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    Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    For the first 19 centuries the prevailing wisdom used to be that Jews are antichrist are both bad and, in many ways, they are tied together as Jews await for their Messiah, which was commonly identified as antichrist. But then, after the holocaust, an interesting twist took place: Jews are regarded as God's chosen people, while antichrist continues to be viewed as bad. Since nobody could have anticipated such a dramatic positive shift in the opinion regarding the Jews, could it be that a century later we would have another big shift that nobody anticipates of as of now: the dramatic shift in the opinion regarding the antichrist. Just like today Jews are regarded as good guys and its antisemitic to say bad things about them, maybe a century later antichrist will be regarded as a good guy and it would be antisemitic to say bad thing about him. And yes I used the word "antisemitic" rather than "xenophobic" for a reason. Since antichrist is a Jewish messiah, maybe a century later they will say "the reason people used to view antichrist as a bad thing is because he is tied to Jews and they are antisemites; but now that we have condemned antisemitism, its time to revise our views regarding other Jewish things, including antichrist". And yes, they would say it while identifying themselves as Christians. Remember: "anti" doesn't mean "against", it means "in place of". So if people were to embrace the possibility of having more than one Christ, then sure they can have both Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Just like today Christians that otherwise reject ecumenism accept the possibility of having Judaism and Christianity at the same time -- in the form of Messianic Judaism -- so maybe one of the future forms of Messianic Judaism would be worshipping Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Like Messianic Jews of today don't FULLY combine Judaism with Christianity, yes they take MOST of Judaism, but they throw away one important thing -- Messiah -- since they have Jesus as Messiah. Well, the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with another Messiah" that is prevalent today is analogous to the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with keeping Jewish law" that was prevalent a century ago. So if people were able to get over the latter (in Messianic congretations) maybe a century later they will get over the former. Thus, Messianic congretations in their worship would borrow the Messiah that Orthodox would be following (to be fully and completely Jewish) while retain their belief in Jesus, thus they would follow two Messiahs at the same time. Sure, it sounds like a huge piece of fiction. But if you were to tell someone in 19-th century about Messianic synagogues today they would say its a fiction too. So we know that with progress what seems to be fiction at one point will become reality a century later. So yeah, maybe a century later they would seriously embrace Jesus and antichrist at the same time, however silly it might sound, and claim that people thorughout history who rejected antichrist were just antisemitic.

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    Re: Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    Does the Bible instruct us to hate the anti-Christ?
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    Re: Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Subriemannian View Post
    For the first 19 centuries the prevailing wisdom used to be that Jews are antichrist are both bad and, in many ways, they are tied together as Jews await for their Messiah, which was commonly identified as antichrist. But then, after the holocaust, an interesting twist took place: Jews are regarded as God's chosen people, while antichrist continues to be viewed as bad. Since nobody could have anticipated such a dramatic positive shift in the opinion regarding the Jews, could it be that a century later we would have another big shift that nobody anticipates of as of now: the dramatic shift in the opinion regarding the antichrist. Just like today Jews are regarded as good guys and its antisemitic to say bad things about them, maybe a century later antichrist will be regarded as a good guy and it would be antisemitic to say bad thing about him. And yes I used the word "antisemitic" rather than "xenophobic" for a reason. Since antichrist is a Jewish messiah, maybe a century later they will say "the reason people used to view antichrist as a bad thing is because he is tied to Jews and they are antisemites; but now that we have condemned antisemitism, its time to revise our views regarding other Jewish things, including antichrist". And yes, they would say it while identifying themselves as Christians. Remember: "anti" doesn't mean "against", it means "in place of". So if people were to embrace the possibility of having more than one Christ, then sure they can have both Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Just like today Christians that otherwise reject ecumenism accept the possibility of having Judaism and Christianity at the same time -- in the form of Messianic Judaism -- so maybe one of the future forms of Messianic Judaism would be worshipping Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Like Messianic Jews of today don't FULLY combine Judaism with Christianity, yes they take MOST of Judaism, but they throw away one important thing -- Messiah -- since they have Jesus as Messiah. Well, the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with another Messiah" that is prevalent today is analogous to the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with keeping Jewish law" that was prevalent a century ago. So if people were able to get over the latter (in Messianic congretations) maybe a century later they will get over the former. Thus, Messianic congretations in their worship would borrow the Messiah that Orthodox would be following (to be fully and completely Jewish) while retain their belief in Jesus, thus they would follow two Messiahs at the same time. Sure, it sounds like a huge piece of fiction. But if you were to tell someone in 19-th century about Messianic synagogues today they would say its a fiction too. So we know that with progress what seems to be fiction at one point will become reality a century later. So yeah, maybe a century later they would seriously embrace Jesus and antichrist at the same time, however silly it might sound, and claim that people thorughout history who rejected antichrist were just antisemitic.
    It true that the Jews will embrace the Beast* as a Messiah, but all the evidence is that he is a Gentile.
    • In Daniel 9:27 he is a Prince of the people who destroyed the City and the Sanctuary - Roman
    • In Revelation 13:1 he comes out of the sea. In typology the "sea" is the Nations
    • In Revelation 17 he is one of seven kings, the sixth of which reigns as John writes - a Roman Caesar
    • In Revelation 17 the Beast at first carries the Woman, and she sits on seven hills. Of the six world powers that have ruled the earth (Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome), and have had the religion of Nimrod (Babel), only one capital city is on seven hills - Rome



    * The term "Antichrist" is not wrong, and I know who you mean. It does mean "replacement-Christ". But "anti-christ" is anyone who claims the position of Christ (1st John 2:18, 2:22, 4:3 and 2nd John 1:7). THE Anti-Christ is called "the Beast" - a single and only individual that usurps the Jewish Temple (2nd Thess.2:4)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walls View Post
    It true that the Jews will embrace the Beast* as a Messiah, but all the evidence is that he is a Gentile.
    • In Daniel 9:27 he is a Prince of the people who destroyed the City and the Sanctuary - Roman
    • In Revelation 13:1 he comes out of the sea. In typology the "sea" is the Nations
    • In Revelation 17 he is one of seven kings, the sixth of which reigns as John writes - a Roman Caesar
    • In Revelation 17 the Beast at first carries the Woman, and she sits on seven hills. Of the six world powers that have ruled the earth (Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome), and have had the religion of Nimrod (Babel), only one capital city is on seven hills - Rome



    * The term "Antichrist" is not wrong, and I know who you mean. It does mean "replacement-Christ". But "anti-christ" is anyone who claims the position of Christ (1st John 2:18, 2:22, 4:3 and 2nd John 1:7). THE Anti-Christ is called "the Beast" - a single and only individual that usurps the Jewish Temple (2nd Thess.2:4)
    None of it rules out him being Jewish. For example, a Jew can live in Rome. And a Jew can meet the other characteristics you described. A Messiah would have to be Jewish in order for Jews to follow him, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Subriemannian View Post
    None of it rules out him being Jewish. For example, a Jew can live in Rome. And a Jew can meet the other characteristics you described. A Messiah would have to be Jewish in order for Jews to follow him, though.
    You have a post here with the concept, actually - the hope, of the Antichrist being a pope [Giving Antichrist his due.]

    You have a post here with the notion that the Antichrist comes from Islam [Mahdi vs. Dajjal] [That post is under moderation at this time.]

    And now you assert that the Antichrist has to be Jewish.

    Which is it and what is your purpose here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayne View Post
    You have a post here with the concept, actually - the hope, of the Antichrist being a pope [Giving Antichrist his due.]

    You have a post here with the notion that the Antichrist comes from Islam [Mahdi vs. Dajjal] [That post is under moderation at this time.]

    And now you assert that the Antichrist has to be Jewish.

    Which is it and what is your purpose here?
    I am just speculating hence proposing different theories. I don't know which theory is the case but its always interesting to speculate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Subriemannian View Post
    None of it rules out him being Jewish. For example, a Jew can live in Rome. And a Jew can meet the other characteristics you described. A Messiah would have to be Jewish in order for Jews to follow him, though.
    Unless of course God were to send a strong delusion..

    II Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.

    8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

    9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

    10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

    11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

    12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.

    Which they came close to doing in 2014..

    Peres, the pope and a plan for world peace..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walls View Post
    It true that the Jews will embrace the Beast* as a Messiah, but all the evidence is that he is a Gentile.
    • In Daniel 9:27 he is a Prince of the people who destroyed the City and the Sanctuary - Roman
    • In Revelation 13:1 he comes out of the sea. In typology the "sea" is the Nations
    • In Revelation 17 he is one of seven kings, the sixth of which reigns as John writes - a Roman Caesar
    • In Revelation 17 the Beast at first carries the Woman, and she sits on seven hills. Of the six world powers that have ruled the earth (Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and Rome), and have had the religion of Nimrod (Babel), only one capital city is on seven hills - Rome



    * The term "Antichrist" is not wrong, and I know who you mean. It does mean "replacement-Christ". But "anti-christ" is anyone who claims the position of Christ (1st John 2:18, 2:22, 4:3 and 2nd John 1:7). THE Anti-Christ is called "the Beast" - a single and only individual that usurps the Jewish Temple (2nd Thess.2:4)
    I can certainly see why people think it's Rome, but there appeared to be a spirit of antichrist in Jerusalem leading up to the Roman War. Many Jews wanted to take the Messianic credit for defeating the Romans and this lead to civil wars within Jerusalem which weakened the city before the Roman siege. This the civil wars should take their rightful place in the significance of the moral and physical fall of Rome.
    * The coming prince in v25 is Jesus, it is then likely that the coming prince in v26 is Jesus too, his countrymen, Galilean Jews ruined the city morally and physically just before the Romans destroyed it like a flood.

    Your view of Rev 13 is a subjective interpretation, possible but too symbolic to be undeniable.

    Some see the 7 heads as 7 consecutive kingdoms, yes Rome is the 6th. I see divided Rome as the 7th, then the capital of Rome moves into a small location, a little horn for the final 3.5 years. This little horn speaks of a new location, not Rome, for the culmination of Roman power.

    You are correct that the woman sits on the seven hills of Rome. But the woman is a separate entity to that final beast. The beast hates her, bringing Rome to ruin.

    Your objections are good, they are possible, but the antichrist will come to power in Israel, and the capital will move to a little horn (small country) location. When a small country rises among other countries and keeps expanding it's territory, that is the country to look out for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by keck553 View Post
    Does the Bible instruct us to hate the anti-Christ?
    I think any “in-tune” Christian hates [ on some level ] “anti-Christ’s”, who wouldn’t?

    Muslims are AC, Hindus are AC, Atheists are AC, New Agers are AC, Nominals [ Luke warm Christians ] are AC, all other paradigms and “religions” are AC.... so, one one level, I hate these belief systems as they are sending people to hell, but on the other hand, I love them, and desperately want to see them come to the True Truth of salvation only in Christ.

    So yes, I think the Bible clearly teaches us to hate anything anti-God, but at the same time, we need to be a light to them, and even possibly help snatch some from the fire. No?
    “A” cannot be “A” & not “A” at the same time.

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    Re: Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Subriemannian View Post
    For the first 19 centuries the prevailing wisdom used to be that Jews are antichrist are both bad and, in many ways, they are tied together as Jews await for their Messiah, which was commonly identified as antichrist.
    If your “Anti-Christ”, then your an “Anti-Christ”. There are many around the world today, the Jews ( generally speaking ) reject Christ, ..... so......

    But then, after the holocaust, an interesting twist took place: Jews are regarded as God's chosen people, while antichrist continues to be viewed as bad. Since nobody could have anticipated such a dramatic positive shift in the opinion regarding the Jews, could it be that a century later we would have another big shift that nobody anticipates of as of now: the dramatic shift in the opinion regarding the antichrist.
    The Jews were the chosen people by God to teach the world about the One True God. Since 70AD, things have changed. The current “chosen” are those [ true Christians ] who live by faith in the One sent by God - Jesus. Reject Him, and you reject the Father. Genetics no longer play the role they once did.

    Just like today Jews are regarded as good guys and its antisemitic to say bad things about them, maybe a century later antichrist will be regarded as a good guy and it would be antisemitic to say bad thing about him. And yes I used the word "antisemitic" rather than "xenophobic" for a reason. Since antichrist is a Jewish messiah, maybe a century later they will say "the reason people used to view antichrist as a bad thing is because he is tied to Jews and they are antisemites; but now that we have condemned antisemitism, its time to revise our views regarding other Jewish things, including antichrist". And yes, they would say it while identifying themselves as Christians. Remember: "anti" doesn't mean "against", it means "in place of". So if people were to embrace the possibility of having more than one Christ, then sure they can have both Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Just like today Christians that otherwise reject ecumenism accept the possibility of having Judaism and Christianity at the same time -- in the form of Messianic Judaism -- so maybe one of the future forms of Messianic Judaism would be worshipping Jesus and antichrist at the same time. Like Messianic Jews of today don't FULLY combine Judaism with Christianity, yes they take MOST of Judaism, but they throw away one important thing -- Messiah -- since they have Jesus as Messiah. Well, the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with another Messiah" that is prevalent today is analogous to the idea that "Jesus is incompatible with keeping Jewish law" that was prevalent a century ago. So if people were able to get over the latter (in Messianic congretations) maybe a century later they will get over the former. Thus, Messianic congretations in their worship would borrow the Messiah that Orthodox would be following (to be fully and completely Jewish) while retain their belief in Jesus, thus they would follow two Messiahs at the same time. Sure, it sounds like a huge piece of fiction. But if you were to tell someone in 19-th century about Messianic synagogues today they would say its a fiction too. So we know that with progress what seems to be fiction at one point will become reality a century later. So yeah, maybe a century later they would seriously embrace Jesus and antichrist at the same time, however silly it might sound, and claim that people thorughout history who rejected antichrist were just antisemitic.
    Lots of dispensational flavours here in your post. The current Jewish mindset today [ generally speaking ] is that of anti-Christ, anyway you slice it, they reject Christ. It’s not anti-Semitic to say that the Jews today are anti-Christ. This does not mean we hate them, no, it’s just calling a spade a spade. They need the Gospel, they need Jesus, they need the TRUTH, just as every erroneous paradigm on earth does.

    The “anti-Christ” is not a literal person who is to come in our future, but a spirit of anti-God, of which, many have been throughout history and continue to be right till today. The beast and the man of sin are “anti-Christ’s”, but not THE Antichrist, [ as dispensationalists see it ] as no such character exists.
    “A” cannot be “A” & not “A” at the same time.

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    Anyone here know anything about the doctrine of Islam? A central requirement is " God absolutely has no Son" it's written in huge letters on the dome of the rock , a large mosque which sits on the temple mound where Gods temple used to be. It's considered blasphemy in Islam to acknowledge Jesus Christ as the son of the living God.

    the Muslims still today control a third of Jerusalem, including the temple mound , it's actually illegal to carry a bible in that area today. The city of Jerusalem is currently strictly divided into three parts. There is the Islamic district, the Jewish district and the Christian district.


    the whole world will be deceived by the anti Christ, both Jew and gentile who do not accept the gospel. His spirit has been at work since the days of Paul, still works today. When a person takes a broad view of the world, Islam is rising faster, and destroying more than anything on earth right now. They have decimated Syria, Iraq, really the entire Middle East, those following the many forms of Islam. Who again, the central theme of thier beliefs are " God has no Son" further , they acknowledge Jesus , or whom they call "issah" yet Jesus is not the messiah, did not rise from the dead. Will return in the end, love forty years being married then , Jesus will be subject to the authority of Muhammad , who is the " true" prophet of thier so called "god" who's name is not worth mentioning...

    just a thought, a religion that has warred with both Jews and Christians, for more than a millennium, who is still at war with the goal death to Israel. And who consider Christianity blasphemy and worthy of death.....it may be worth looking into Islam when considering the thought of an " anti Christ" if one views this as a prophecy concerning one particular man.

    Anyone here know anything about the doctrine of Islam? A central requirement is " God absolutely has no Son" it's written in huge letters on the dome of the rock , a large mosque which sits on the temple mound where Gods temple used to be. It's considered blasphemy in Islam to acknowledge Jesus Christ as the son of the living God.

    the Muslims still today control a third of Jerusalem, including the temple mound , it's actually illegal to carry a bible in that area today. The city of Jerusalem is currently strictly divided into three parts. There is the Islamic district, the Jewish district and the Christian district.


    the whole world will be deceived by the anti Christ, both Jew and gentile who do not accept the gospel. His spirit has been at work since the days of Paul, still works today. When a person takes a broad view of the world, Islam is rising faster, and destroying more than anything on earth right now. They have decimated Syria, Iraq, really the entire Middle East, those following the many forms of Islam. Who again, the central theme of thier beliefs are " God has no Son" further , they acknowledge Jesus , or whom they call "issah" yet Jesus is not the messiah, did not rise from the dead. Will return in the end, love forty years being married then , Jesus will be subject to the authority of Muhammad , who is the " true" prophet of thier so called "god" who's name is not worth mentioning...

    just a thought, a religion that has warred with both Jews and Christians, for more than a millennium, who is still at war with the goal death to Israel. And who consider Christianity blasphemy and worthy of death.....it may be worth looking into Islam when considering the thought of an " anti Christ" if one views this as a prophecy concerning one particular man.

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    Re: Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    Quote Originally Posted by Subriemannian View Post
    None of it rules out him being Jewish. For example, a Jew can live in Rome. And a Jew can meet the other characteristics you described. A Messiah would have to be Jewish in order for Jews to follow him, though.
    I agree with this, the Jews were expecting a Messiah (though rejected Him when He came) and therefore still are. The fact alone he will be making a covenant with them for seven years and will be sitting in the temple showing himself to be God says enough.

    Acts 21:18 « Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teacheth all men every where against the people, and the law, and this place: and further brought Greeks (therefore gentiles) also into the temple, and hath polluted this holy place ».

    So the antichrist will be at least partial Jewish or will not be accepted by Israel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Follower1977 View Post
    , it's actually illegal to carry a bible in that area today. The city of Jerusalem is currently strictly divided into three parts. There is the Islamic district, the Jewish district and the Christian district.


    the whole world will be deceived by the anti Christ, both Jew and gentile who do not accept the gospel. His spirit has been at work since the days of Paul, still works today. When a person takes a broad view of the world, Islam is rising faster, and destroying more than anything on earth right now. They have decimated Syria, Iraq, really the entire Middle East, those following the many forms of Islam. Who again, the central theme of thier beliefs are " God has no Son" further , they acknowledge Jesus , or whom they call "issah" yet Jesus is not the messiah, did not rise from the dead. Will return in the end, love forty years being married then , Jesus will be subject to the authority of Muhammad , who is the " true" prophet of thier so called "god" who's name is not worth mentioning...

    just a thought, a religion that has warred with both Jews and Christians, for more than a millennium, who is still at war with the goal death to Israel. And who consider Christianity blasphemy and worthy of death.....it may be worth looking into Islam when considering the thought of an " anti Christ" if one views this as a prophecy concerning one particular man.
    Islamic prophecy predicts a dajjal, a brash man from the West with red hair who recovers from a head injury and conquers Iran. Then the Issah you refer to will destroy dajjal and rule from Jerusalem.

    Normally Satan's prophecies are inaccurate here and there. But I suspect Issah will have the support of the liberal Jews, liberals, gays, Kabbalists, New Agers, spiritualists, vegans.

    Will he be Jewish? I believe Obama was a good experiment if a hybrid race person will be embraced by all the nations in his bloodline, and this worked very well. I believe he will be a Syrian Jew.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesky22 View Post
    If your “Anti-Christ”, then your an “Anti-Christ”. There are many around the world today, the Jews ( generally speaking ) reject Christ, ..... so......



    The Jews were the chosen people by God to teach the world about the One True God. Since 70AD, things have changed. The current “chosen” are those [ true Christians ] who live by faith in the One sent by God - Jesus. Reject Him, and you reject the Father. Genetics no longer play the role they once did.



    Lots of dispensational flavours here in your post. The current Jewish mindset today [ generally speaking ] is that of anti-Christ, anyway you slice it, they reject Christ. It’s not anti-Semitic to say that the Jews today are anti-Christ. This does not mean we hate them, no, it’s just calling a spade a spade. They need the Gospel, they need Jesus, they need the TRUTH, just as every erroneous paradigm on earth does.

    The “anti-Christ” is not a literal person who is to come in our future, but a spirit of anti-God, of which, many have been throughout history and continue to be right till today. The beast and the man of sin are “anti-Christ’s”, but not THE Antichrist, [ as dispensationalists see it ] as no such character exists.
    Well said for both posts..
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    Re: Is it antisemitic to hate the antichrist?

    Quote Originally Posted by bluesky22 View Post
    but not THE Antichrist, [ as dispensationalists see it ] as no such character exists.
    John spoke of a singular and particular antichrist who was to yet come:

    1 John 2:18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

    He says "now" there were many antichrists but does specific one certain Antichrist (singular) that was yet to come. This is known as "the Antichrist".


    Paul spoke of this same singular evil person using different names:

    2 Thessalonians 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
    2 Thessalonians 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
    2 Thessalonians 2:5 Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?
    2 Thessalonians 2:6 And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.
    2 Thessalonians 2:7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
    2 Thessalonians 2:8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

    John writes of this same singular antichrist person calling him different names/terms in the book of Revelation, the false prophet and the (second) beast.

    Rev 13:11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
    Rev 13:12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
    Rev 13:13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
    Rev 13:14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast;

    Rev 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

    What name or term used to describe this singular evil person is irrelevant because many names are used whether Antichrist, false prophet, (second) beast, man of sin, that Wicked, the son of perdition, the little horn, abomination of desolation and so on. It's all speaking of the same individual who will reign the world during the great tribulation and claim to be God.

    The concept of a future singular "antichrist" person is biblical. Who this person is has been debated very much, but denying that there is a future singular antichrist denies what scripture tells us.
    James 4:10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

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