1. THE ANTICHRIST is the MYSTERIOUS PERSONALITY whose appellations include SON OF PERDITION, MAN OF SIN, SATAN INCARNATE, etc., “Even him, WHOSE COMING IS AFTER THE WORKING OF SATAN with ALL POWER and signs and LYING WONDERS” [2 Thessalonians 2:9] There were prototypes in different generations, but none had “ALL POWER” to exercise the AUTHORITY of Satan on earth. His imminent appearance signals the full expression of Satan in FLESH and BLOOD. Though there are many theories and fables pertaining to his IDNTITY, one thing is certain, he will not show up “… EXCEPT THERE COME A FALLING AWAY FIRST, and that MAN OF SIN BE REVEALED, the SON OF PERDITION; 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 2:3-4]
2. THE ANTICHRIST was conceived in Eden, when the “… SERPENT said unto the WOMAN, Ye shall not surely die” [Genesis 3:4] The SERPENT was a humanoid creature similar to man, with abilities to think, speak, and “… the SERPENT WAS MORE SUBTIL THAN ANY OTHER BEAST of the field which the LORD God had made …” [Genesis 3:1] We know Satan was in the SERPENT and his objective was to proliferate his SEED in man, after his nature. For his role in Eden, God said to the SERPENT: “And I will put ENMITY between thee and the woman, and BETWEEN THY SEED AND HER SEED; …” [Genesis 3:15] From the encounter in Eden came forth “THY SEED” and “HER SEED”. To prevent further MINGLING of SEED, God introduced the protocols of CONCEPTION and SUBMISSION in marriage [Genesis 3:14-16] It is interesting to know, there was no CONCEPTION until after the SERPENT met Eve, and afterwards, “… Adam KNEW EVE HIS WIFE; and SHE CONCEIVED, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. And SHE AGAIN BARE HIS BROTHER ABEL …” [Genesis 4:1-2] When CAIN killed ABEL, he confirmed his ancestry as the serpent’s seed and fulfilled the prophecy in Genesis 3:15. Whereas the descendants of Adam were counted in SETH, in Genesis 5:1-5, CAIN was the SEED of the WICKED ONE and progenitor of the MAN OF SIN, as it is written: “Not as CAIN, WHO WAS OF THAT WICKED ONE, and slew his brother …” [1 John 3:12]
3. THE ANTICHRIST is the ultimate human face of the monstrous GOVERNMENT of Satan on earth. CAIN laid the foundation, when “… HE BUILDED A CITY, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch” [Genesis 4:17] His descendants were the first, on record, to develop and deploy TECHNOLOGY for GLOBAL HEGEMONY, through “… TUBALCAIN, an INSTRUCTER OF EVERY ARTIFICER IN BRASS AND IRON …” [Genesis 4:22] The quest for GLOBAL DOMINION in every age, is the INFLUENCE of Satan in human affairs, preparing for himself the BEAST to ride, “… so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, SHEWING HIMSELF THAT HE IS GOD” [2 Thessalonians 2:3-4] BABYLON, PERSIA, GREECE and ROME were the BEASTS that Satan rode in times past, switching FORMS, and Daniel said: “THESE GREAT BEASTS, which are four, ARE FOUR KINGS, which shall arise out of the earth” [Daniel 7:17] These GREAT BEASTS did not bring on the ANTICHRIST. The BEAST that ushers in the ANTICHRIST is taking shape before our eyes. John saw it and wrote: “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” [Revelation 13:2] The BEAST John saw is already at work, pulling all nations and BELIEFS into ONE GLOBAL ORDER, for the ANTICHRIST to ride to PERDITION.
4. THE ANTICHRIST is the alter ego of Satan and the FOUR APOCALYPTIC HORSES are the LIKENESS of Satan in the MAN OF SIN. The ANTICHRIST is already here, as the DECEIVER on the WHITE HORSE, for “… Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light” [2 Corinthians 11:14] He is presently working behind a mask as a man of PEACE, preaching PROSPERITY and UNITY of all religious BELIEFS. When all major Christian denominations eventually “FALL AWAY” into his GLOBAL INTER-FAITH AGENDA, the mask shall be removed [2 Thessalonians 2:3] With the mask gone, he climbs the RED HORSE and wields the “GREAT SWORD” , “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” [Revelation 13:7, SEE also Revelation 6:4] The nations and bands of Christians that will not succumb to his rule shall be viciously persecuted. When he mounts the BLACK HORSE, he becomes the maximum DICTATOR, controlling and stamping his authority on the resources of the earth. The PALE HORSE is the WHITE, RED and BLACK HORSES mixed together to symbolize the complete metamorphosis of Satan in the MAN OF SIN, “… so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, SHEWING HIMSELF THAT HE IS GOD” [2 Thessalonians 2:4] At this point, the SAINTS are CAUGHT UP, “For the rod of the wicked shall not rest upon the lot of the righteous …” [Psalms 125:3]
5. The ANTICHRIST is already on the WHITE HORSE, and before long we shall see his face. Accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Saviour and you will not be swept away to PERDITION, amen.