Anti-Christ had been predicted for centuries, and latterly by the Second Adventists.
It was led by the priests who said, and perhaps believed, that Peter was the anti-Christ.
The beast and Anti-Christ are to be destroyed about the same time.
Now it is this freedom that will open the door and prepare the way for Anti-Christ.
Of Anti-Christ the early Christian fathers had different views.
Anti-Christ will be chiefly sustained by the Jews, who will have been settled in Palestine.
The beast is overcome, Anti-Christ is slain, and the dragon is banished from the earth.
Anti-Christ is represented by the other little horn spoken of in the text.
Anti-Christ has to appear after the settlement of Palestine.
Then you will not be surprised at the pretensions, claims, and success of Anti-Christ.