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Who will the AntiChrist be?
« on: September 11, 2017, 04:35:03 PM »
I don't know the official teaching about this for the Orthodox church, could someone please enlighten me?
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2017, 05:59:26 PM »
I don't know the official teaching about this for the Orthodox church, could someone please enlighten me?

Bill Cipher.
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2017, 06:14:33 PM »
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2017, 06:41:12 PM »
Some Church Fathers speculated by the 666 count as to what the name may be.  There have been hundreds of speculations thereafter.  No one knows.  Also, the First Epistle of John points out that anyone against Christ is an antiChrist.  "Who is the liar but the one who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, the one who denies the Father and the Son."  -- 1 John 2:22 -- NASB.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 06:47:29 PM »
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3AACW2oAkVY.   ;D

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2017, 08:28:51 PM »
I don't know the official teaching about this for the Orthodox church, could someone please enlighten me?

The idea of a singular Antichrist is not particularly Orthodox.

There is one true Christ. There are many frauds.
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2017, 09:12:13 PM »
I don't know the official teaching about this for the Orthodox church, could someone please enlighten me?

The idea of a singular Antichrist is not particularly Orthodox.

There is one true Christ. There are many frauds.

I think the many antichrists that came before and after Christ is true.  I thought the more common understanding was that just as there were precursors to Christ like Abraham and Able their were antichrists like Nimrod and Cain but ultimately there was going to be one that was a sign for the Second Coming.  St. John of Damascus and I think (*can't confirm this now, but can in a week upon request) Andrew of Ceasera seem to think there is one special kind of antichrist before the Second Coming.

I wouldn't be surprised if the Orthodox (or Catholics) stress it in a very different way that I seem to think many Protestants seem to, but I thought the nuts and bolts were kind of the same.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2017, 09:15:34 PM »
St. John of Damascus and I think (*can't confirm this now, but can in a week upon request) Andrew of Ceasera seem to think there is one special kind of antichrist before the Second Coming.

You can find the St. John quote about it here.
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2017, 09:30:01 PM »
St. John of Damascus and I think (*can't confirm this now, but can in a week upon request) Andrew of Ceasera seem to think there is one special kind of antichrist before the Second Coming.

You can find the St. John quote about it here.

Thanks, those links on that page are interesting as well.  After reading that quote, if anyone is interested; I'm pretty sure that's the same template the Russian Orthodox philosopher Vladimir Soloviev used in his "Tale of the Antichrist" if anyone wants to see that in something of a story form.
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2017, 06:14:12 PM »
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2017, 08:17:43 PM »
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #14 on: September 12, 2017, 11:42:48 PM »
He will be this person:


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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2017, 09:47:20 AM »
He actually posts on this forum in succinct and cryptic esoteric prose.
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I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2017, 10:09:31 AM »
He actually posts on this forum in succinct and cryptic esoteric prose.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2017, 10:20:20 AM »
^I knew he didn't mean me because he included "succinct"  :angel:

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
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He actually posts on this forum in succinct and cryptic esoteric prose.

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He actually posts on this forum in succinct and cryptic esoteric prose.

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That's a funny way to spell 'Mor.'
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« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2017, 10:50:47 AM »
He actually posts on this forum in succinct and cryptic esoteric prose.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #22 on: September 26, 2017, 01:14:42 AM »
We only know his number is 666, nothing more.

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #23 on: September 26, 2017, 01:24:07 AM »
We only know his number is 666, nothing more.

Someone named Phillip is user #666 on oc.net. Registered over 13 years ago and still hasn't made a post... seems fishy to me!

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #24 on: September 26, 2017, 01:26:43 AM »
^ There was a time that the number of your posts was 666. :police:

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2017, 01:45:30 AM »
Just to throw in another complication, don't some manuscripts read 616? :-X

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Re: Who will the AntiChrist be?
« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2017, 02:16:33 AM »
Based on what I've read on tumblr and internet forums, the Jews, the Pope or the Ecumenical Patriarch.

One of those.

Just to throw in another complication, don't some manuscripts read 616? :-X

The actual text is just three Greek letters. Xi, Sigma, Rho I think.
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