11/07

Also, almost all pagan, new age, and other cosmologies say something, something BIG is coming soon. The Mayans have said this for thousands of years, as do the Hopi. I am waiting for Mel Gibsons next movie, which deals with this.
If one of my thoughts went through your head, your head would implode from the surge of intelligence. It's great to be me.

---MikeM on 5/13/06
---TS on 6/11/07

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there are two marks and two seeds the seed of God Jesus Christ and the Seed of the devil, the mark of the Blood is on the seed of God Born again through his Son the mark of the beast is on all who are not under the blood 666 the mark of man ,carnality, the nature of Satan, the spirit of the world, the Son of perdition is in the likeness of Judas one who
follows Jesus but sells him out for other things and goes into destruction.
---exzucuh on 6/11/07

I agree with Jack, here.

"Since Antichrist has not been revealed yet, nobody has to worry about who has the 666 mark.

God has NOT given us a spirit of fear."
---Jack on 6/8/06
---Charlotte on 6/11/07

And I agree with Jack here.

"Someone worked out an alpha-numeric cyper, and came up with about 55 names adding up to 666 on just the first page of his city's phone book.

Pin the Horn on the Beast is a foolish pastime, isn't it?
---Jack on 5/12/06 "
---Charlotte on 6/11/07

charlot: Thier teachings dont stack. Thier mans number 666 "Sits in the house of God showing himself he is God" "son of perdition who opposes and exalts himself above all called God" Scarlet and Crimson harlot(church) riding a beast(vatican) on seven hills, Seven hills of Rome. Scarlet and Crimson Papal Coronations? DUX CLERI, LUDO VICUS; Son of Perdition, Judas came from within pretended to be with Christ sweetly betraying Him. Son of perdition after that comes clothed in same manner
---TS on 6/11/07

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Numerology is not of God. You can become totally obsessed adding up street numbers, house numbers, your supervisor, your dog's name, what have you. It can become an obsessive compulsion to add up numbers. Rather than focusing on how a name adds up, how do their teachings line up with the Word of God. It they don't, you know you have a false teacher/false prophet in your midst.
---Charlotte on 6/11/07

Pretty soon, you're counting your steps to Starbucks; step on a crack break your supervisor's back. It's becomes superstition/witchcraft, and fruitcake nutty.
We can't judge ministries by appearance/or letters in their name, but by the reality of the Word of God.
---Charlotte on 6/11/07

** Jack: As a matter of fact, Elvis did confirm that your current official RCC position is held by all his UFO friends.**

Now I know you're listening to an impostor, because, as I've repeatedly said, I'm NOT a Roman Catholic and never have been one.
---Jack on 6/11/07

Jack: As a matter of fact, Elvis did confirm that your current official RCC position is held by all his UFO friends.
---Jerry on 6/11/07

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**"The letters inscribed in the Pope's miter are these 'VICARIUS FILII DEI'. which is the Latin for 'VICAR OF THE SON OF GOD.' **

In case truth matters, BTW, words are NEVER inscribed on mitres, which is NOT the same as the tiara, anyway.

I gave a primary source.

I'm willing to bet next month's rent you gave a SECONDARY source--which is inadmissible in debate.

I also suppose you saw a UFO land and Elvis and the Tooth Fairy came out.
---Jack on 6/9/07


Helwig [1612] suggested that the supposed title was an expansion of the historical title Vicarius Christi, rather than an official title used by the Popes themselves. Additionally, he said nothing about the title appearing on tiaras or mitres.
---Jack on 6/9/07

TRUTH, Part 2:

Helwig's interpretation did not become a common one until about the time of the French Revolution. Some later Protestant figures [nb: NOT RC ones] directly claimed that Vicarius Filii Dei was an official title of the Roman Catholic Pope, some claimed that this title appeared on the papal tiara and/or a mitre.
---Jack on 6/9/07

Jerry et all, we Catholics do call the Pope "Vicar of Christ, not Vicar of the Son of God, although that sounds fine to me. But you cannot go changing the title in order to produce a Latin version that will add up to 666. How would you like it if I took the title of your pastor, modified it until it added up to 666 and then accused your pastor of being the Beast?
---lorra8574 on 6/9/07

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There was a documentary several years ago about things with the no on it. Every case investigated had some sort of sinister going's on associated to it. The house that had the no, the car that everything would go wrong, very interesting!
---Carla5754 on 6/9/07

**"The letters inscribed in the Pope's miter are these 'VICARIUS FILII DEI'. which is the Latin for 'VICAR OF THE SON OF GOD.'**

1. You said TIARA, not MITRE (though it's not there, either).

2. This was shown to be an error. Look up VICARIUS FILII DEI on Wikipedia.

3. I'm not a Roman Catholic. NYAA!
---Jack on 6/9/07

**Rev13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for IT IS THE NUMBER OF A MAN; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six (666).**

L 50
L 50

G(C) 100
U(V) 5
L 50
D 500

W(VV) 10
I 1

What does this add up to?
---Jack on 6/9/07

The number by itself is just that. It is interesting that beginning with Adam, Kenan the 6th man, (ie: Adam, Cain, Abel, Seth, Enosh, Kenan) had been cursed by Noah. Genesis 5:9; 9:25-27.
---Eloy on 6/9/07

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TS. Calling Lee a liar is a bit harsh. Lee could be correct. Examin that verse again for yourself. It doesn't say the number of the beast is "a man", but the number "of a man". So, the beast could be an organization with the number of a man just as well as a man with a number.
---john on 6/9/07

Jack: This is what your fellow Catholics USED to say:

"The letters inscribed in the Pope's miter are these 'VICARIUS FILII DEI'. which is the Latin for 'VICAR OF THE SON OF GOD.' Catholics hold that the church, which is a visible society, must have a visible head...., as head of the church, was given the title, 'VICAR OF CHRIST'." Our Sunday Visitor, (Catholic Weekly) "Bureau of information," Huntington, Ind., April 18, 1915, p. 3.
---Jerry on 6/9/07

Lee: You lie again...perhaps its just ignorance.

Rev13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for IT IS THE NUMBER OF A MAN; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six (666).

How certain you are to reason away the Word of God Lee.
---TS on 6/8/07

Part 2:

I have already given from an authoritative source (namely the Annuario Pontificio) the official titles of the Pope. "Vicarius Filii Dei" is not among them.

Can you give, from an EQUALLY authoritative source, that VFD is indeed an official title of the Pope?

Can you provide an UNRETOUCHED photograph or contemporary painting of such headgear as you describe, giving the DATE such was made or worn?

Bet you can't!
---Jack on 6/8/07

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I think you will find the page number 666 in every Bible version that contains an Old and New Testament. Do you want to throw yours out because of it?

So lets abandon this pointless discussion. God has given you more important work to do, so do it!!!
---notlaw99 on 6/8/07

**Jack: The title "Vicarius Filii Dei" or "Vicar of the Son of God" is indeed the official title of the Pope and is emblazoned on his triple tierra.**

1. The triple tiara has not been worn for 40+ years.

2. The papal title is VICARIUS CHRISTI, and never was VICARIUS FILII DEI.

3. Neither title appeard on the tiara.

Try again.
---Jack on 6/8/07

If Find it Odd that I did not Say Pope but rather the Catholics Identified Him as the man of 666 in thier recent posts.

Clearly they know who the man of sin is and are now trying to hide the facts from everyone else.

Jesuits would do that.
---TS on 6/8/07

If that were true there goes part of my social security,for it has 666in a row, you're livnig on a superstition, these numbers are written by man.I am doing well for me & I got past that thought.
---candice on 6/8/07

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Jack: The title "Vicarius Filii Dei" or "Vicar of the Son of God" is indeed the official title of the Pope and is emblazoned on his triple tierra.

Alan: Remember that U and V have the same value in Roman numerals and count again. You'll get 666.
---Jerry on 6/8/07

There is a prerequisite to counting the number of the beast, the number of a man. The prerequisite is understanding. If you do not have understanding according to Eph.1:17-23, then do not count or even try to count the number, please.
---dont_rip_the_check on 6/7/07

Bessimer was right: "there is a sucker born every minute." Believing the number 666 as a bad omen shows how immature the Christian is. If you had a strong relationship with God, these numbers won't mean a thing. Except, of course, to reveal the AntiChrist in which God will reveal to those who know Him.
---Steveng on 6/7/07

**These Official Titles all pertain to one man.**

TS, I realize that truth and accuracy jean nothing to you or others when it's time to play Bash the Pope, but if you take the time to look at the Annuario Pontificio, you will see that NONE of these titles are or have ever been used by the Roman Pontiffs.
---Jack on 6/7/07

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The number 666 to some is representative not of a person but a world system that is contrary to the Christian faith.
---lee on 6/7/07

For those interested in truth, the official titles of the Pope are:

Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Chief of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Patriarch of the West [Dropped by Benedict XVI], Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the State of Vatican City.

He is also referred to as Summus Pontifex, Pontifex Maximus, and Servus Servorum Dei.
---Jack on 6/7/07

Jack, TS may be referring to his or her own titles. Any competitent Biblical scholar knows the 666 (or 667 depending on language) refers to Nero Ceasar as an archetype.

The style of apocalyptic writing uses images, events and personalities very familiar to the intended audience in order to convey the message effectively. Every word of John's Revelations was understood by the readers if his day, and those who kept the tradition, and it did not refer to any future Pope.
---lorra8574 on 6/7/07

TS Where are all your calculations?
How does so short a word as ROMITH qadd up to the same number as VICARIUS FILI DEI?
---alan_of_UK on 6/7/07

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** "666 is the Number of Man"


These Official Titles all pertain to one man.**

NONE of the above are title of the Pope, but are good examples of what gets called Pope Fiction.
---Jack on 6/7/07

"666 is the Number of Man"


These Official Titles all pertain to one man.
---TS on 6/7/07

It is a load of religious nonsense to go looking to see if we have "666" on anything. I wouldn't wear a T-shirt with "666" splashed on it though. You can remove something like a label that has it on it, but what is the purpose.
---Helen_5378 on 6/7/07

666 is not the mark of the beast. It is the number of the beast's name. Unless you are the beast, you have nothing to worry about.
---Jerry on 6/7/07

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Now think about it. Doesn't that sound a little absurb?
---Leslie on 5/22/07

There are many things on sale with a 666 on, manufactured and worn/used as an act of rebellion to offend Christians. Some atheists now have bumper stickers with words like 'Jesus loves you but I think you are......' and wear fish badges with the word DARWIN across the centre and have given the fish legs. Best response is to look away but pray for the owners of this trash. Regarding other things that just happen to have 666 on - it's just a number like 667.
---emg on 8/18/06

Read Revelation,, 666 is not a mark on your body or on your hand. It is in your mind. The Bible says the mark in their forehead. Your brain is in your forehead. Many folks are being deceived by thinking they will be taking a physical stamp. Satan wants your soul not your flesh. If he can distort your thinking and deceive you as he did Eve in the Garden of Eden. Don't listen to the Hal Lindsey's, Jerry Jenkins, or Left Behinder's. Listen to God and his Word.
---Kevin on 8/17/06

the 666 is a symbolical number,all of this satan 666 stuff is stupid,before heavy metal bands use the 666 to hail and call satan,the number wasnt a big deal.oops i mean. it was never a deal,so all of this is just supersticious,nobody will have a birth mark of the 666 in its wrist or the back of the neck,stop whatching movies that corrupt the mind and beliefs of the people,instead of corrupt add fools,i have a shirt that has the 666 in the front,am i the anti-christ?
---Kenneth_John on 8/17/06

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No reason to destroy things that just happen to have 666 on them. That would be just superstition. The book of Revelation is not your checkbook.

Only once, have I considered such a change.I had a drivers license, good for five years, with a picture of me that LOOKED like the devil, plus had the number 666******. Mercifully nobody mentioned the picture, but many, store clerks etc., noticed the 666. It got to be embarrassing. But I kept the thing the whole 5 years. The next one had a new number.
---Donna2277 on 7/8/06

Seems like a lot of people are worshipping the number 666 more than they do Jesus. I would have to say that is a problem. Revelation starts out with a picture of the heavenly worship of the Lamb slain standing in the midst of the throne. Thirteen is the Bible number for rebellion, so what does that tell you about that number? Man fallen short of the glory in all three realms (spiritual, mental, and physical) because of the rebellion of Adam is a pretty good start.
---L.S. on 6/9/06

We can get so carried away on these things. If it was say the number 666 on a T-shirt then I wouldn't wear it, but when it comes to other things it really does not matter to me. 666 is only a number until the Beast takes it over.
---Helen_5378 on 6/8/06

Uh, no. It is just a number. Did anything happen 6/6/06? NO, nothing happened. Do yourself a favor and stop being so superstitious.
---Rebecca_D on 6/8/06

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Christians should not be supersticious!
The mark of the beast will not be a bio-chip in the hand or forehead or a number on your credit card or anything like that. It is not biblical to say that. The issue with the mark of the beast is an issue of worship. Just read Revelation 13 and count how many times you see the word worship. 666 is only a number of a name. E-mail me if you have any further questions.
---Eric on 6/8/06

Funny you mentioned that concerned. a couple of days ago it was 6/6/06. It was still the day the Lord has made, I hope you rejoiced and was glad in it.
---J_P on 6/8/06

" I'll bet everyone on this list has a Bible that has a page #666 in it."

Can't read that page. Must tear it out, along with John 6:66. The bottom line is that "666" is the number of A MAN (not 100's of them) and not a check number, a total of your groceries, a page in the Bible, a shoe size, hat size, dress size or anything else. The very same Bible that told you about the number of the beast will tell you who the beast is and why "666" is used to describe him.
---Linda6563 on 6/8/06

With seven the number of completion and perfection and eight the number of the new creation, then it is still Jesus Christ, isn't it?
---Linda6563 on 6/8/06

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Linda--actually IHCOYC XPICTOC (Jesus Christ in Greek) adds up to 888.
---Jack on 6/8/06

I'll bet everyone on this list has a Bible that has a page #666 in it.
---Jack on 6/8/06

Yes it is acceptable to have 666 on anything that a Christian owns. If you read the Bible "the" 666 revealed as the mark of the AntiChrist is a mark received in a person's hand or on their forehead as a sign that they have rejected Christ and also have accepted and worship the AntiChrist.
---Eloy on 6/8/06

I guess if you were born on 06/06/2006 (or 06/06/1006), you would have to get rid of yourself. That is why Revelation 13 says, "Let he who hath understanding count the number of the beast." No understanding, no counting please.
---L.S. on 6/8/06

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If you're that spooky about it, pay a bill with it then they will have it!
OR write me a check (a big one to douse your fear) and send it to me!
---NVBarbara on 6/8/06

Phi 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Phi 4:9 Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.
---Linda6563 on 6/8/06

Instead of looking for "666", why not look to the "777", who is Jesus Christ. If you knew just how far from the mind of Christ your concern is, you would be even more concerned.

Phi 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Phi 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
---Linda6563 on 6/8/06

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