Will there be worldwide revival as some uninformed people predict? Not according to the Scriptures. The best verse to describe the future devil worship of the religious world is Rev 13:4 which reads:
Men worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they also worshiped the beast and asked, “Who is like the beast? Who can make war against him?”
It will be devil worship because the devil gave authority to the Antichrist! People then will be so depraved they will knowingly worship the devil, who empowers the Antichrist. They will also worship the Antichrist, which is idolatry. The future doesn’t include a worldwide revival, but a society which is so sinful it is shocking compared to what we now know!
Rev 13:5,6 describes the frightening antichrist as proud and blasphemous, even slandering God and those in heaven. The most disturbing verse in the Bible regarding end times and the Christian is Rev 13:7:
He was given power to make war against the saints and to conquer them. And he was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation.
According to Rev 13:10 the saints will still be here, having not been raptured as many falsely hoped:
If anyone is to go into captivity, into captivity he will go. If anyone is to be killed with the sword, with the sword he will be killed. This calls for patient endurance and faithfulness on the part of the saints.
Captivity or death are the two possible fates of the saints, who must endure to the end of their lives (Mt 10:22) and be faithful to the Lord Jesus. Rev 12:11 tells at that point how to do this.
They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.
For more information on the important subject of end times and the Antichrist, please listen to the audio message below by Dan Corner, Director of Evangelical Outreach and visit his informative evangelical website for Biblically solid information regarding the Mark of the Beast and Antichrist.
The Antichrist (mp3)