The coming of the antichrist is a sign of the end of the world. This article shows that in Scripture the antichrist is referred to by different names, and that his main character is that of deception. However, the believer can identify the antichrist by knowing God’s truth.
The way commentators interpret Revelation 13:18 often reveals their exegetical approach to the whole of the book of Revelation. This article is a brief survey of the interpretation of that chapter in the seventeenth and eighteenth century in England]. Interpretations are often a reflection of the times; the mainstream of Protestant interpreters saw in the [[Beast a picture of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church.