Rev. R. J. Brown2
The Bible speaks of a ruler, the Antichrist, that will rise to power during the tribulation period. He will appear even before the tribulation begins, but not rise to the height of his power until years into the tribulation. He is identified by a number: . This article explores who this man might be, based on scriptural evidence. No effort is made to identify him with any particular living person, but only to explore the Biblical implications of the number and its use in the book of Revelation.