FAQ :: Is the Antichrist given a crown when he comes to power?

We cannot be sure if he will receive a literal physical crown, it is unlikely but He will be a man of tremendous popularity and will be treated like a king by those whom he has deceived. Revelation 6:2, tells us that this man will be “given a crown.” That is, the overall population of the world will embrace him as a superman, the one who can solve all the problems of the world. No doubt this man will arrive on the scene with a plan, a way to achieve world peace.He will have a convincing explanation for the disappearance of the Christians. He will possess all that the world has ever looked for in a leader. It is said that the Antichrist will come as a man of peace. Revelation 6:2, also shows us that when he appears, he will be like one riding a white horse. This gives him the appearance of greatness and goodness. The verse also states that he will have a bow, but no arrows. This indicates that he will not come making war, but will come making peace.

“And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer” (Revelation 6:2).