According to the expectations of the New Agers on the Internet
"...the mystery of iniquity doth already work"[i]
Ecclesiastic Tradition portrays the eschatological figure known as the Antichrist using the darkest colours: «In this mysterious man, nothing sacred and holy will exist... Bearing inside him all the energy of Satan, he will display a superhuman power, but an inhuman character and feelings.»[ii].
It is in him, that the full acceptance of Satan's false promise of "you shall be as gods" through knowledge[iii] will be realized, because the Antichrist will be a human who will want to substitute God, through Satan's power. As Saint John Chrysostom notes, God will permit his presence, so that those who decidedly do not want to be saved will be judged: when, during the Second Coming, the faithless will try to justify themselves to Christ, by saying that "we did not believe in You because you claimed to be God", they will be inexcusable, as they will have acknowledged the Antichrist as God, who will not actually be coming in the name of God the Father, but in his own name[iv]... Click here