The Mystery of the Antichrist’s 1000 Year Early Annihilation

In Revelation 20 all unrepentant, wicked people go into the lake of fire after standing before God in the Great White Throne Judgment. Yet in Revelation 19 the Beast and False Prophet go into the lake of fire 1000 years earlier at the very start of the Millennium. Why is their fate expedited like that with no trial, hearing or delay? Why are they not entitled to salvation like everyone else? Find out the stunning answer to this profound, overlooked mystery and the secret it reveals about the real population of the world.

Is the Antichrist "Human...Entitled to Salvation?"

Regarding my popular article on whether The Last Pope is the Antichrist or False Prophet, I received the following comment:

Thanks a lot for such an interesting article. I'm one of those who strongly suspect that a Pope is the false prophet and that the Antichrist is a political leader. ... Both the false prophet and Antichrist are human beings who are also entitled to salvation but thanks be to the Lord Jesus Christ who is Sovereign in His mercy (see Romans 9:14-23). - Simon

Salvation for the Antichrist seems like a safe assumption until you have read the entire Book of Revelation. Look at this verse describing what happens to the Antichrist and False Prophet when Jesus defeats them at Armageddon in his return to reign:

Revelation 19:19-20 — 19 And I saw the beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse, and against his army. 20 But the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who had performed the miraculous signs on his behalf. With these signs he had deluded those who had received the mark of the beast and worshiped his image. The two of them were thrown alive into the fiery lake of burning sulfur.

Quite plainly, the Antichrist and False Prophet are annihilated immediately at the conclusion of the Battle of Armageddon. The following passage in Revelation 20 describes a similar fate for their leader, Satan, who goes into the prison of the abyss (Rev 20:2-3).

Antichrist: No Salvation, No Trial, No Delay!

This verse always puzzled me. It didn't make any sense when you read the other lake of fire passage in the next chapter 1000 years later:

Revelation 20:7, 12-15 — 7 When the thousand years end, Satan will be let out of his prison. 12 I also saw the dead, the great and the small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life, and the dead were judged according to their works by what was written in the books. 13 Then the sea gave up its dead, and Death and Hades gave up their dead; all were judged according to their works14 Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire15 And anyone not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.

So if all the wicked get judged and thrown in the lake of fire after the Millennium, then why do the Beast and False Prophet get thrown in early, before the Millennium is over? I don't care how obviously wicked they are—Hitler wicked—it seems inconsistent of God to annihilate them before the final judgment.

This passage mystified me for years and bothered me every time I read it.

Only Possibility: They Are Not Human

Then a chain of events led me to see the only other possibility: the Beast and False Prophet cannot be (pure) human but must be something else. Notice the verses that establish that possibility. It's not only humans that the lake of fire is designed to receive:

Matthew 25:41 — Then He will also say to those on the left, Depart from Me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the Devil and his angels!

Revelation 20:10 — The Devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulfur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

Could the Beast and False Prophet be angels or some angel/human hybrid? Clearly neither of them is the Devil since he is established above as a separate entity. As a matter of fact, this is what many believe Genesis 6 must be referring to when it says:

Gen 6:1-4 — 1 When men began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. 3 Then the LORD said, "My Spirit will not contend with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years." The giants were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.

Not Giant Nephilim, but Tare Nephilim

In this passage the "sons of god" refer to the (disobedient) angels. The giants (or Hebrew nephilim) are understood to be their hybrid offspring from women. You don't get giants or "heroes of old " (legends, mythology) when both parents are human. But you could if one parent was super-human such as an angel.

Yet not all nephilim must be giant-sized. Genetic engineering can be used to make normal-sized clones as even humanity is capable of today. This may be what Jesus was referring to in this parable of the Tares and the Wheat, if we take what he says at face value:

Matthew 13:36-43 — 36 Then he left the crowd and went into the house. His disciples came to him and said, "Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field." 37 He answered, "The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man. 38 The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the sons of the kingdom. The weeds are the sons of the evil one39 and the enemy who sows them is the devil. The harvest is the end of the age, and the harvesters are angels. 40 As the weeds are pulled up and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of the age. 41 The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will weed out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil42 They will throw them into the fiery furnace, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.

Jesus interpreted his own parable to literally depict that the Devil had offspring, just as Genesis 6 implies. These offspring look human just like the righteous humans do and are undetectable to anyone as counterfeits except to angels who themselves are spirits and can see and identify other spirits. The holy angels will only collect the tares "at the end of the age" to be "burned in the fire." That fits how the Beast and False Prophet are thrown in the lake of fire at the end of this current pre-millennial 6000 year age.

"Depart From Me, I Never Knew you!" - Jesus

Jesus' predicted he will tell many sincere believers basically to "get lost" instead of welcoming them into the Kingdom. So...who are they and what did they miss or do wrong? In this study, get those answers and the one requirement for salvation Jesus taught (that Christianity misses) so that you can make sure you don't hear these dreaded words yourself!

Why are the tares and other nephilim annihilated immediately at the start of the Kingdom of God on earth? The answer seems obvious. There must be no chance for salvation for them unlike how there is for humans. Given that they are the illicit spawn of evil angels they seem to have a pure evil nature. If their every inclination is evil, there is no reason to wait and judge them like humans. These unfortunate genetic experiments created by Satan's mingling of human and angelic blood must be collected and destroyed so they can cause no more trouble. It also puts them out of their miserable existence based on malice and hatred.

Tares Among Us Today Explains Other Mysteries

The question from this that naturally arises is: Are the Beast and False Prophet the only two tares, or is the whole world littered with them as Jesus' parable suggests? Would they not be the ones at the helm of the world governments, institutions, and multinational corporations now, just as they will be in two top positions of the world during the last 3½ years?

To answer that, remember what Satan said to Jesus on this very subject when he came to tempt him in the desert:

Luke 4:5-8 (NLT) — 5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. 6 And he said to him, "I will give you all their authority and splendor, for it has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours." 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.'"

Note that Jesus did not correct Satan on his claim of ownership of the world. We should then ask, who has Satan been giving the choice positions of leadership over the nations of the world to before and after Christ rejected his offer? Who would he trust more than his own offspring! The Book of Revelation depicts the empires of his age as beasts in reflection of this.

The Evil World Explained

Is it any wonder that this world is such a mess? That we have leaders who clearly lie and deceive and even commit treason and yet get away with it? Satan deceives and controls the whole world (Rev 12:9) and he's not alone. His offspring are in all the top positions of power doing his bidding. He controls the media, the wars, what truth gets out and what is squashed. Of course, he cannot stop those who "diligently seek God" (Heb 11:6) from finding the truth.

The majority do not hear about the few (real) conspiracies like this. They hear just a lot of false conspiracy theories that desensitizes them to considering the true ones. They don't comprehend how the real conspiracies could be orchestrated globally or through thousands of years of history as is required. They do not understand that the Bible, if studied carefully, explains the truth of a global Satanic conspiracy. That's a "truth stranger than fiction."

Further Shocking Proof

For more proof on this topic that the Beast/Antichrist is going to be a Nephilim, see the David Icke interview below with Arizona Wilder. She gives her eyewitness account of world leaders who have manifested Nephilim characteristics. The video explains them in different, non-biblical terms that sound crazy (i.e. "reptilian race"). Allowing for the different terminology, you will find what is described fits what the Bible says about the tares and the ten rulers ruling "behind-the-scenes" yet controlling the world (Rev 17).

I was unsure what to think of these videos when I first saw them. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles "reptilian?" What does that mean? What do I do with this information? Then after I came to the insight shared above from Revelation 19 that the Antichrist must be Nephilim, it all made sense. Prince Charles, the leading (only) literal Antichrist candidate, was said to be Nephilim just as Revelation 19 requires...

Follow Up Question: "Isn't the Separation of the Sheep from the Goats at the start of the Millennium?"


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16 comments
John - December 17, 2016

Will God have mercy on the man used as antichrist?
Assuming that the Antichrist is still God’s creation (by-proxy), then does this entity have any free will to choose it’s own destiny? I mean that’s a pretty bad deck of life to be delta with to be created for the sole purpose of eventually being tormented in Hell for eternity.
Plus, if the Antichrist’s sole purpose is to provide a catalyst for the end-times, and eventual golden age of Christianity, does that not mean that in it’s ‘evilness’ it would be just as holy as Christ? Is this man antichrist beyond saving  he is a victim of being born.

Here’s some more questions…
1# Is the Antichrist a human with a soul to be saved?
2# Is there anyway that God has a plan to save him?
3# Is the Antichrist a fallen angel?
I will look for your reply. Thank You .. john.

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    Tim McHyde - December 17, 2016

    John, If prophecy says something is to be destroyed, then “IT IS WRITTEN” as they say. It’s not changing. America is going to burn. The Antichrist is going to burn. As the article argues, he’s not even human, but an evil abomination of demonic spirit and human-like flesh that perhaps has an evil nature that will not repent and submit to God’s rule. See http://escapeallthesethings.com/next-in-prophecy for more on how he was made by fallen angels and is not an angel himself.

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      Anthony Ianosel - July 15, 2017

      Yes, you’re absolutely correct: God Almighty has judged the evil one to be incompatible with the overall aspects of His kingdom, and therefore he be destroyed in the lake of fire reserved for him and his angels. There’s very definitive biblical support for the foregoing. No need to enumerate here.

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Jay - December 29, 2016

Revelation 20:10

I understood that no one being would burn forever and ever but this verse says the opposite. “tormented day and night forever?”

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    Tim McHyde - December 29, 2016

    Jay, Satan, the Beast/Antichrist and False Prophet are all spirits and seem to indeed stay in the lake of fire until “forever” or “age long” or the end of this age when the lake of fire goes away. But no human suffers for ever. Fire burns them up. “The soul that sins shall die” not “shall life forever in torment.”

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John - January 3, 2017

This man that is used for antichrist has no choice , he is used like a door nob and it is not fair to be used and no chance for salvation can he be saved threw the ‘lake of divine purification or the lake of fire?

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Leslie - July 10, 2017

I certainly cannot fathom all the sympathy for the “poor anti-Christ” (means opposite of Christ, evil personified) who has no choice or hope of salvation. God’s ways are higher than ours, He is ruler of the Universe and all creation. He can do what He wants with any being without having to consider one of His creations thinking He is not playing fair! The only boundary that the Lord has is that He cannot go against His character. Your “unfairness” is coming from your limited knowledge and is not like the Almighty’s.

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Anthony Ianosel - July 15, 2017

Look at the Greek words of the Textus Receptus. Study them in the various premier Bible dictionaries, like the Kitell New Test. Dictionary, or Strong Bible Dictionary or Young Bible Dictionart! Don’t “assume” anything. Yes, the “Codex Sinaiticus” or Codex Vaticanus” would clarify even more what the words meant at the time they were written. In our modern legal system derived from the “common law” era of Anglo-American jurisprudence, it is urged by our Supreme Court that the words and phrases appearing in our U.S. Constitution are to be taken at “face value” and understood “as they meant at the time they were written” in our Constitution. Read the article at this site : http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-constitution-originalism-201703 17-story.html
Moreover, brother Tim McHyde’s literal system of reading “at face value” the New Testament is clearly supported by other Scriptures in the Old Testament as well. One needs only to look in the aforesaid biblical dictionaries I alluded to above. Yes, you can “take to the bank” Tim’s honest reading of Scripture! He is not dependent upon “lobbyists” or mega supporters, like “mega pastors” are! They can bend, stretch and embellish scriptures…but not the honest pastor Tim McHyde!

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Johann Cronje - July 15, 2017

Hi Tim,
This is definitely one of your best studies. I expected and believed it all along and have been involved in many furious debates about this “understanding” of the true facts. Thank you very much!! (Matthew 15:13 – Clean and Unclean)
13He replied, “Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by the roots.

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David - July 15, 2017

We must remember Lucifer, the start of all this trouble, made a choice to defy and set himself against The Most High Father, Adonai or Abba. That choice was his. It is surely no good to have us as automatons who do whatever Abba says as robots. We are created with free will. Lucifer exercised his free will. He has not repented but insisted in working evil and we see the result of that here today, and historically. There are those that follow Lucifer, worship him they made a choice as well.
If you decide to defy the Father, what has been promised to you? What do you expect the Father will do???

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    Gabriel Obaji - July 15, 2017

    David, I understand Lucifer was an angel and angels cannot exercise freewill like we humans. How come you’re alluding to freewill for angel?

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      Erik - July 16, 2017

      Gabriel Obaji, i’ts pretty late where i live so i’m just gonna say that you are right and wrong at the same time. Yes, it is true that angels cannot exercise free will but that is not true for all of them. We know for sure that lucifer had free will. In the first place logically speaking if he wouldn’t have had free will he couldn’t have rebelled against God. Just like my OP system can’t rebel, except if he bugged out ;)) but i doubt that.

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Laurie Pappas - July 15, 2017

Tim, please check this out.

http://reptilian-facts.blogspot.com/2014/02/arizona-wilder-revelations-of-mother.html

When I began to listen to the interview, I stopped shortly in, and googled the woman whose testimony was going to be the basis for it. The link above seemed to be the most comprehensive and factual of the ones I read. I realize any and all of this can be disinformation, however, there is enough here to suggest this may not be the most credible of sources and not someone you want to endorse or imply endorsement of by including it on your site.

I have always found your writings to be factual, level headed, and the best around. when it comes to end times as you are Biblically based and literal. However, including this Icke interview doesn’t appear to fall into that category.

I can see the logic and possibility of “tares” being a non human race, however, this particular interview does not support that in any tangible way, It is heavily based on someone who later retracted her stories and whose stories seem pretty wild and changing when you compare them over the years.

It may not be helpful for you to include something like this interview in your article.

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    Tim McHyde - July 16, 2017

    Laurie, Thanks for weighing in. I looked at the page you gave. And the site. (Is it even put out by a Bible believer who knows there are tares/reptilians among us or a doubter?)

    It does not surprise me in the least Arizona Wilder has retracted statements and contradicted herself. This is the nature of DID people. I’ve known a few. They can even be programmed to hide or doubt what they experienced or know. It’s possible this programming kicked in or she’s just a mental mess from the alters and splits.

    The thought that also crossed my mind as I read the page and your comments of concern is what would constitute a “helpful” and “credible” witness to give us a testimony on tares being among us. Bear in mind that this is one of the greatest secret of Satan that he wants to keep under wraps (as Icke calls it I think, “The Biggest Secret”) And further, what are the chances of us ever getting such a witness? I’d say zero. Therefore, is it really helpful to suppress any testimonies of tares we do have just because they don’t live up to normal standards of credibility? I’d say no.

    I believe if you think about it, it’s astounding that we have anyone at all coming forth on record to testify that there are non-humans among us and that the leading Antichrist candidate is one of them just as Revelation 19 strongly implies he must be to qualify. That’s why I find this interview helpful and the questions of credibility not a factor.

    Remember, I was not looking for confirmation of tares or Prince Charles being non-human when I stumbled upon this information. When I first saw it, I doubted the testimony like you do. Then years later I saw the Bible said exactly what she was saying on both points (tares and the Antichrist/Prince Charles being one of them). That’s why I feel it’s important to leave this interview up. Tares and the Antichrist being one are a fact and this woman is confirming it in a very unprompted specific way. It’s astounding!

    It reminds me of the situation with the research of Ron Wyatt. All Bible believers know that there is an ark of the covenant and Noah’s ark. Ron found both and many other biblical sites and artifacts. Yet he also is attacked as not credible or as supporting those concepts in a tangible way (“no confirming evidence”, “he’s not an archaeologist”, and other attacks from fellow Christians). Yet I share his information with people constantly. They make up their own mind whether he is an liar and nut or God actually did lead him to find all these amazing things and testify about them to the world. For those who believe Ron, it changes their lives sometimes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiUimbDt_dE

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      Laurie Pappas - July 16, 2017

      Tim, Your response very much makes sense and helps. I love how you think… very logically without the emotional “name calling, etc” response I often see.

      Like you, I am weighing all that I read, both in the Bible and elsewhere and I find it very helpful when I find someone like you doing the same and really THINKING.

      I agree with you that anyone who went through the experiences this woman claims would have a bizarre story, so of course that makes it hard to sort fact from fiction. What I also know is that based on the Bible, it certainly is possible that this is more fact than fiction.

      My reason for writing my comment is that I respect you so much I didn’t want you to lose any credibility by posting this interview. You sound as though you have weighed that, however, and I respect your reasons for keeping it up.

      Please keep up the good work; I am one of your subscribers as I believe what you do is worthwhile, and I find your articles well worth reading.

      Thank you for taking the time to respond personally. It was unexpected and very nice.

      Best,
      Laurie

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Hannah w - July 18, 2017

Tim – Your reasoning here is interesting and has merit.

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