Who (or what) is the Antichrist?
He is a person Spirit of antichrist (1 John 4) 2 Thessalonians 2, Revelation 13, Daniel: most often spoken of in personal terms Not a system, or government, though he will head both
He is a counterfeit Christ Matthew 24:4-5, 23-24 Counterfeit religion Counterfeit resurrection Counterfeit Trinity Counterfeit peace He will rise out of a revived Roman Empire Daniel 7 10 horns, 7 heads Like a Caesar
He will be worshiped by the world 2 Thessalonians 2: Revelation 13: He will be empowered by Satan Revelation 12:, 13:2 A great deceiver (cp. 2 Corinthians 4:4)
He (and the false prophet) will require the world’s allegiance and participation in his one world government/NWO Revelation 13:16-18
He will unite the world in rebellion against God Revelation 19 Psalm 2