And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?
And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: andpower was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
Five (5); Digital ID, Vaccination Passport, Biometric Scanning, ‘Mark’ or ‘code/number’ of Approval or Authorization, 5G Technology/Network.
(Biometric scanning used for migrant/border control, secure identity verification and approval, government benefits, domestic and international travel security, economic inclusion of everyone, buying/selling transactions and fund transfers, instantaneous speed of transaction and convenience, VAT/taxation collection, mobility, social credit score and ranking, population movement and tracking, monitoring political and religious ‘extremism’ (terrorists). ‘Mark, number or name’ for verification and approval.)
The growing global market for Civil ID on the path to digitization. ‘One World Government Civil ID.’
Jim Nash Biometric Update
Civil ID programs are identity management applications used by governments to verify a citizen and establish a link of ‘TRUST’, typically at large-scale. A civil ID (sometimes in the form of a national ID or eID) is one means of identifying citizens, permanent residents and temporary residents for the purposes of work, taxation, government benefits, health care and other government related functions. This could be for issuing official documents, managing borders, registering voters or employment background checks. Another subset of civil ID is the biometric epassport, a travel document with a computer chip.
Civil ID shipments are forecast to have grown from $618.8 million in 2018 to $732.7 million in 2023.
Where civil IDs are used, the overwhelmingly dominant industry involved is government. Types of civil ID commonly issued include driver licenses, passports, health-related documents and national ID cards.
There is some desire by national governments to combine the areas, producing an ID that incorporates a COVID-19 status statement. The document would be digital or physical, and would be accepted everywhere within nations and across borders. It is an ambitious goal given the politics of the major developed and developing economies.
It is no overstatement to say that if U.S. Social Security cards were introduced today, they would be rejected by a huge minority — at least. Opposition to government COVID tracking, which is a central tactic in minimizing disease spread, has stymied even local-level success.
That hasn’t stopped federal and some state efforts to start programs.
As recently as November 2020, a U.S. congressman was extolling the benefits of a national digital ID. Developments in health care including the opioid crisis and the coronavirus make the case for national authentication, according to Rep. Bill Foster.
Of course, the fact that an estimated $16 billion was stolen from consumers in the United States in 2018 would seem to be sentiment-swaying. Too many in the country fear ill-defined crimes that a government could perpetrate if it gets more information about its citizens.
One the other hand, private employers, especially security-sensitive sectors like defense, have started to demand the IDs before performing background checks. They are being used as health insurance cards in some nations.
Clearly, not all proponents of national eIDs are pro-dictatorship, but all dictators control their subjects by identifying them.
Revelation 13:7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
China has a comprehensive civil ID program. Last year, it began trials on a civil ID function that would track owners’ online history. But the country remains a largely closed, state-funded ecosystem, making it difficult to win a significant market share. With a top-down economy, China’s national leaders choose winners and losers.
Russian politicians, meanwhile, view with awe the progress its neighbor has achieved with standardized civil IDs (and surveillance). Like China, Russia historically has suffered from governmental disfunction and xenophobia, leading regime after regime to seek the greatest control over its people’s actions, including their travel. But dominated by oligarchs, any strategic new technology or procedures will be result in artificially low outsider industry participation.
India’s Aadhaar national ID program is the most advanced such biometric identifier among democracies and developing economies. It continues to be more deeply integrated into the nation’s government, business and cultural spheres.
Aadhaar authentication is one of the methods used by people in India for registration with the country’s vaccine management system. Financial transactions and on-boarding are already available. Biometric features including de-duplication of bank accounts, authenticated voting and annual certification for pension benefits show how Aadhaar is being woven into individual lives.
Being a democracy, complaints about and protests of Aadhaar — including loss of privacy, data security concern and government abuse — are more visible than in China and Russia. Balancing the speed and comprehensive scope of feature rollouts has created hurdles for the national government.
But being a comparatively open economy, India allows more foreign competition and influence in the biometric civil ID sector.
The European Union cuts a unique figure in this arena. It is a coalition of European countries with common economic interests — the European single market. Physical borders between the members years ago were softened in order to promote greater economic integration.
Leaders of the EU and those of many of its constituent nations are pushing for a unified eID, preferably one that would involve driver and health certificates. Fourteen of 27 members operate digital civil IDs.
In mid-2020, the EU signed off on new biometric standards for physical IDs, which today are too easy to forge. Those cards are being phased out in favor of a card with a contactless chip that holds the owner’s biometric data.
The EU is a democratic club, and its economies are as open as any one developed nation’s economy, it suffers cultural ills that run counter to the ideas of a unified eID program.
Nigeria is in the process of scaling registration in its National Identity Number system, and Kenya is working on its Huduma Namba, in two prominent examples of a common approach in Africa of establishing overarching foundational civil IDs.
Throughout the world, though primarily in the world’s largest economies, the digitization of driver’s licenses and passports as mobile device-based IDs are an emerging trend.
Nations with emerging economies, meanwhile, continue to work towards registering their populations for civil IDs to bring them into the formal economy and increase the reach of their programs and services.
Major players include:
Major players in this market include: Acuant, Aratek, CardLogix, CMI Tech, Fujitsu, Giesecke & Devrient, HID Global, HSB Identification, Idemia, Integrated Biometrics, NEC, Regula, SecuGen, Thales, VaultID, and Zetes.
Posted March 25, 2021
5G + Biometric Facial / Hand Scanning + Digital / Cashless Transactions + Mark of Approval / Authorization = Tomorrow’s Economy (2020-2027). Why 2020? Because these ‘things’ have already occurred (past tense) elsewhere (China, India, Asia and a few countries in Europe) in the world in 2020, even though they have not yet occurred in the ‘United’ States.
Biometric scanning used for migrant/border control, secure identity verification and approval, government benefits, domestic and international travel security, economic inclusion of everyone, buying/selling transactions and fund transfers, instantaneous speed of transaction and convenience, VAT/taxation collection, mobility, social credit score and ranking, population movement and tracking, monitoring political and religious ‘extremism’ (terrorists). ‘Mark, number or name’ for verification and approval.
Seven (7) References to ‘BE WATCHING or WATCHFUL.’
Matthew 24:42; Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.
Matthew 25:13; Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
Mark 13:35; Watch ye therefore: for ye know not when the master of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning.
Luke 21:36; Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man
Luke 12:37-39; Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them. And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants. And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
1 Thessalonians 5:2-4; For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. (Be Watching).
John 13:19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he.
John 14:29 And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.
Luke 21:31 So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand.
Mark 13:29 So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
Luke 21:28 And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.
Revelation 1:1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:
‘Increasing Like Labor Pains.’ ‘Fearful Sights.’ ‘Perilous Times.’ ‘Men’s hearts failing with fear.’ Great Convergence of Signs.’ REDEMPTION IMMINENT.
In His Service,
Night Watchman Ministries
Make Your Decision for Christ NOW!!!!!!! Time is Up!!!!!!!
Jesus Christ’s Offer of Salvation:
The ABCs of Salvation through Jesus Christ (the Lamb)
A. Admit/Acknowledge/Accept that you are sinner. Ask God’s forgiveness and repent of your sins.
. . . “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23).
. . . “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one.” (Romans 3:10).
. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” (1 John 1:8).
B. Believe Jesus is Lord. Believe that Jesus Christ is who He claimed to be; that He was both fully God and fully man and that we are saved through His death, burial, and resurrection. Put your trust in Him as your only hope of salvation. Become a son or daughter of God by receiving Christ.
. . . “That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (John 3:15-17). For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:13).
C. Call upon His name, Confess with your heart and with your lips that Jesus is your Lord and Savior.
. . . “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” (Romans 10:9-10).
. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.” (John 1:8-10).
. . . “And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. (John 2:2).
. . . “In this was manifested the love of god toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.” (1 John 4:9, 14-15).
. . . “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.” (Romans 5:8-10).
. . . “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23).
. . . “Jesus saith unto them, I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6).
. . . “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth.” (Romans 1:16).
. . . “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts: 4:12).
. . . “Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth for there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 2:4-6).
. . . “For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 5:9).
. . . “But as many as received him, to them gave the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.” (John 1:12).
True Church / Bride of Christ Spared from God’s Wrath:
Romans 12:19. Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.