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John Macarthur Teaches that the Antichrist will be a Muslim

In the video below, John Macarthur is promoting the deception that the Antichrist will be a Muslim.  The following are a few quotes from John Macarthur: "The bible's Antichrist is Islam's savior."  "The bible's Antichrist is their Mahdi."  "The Mahdi is the exact replica of the Antichrist."  "The nations that will be a coalition for the Antichrist--all eight of those are Muslim nations."

Contrary to John Macarthur's teaching, scripture indicates that the Antichrist will be a Jew.  The following quotes are from the article, THE LOST TRIBE OF DAN--THE EARLY JEWISH & CHRISTIAN VIEW OF THE IDENTITY OF THE ANTICHRIST

"To suggest that the Antichrist will be from one of the tribes of Israel is likely to incur accusations of "anti-Semitism" from those who would like to conceal this fact. However, we believe that the Biblical admonition to bless the descendants of Abraham [Gen. 12:3] includes exposing the identity of the man of sin who will lead many Jews to their destruction." 

"Scripture indicates the following: That the Antichrist is Jewish; He will come from the region of Dan/Mount Hermon [Mount Sion] in the north of Israel as a false fulfillment of Romans 11:26; The tribe of Dan will be rejected by God as part of the 144,000 and will be used by God to bring judgment upon Israel and the unbelieving world."

"There are different answers to the question whether the Antichrist will be a Jew or a heathen. That he will be a Jew, and apparently of the tribe of Dan, Irenaeus based on Jer. 8:16 and the absence of that tribe in Rev. 7:5-8. Hippolytus grounded it upon Deut. 33:22; Gen. 49:16,17, and the consideration that as the opposite to Christ he must descend from Israel. Ambrose refers to John 5:43; Prof. Schlatter to II Thess. 2:4; that he sets himself in the temple of God, not of idols." [Erich Sauer, The Triumph of the Crucified, p. 119]

"Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers ...nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all."  Daniel 11:37

In claiming the Antichrist will be a Muslim, and in stating that Christians can take the Mark of the Beast and still get to Heaven, John Macarthur is promoting the counterfeits that will deceive the masses during the Tribulation. (See: Straight From the Pit of Hell: John Macarthur Teaches that People Who Take the Mark of the Beast can Repent and be Saved.)