2.6. Christ versus Antichrist

Pink provides an extensive comparison between Christ and Antichrist.1

Contrasts between Christ and Antichrist
ChristAntichrist
called the Christ (Mtt. Mat. 16:16) called the Antichrist (1Jn. 1Jn. 4:3)
the Man of Sorrows (Isa. Isa. 53:3) the Man of Sin (2Th. 2Th. 2:3)
the Son of God (John John 1:34) the Son of Perdition (2Th. 2Th. 2:3)
the Seed of woman (Gen. Gen. 3:15) the seed of the Serpent (Gen. Gen. 3:15)
the Lamb (Isa. Isa. 53:7) the Beast (Rev. Rev. 11:7+)
the Holy One (Mark Mark 1:24) the Wicked One (2Th. 2Th. 2:8)
the Truth (John John 14:6) the Lie (John John 8:44)
Prince of Peace (Isa. Isa. 9:6) profane Prince (Eze. Eze. 21:25)
glorious Branch (Isa. Isa. 4:2) abominable Branch (Isa. Isa. 14:19)
the Mighty Angel (Rev. Rev. 10:1+) the Angel of the Bottomless Pit (Rev. Rev. 9:11+)
the Good Shepherd (John John 10:11) the Idol Shepherd (Zec. Zec. 11:17)
the number of His name (the gematria of “Jesus” in the Greek) 888 the number of his name 666 (Rev. Rev. 13:18+)
came down from heaven (John John 3:13) comes up out of the bottomless pit (Rev. Rev. 11:7+)
came in Another’s Name (John John 5:43) comes in his own name (John John 5:43)
came to do the Father’s will (John John 6:38) will do his own will (Dan. Dan. 11:36)
energized by the Holy Spirit (Luke Luke 4:14) energized by Satan (Rev. Rev. 13:4+)
submitted Himself to God (John John 5:30) defies God (2Th. 2Th. 2:4)
humbled Himself (Php. Php. 2:8) exalts himself (Dan. Dan. 11:37)
honored the God of His fathers (Luke Luke 4:16) refuses to (Dan. Dan. 11:37)
cleansed the temple (John John 2:14, John 2:16) defiles the temple (Mtt. Mat. 24:15)
ministered to the needy (Isa. Isa. 53:7) robs the poor (Ps. Ps. 10:8, Ps. 10:9)
rejected of men (Isa. Isa. 53:7) accepted by men (Rev. Rev. 13:4+)
leads the flock (John John 10:3) leaves the flock (Zec. Zec. 11:17)
slain for the people (John John 11:51) slays the people (Isa. Isa. 14:20)
glorified God on earth (John John 17:4) blasphemes the name of God in heaven (Rev. Rev. 13:6+)
received up into heaven (Luke Luke 24:51) goes down into the Lake of Fire (Rev. Rev. 19:20+)


Notes

1 [Arthur Walkington Pink, The Antichrist (Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, 1999, 1923), s.v. “Comparisons between Christ and the Antichrist”] (We do not necessarily agree with every Scriptural identification of the Antichrist made by Pink.)