We know the comparison of the pope to the Antichrist might shock some readers, but it’s not a statement we make lightly. In fact, the spirit of Antichrist isn’t limited just to the Antichrist predicted in Revelation but applies to anyone who positions himself against or in place of Christ.
To help give you more insight into what God’s Word says about the spirit of Antichrist, we’d like to recommend the following teaching from John MacArthur.
Marks of a True Believer
“Christians and Antichrists, Part 1”
“Christians and Antichrists, Part 2”
“Christians and Antichrists, Part 3”