2 Thes 2
6 And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.
7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
Amongst Christian apologists there is a strong belief that the “preventer” of the revealing of the Antichrist, and thus the “preventer” of full implementation of the RFID Mark of the Beat, is the CHURCH. The true Church, that is- for remember Stan wants to establish a parallel false church WITHIN the true church so to deceive many.
The true Church must first be REMOVED before the Antichrist can take over and before the Mark of the Beast can be enforced globally. This is the BLESSED HOPE- THE RAPTURE- that is mentioned in