The Antichrist in Scripture – The Popes According to Luther and Calvin

"Anyone who has learned from Scripture…what the Pope usurps for himself, will not have much difficulty in recognizing Antichrist….   He will be annihilated by the Word of the Lord…. Christ will scatter the darkness in which Antichrist will reign, by the rays which He will emit before His coming….   The preaching of this doctrine is referred to as Christ’s ‘coming’ to us."

— John Calvin, Commentary on First John 2:18 and Second Thessalonians 2:3-8 [A.D. 1550-51].

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The Antichrist!   When would he appear?   Where would he rule?   Who would he be? How long would he last?    And what would cause his termination?