We talk a lot about the cashless society described in Revelation 13, but sometimes we forget that the world system is ever changing and ever moving towards making this eerie prophecy a reality. The New Scientist had this to say on the race towards eliminating cash:
CASH is rapidly becoming a thing of the past in China. Consumers have abandoned banknotes in favour of paying with their phones in unprecedented numbers – and this vision of a cashless economy could well be the future throughout the world.
The country isn’t alone in rejecting coins and notes – Sweden leads the world as the most cashless nation as a percentage of GDP – but its pace of change is accelerating. Since 2013, China has experienced the highest growth in the number of cashless transactions out … Read New Scientist article