|Antichrist Now - Destiner Press Topics|
"Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know it is the last hour...this is the Spirit of Antichrist, of which you heard was coming into the world, and now is in the world already." (The apostle John writing in his first letter, 1 John 2:18, 4:3)
"Let no one deceive you, that Day (of revelation and destruction) shall not come until the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition...whom the Lord will slay with the breath of his mouth and destroy with the brightness of his coming...the coming of the lawless one is according to to the power of Satan, with signs and wonders." (The apostle Paul writing to the Thessalonians, 1 Thessalonians 2:3,8,9)
"False christs and prophets will arise and show great signs and wonders so as to deceive the elect, if that were possible." (Jesus describing the End Time, Matthew 24:24)
"Even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light, so it is not strange if his servants disguise themselves as servants of righteousness." (Paul writing to the Corinthians, 2 Corinthians 11:14,15)
Television and radio "evangelists" will tell you a repetitive tale of doom, of a future time when a "man of sin" will appear to rule the earth. Christian bookstores are full of volumes on the subject, with the added twist that the "church" will disappear in a secret rapture before this time of tribulation comes. It's an extremely popular story, especially in America which is inundated with this "gospel", because it is very lucrative. What these authors and "ministers" will carefully omit telling you is that:
Find out who he is in The Truth Which Sets Free.
Hundreds of millions of people are paying homage to the last man to sit in the seat of the Antichrist, praying to him as a "saint," as though there was any other true intermediary between man and God besides the Lord Jesus Christ. That is in fact what the term "antichrist" means in Scripture, quite literally, in lieu of, or in the stead of Christ. Pagans have long worshipped substitutes for God in both their deities and saints, but the Antichrist does this in the name of the Living God, and teaches countless millions to do likewise. And this last particular man of sin was very good at his job, a public relations master, one of the most subtle and successful that the ancient Serpent has ever produced. He is today buried under a picture of his own false intermediary, the woman he worshipped. He took for himself the names of two of the apostles quoted above, but he was not an apostle like them. He was nothing like them, nor deserving of any affiliation with them whatsoever. They would have exposed him in a instant. But he was like one of the apostles. The next son of perdition to be elected to sit on this throne will likewise be the rightful successor to that apostle. Find out which one in The Truth Which Sets Free.
Indeed, this new Antichrist should prove to be very revealing. One of my most trusted mentors, a history professor, used to tell me repeatedly to watch out in particular for any man of sin whose identity brings together the ancient axis of Germany and Italy, a fluctuating but deadly alliance which has been in place since the era of the Caesars and has caused untold suffering for centuries, including two world wars. These are the most incendiary and expansionist times of the fourth and final beast of world history, a creature described in considerable detail by the prophet Daniel and the apostle John. Expect also that this Antichrist will continue the game plan of embracing all world religions, no matter what God is worshipped or which name for God is used.