Concerning the Antichrist, his 3 1/2 year reign, follwed by his destruction when the true Christ returns in flaming fire.
*From the 4th century, thus not considered an early church father but still important post-nicene church father on prophecy.
One of our most important resources for understanding end time prophecy is to know what the early church understood concerning the end times and the second coming of Jesus Christ. These early church fathers of whom some were living while the Apostles were still alive and other church fathers shortly thereafter, are indispensible to knowing the Apostles teaching. This section is designed as reference guide to help the end time prophecy student see what was taught by the early church concerning end time prophecy. We included all the portions concerning end times only from the early fathers. However, it is recommended that the writings be read in their entirety and can be done so here: Early Christian Writings