A man of ultimate evil, he will appear during the End Times, and with the help of the Devil will take temporary control of the earth. During his rule he will reward wicked people and persecute righteous people. But eventually he will be defeated and condemned to eternal torment in hell. http://www.gospel-mysteries.net/glossary.html
A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist, person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming.
The Beast, man of lawlessness· The world leader who will rise to power out of the fourth beast kingdom as prophesied in Daniel 7. He will confirm a covenant with Israel and then, after three-and-a-half years, he will put a stop to the sacrifice and offering in the temple when he declares himself to be God. During the Great Tribulation he will receive power from Satan as he deceives the world and attempts to destroy the people of God.
A final world ruler who deceives the masses through the promise of a one world government resulting in world peace. His actual, hidden agenda opposes and attempts to suppress the true (often traditional) religion, particularly Christianity. In Dispensationalist doctrine, the Antichrist comes half way through the Tribulation.
The false Christ led and controlled by Satan that will be the great world leader during the tribulation, before the second coming of Christ. His objective is to deceive people into following him. He imitates Christ, trying to take the position of God. Also called "The man of sin". He is not Satan himself, but is controlled by Satan. At one point it seems that Satan actually enters him, so it is hard to separate the human man and Satan who controls him. At the beginning of the tribulation he will sign a peace agreement with Israel, and possibly with the whole world, setting himself up as the head.
An individual whose appearance is prophesized in two books of the Christian Scriptures (1 John and 2 John). He is expected by some Christians to appear near the End Time, when he will act as Satan's chief representative. The pope, Ronald Reagan, Bill Gates, Hitler, Stalin, and many other people have been called the Antichrist. So has at least one computer.
New Testament person who symbolizes hatred against the ideas of Jesus. Best candidates Alexander the Great and Adolf Hitler
(Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ
a false christ who presents himself as Christ, but is an imposter
a human figure of great power whose activities are a perverse reflection of those of the true Christ, with the function above all of deceiving and misleading the faithful (Paula Clifford, A Brief History of End-time )
A false Christ who is supposed to rise to power during the Tribulation.
Energy of the Will aspect of God, in its involutionary phase, which destroys the old forms and relationships, for example at the end of an age, to prepare the way for the building forces of the Christ Principle. Manifested in Roman times through the emperor Nero and in modern times through Hitler and six of his associates.
Satan. The enemy of man and God who, according to many religious cultures, will establish a reign of evil on Earth which will last fifty years before being overthrown by the second coming of Christ.
The Beast, man of lawlessness. The world leader that rises to power, as prophesied in Daniel 7. He will confirm a covenant with Israel and then, after three-and-a-half years, he will cause the sacrifices to stop. During the Great Tribulation he will receive power from Satan as he deceives the world and attempts to destroy the people of God. APOCRYPHA The name given to several books claimed to be missing from the Bible. The word often refers to the seven books which the Roman Catholic Church places on a level with the Bible: Tobias, Judith, I and II Maccabees, The Book of Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, and certain additions to Esther and Daniel. Apostasy refers to desertion of faith or "falling away" from the faith. The New Testament clearly describes the "last days" church as a church that has fallen away from the faith. Today's church tells us we are going to see the greatest revival of all times... so we will see who is right - today's "fallen" leaders or the Bible
The figure who acts as Satan's lead agent on earth during the end times. Most Christian scenarios predict the Antichrist -- a sort of evil twin of Jesus in many ways -- will forge a one-world government through promises of peace. When Jesus returns, he will expose the Antichrist as an impostor, defeat him in the battle of Armageddon, and reign with the Christian martyrs for a thousand years on earth.
Literally, "against Christ" or "instead of Christ." Antichrist is used by John to refer to (a) the opponent of Christ who will arise at the end of this age, and (b) the "many antichrists" who stand against the Son of God (1 John 2:18, 22; 4:3).
Any opponent or enemy of Christ, whether a person or a power.
The great personal opponent of Christ who is to appear before the end of the world and who will be overthrown by Christ at His second coming.
A figure or figures mentioned in the Johannine literature who masquerade as Christ or as Christian believers but who are portrayed as devils in disguise. Their presence signifies the time of the end before the return of the Messiah (1 John 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 John 7).
The apostle John is the only Biblical writer who uses the expression "antichrist" and applies the term in a general sense to many who oppose or seek to replace Christ. Martin Luther referred to the Pope and various unbiblical doctrines of the Roman Church as antichrist in this sense. The concept of one individual, who epitomizes evil and in the end times persecutes the people of God, is found throughout the apocalyptic writings
In the Bible (1 Jn 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 Jn 7), a reference to both an anti-Christian religion and a particular individual who will embody that belief at the end of time. The antichrist will lead a one-world, apostate religion seeking to glorify man while denouncing God (see CCC 675-76).
Often described as the most evil man that will ever live. He will arrive on the world scene and appear to be the world's savior, but everyone on earth will soon learn his real mission will be one of destruction. Also called the man of lawlessness (or sin), Gog, the son of destruction (or perdition) (1 John 2:18) , (Rev 13:1-8)