Contributed by Bob Faulkner on Jun 23, 2015
Man of Sin, Beast, Antichrist. Many titles, one man. Not a series of men. Not an office. A man. Read carefully, let no one deceive. He is coming. Chapters 13, 17, and 19 furnish a combined portrait of the man.
The man of sin and his helper
(13, 17:7-17, 19:17-21)
Perhaps the most obvious of the long-term background descriptions is the one regarding antichrist. It is proper so to refer to him, but John never does, in Revelation. He here calls him the beast. In Daniel 7, he is the little