Could Muhammad be THE false prophet of the book of Revelation?
If you came to this page seeking information on Muhammad as the "Comforter" or "Spirit of truth", or for Mecca penciled into Psalms 84 and such, we cover that on another page at this link.

Christian eschatology is the area of theology that regards apocalyptic Bible prophecy. Since each approach to eschatology must be able to integrate, with the entirety of Old and New Testament scripture consistently, only four approaches have been developed. These are historicism, futurism, preterism and idealism (links go to our companion site at

All Jews and Christians are historicists, since that's the approach through which we all understand Old Testament prophecy was fulfilled. That figures used within figurative language of dreams and visions in prophecy represent actual people, places or things, and that the prophecies were fulfilled incrementally throughout the historical period about which was prophesied. As in the example of Daniel's four "beasts" representing the successive kingdoms of Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece and the Roman Empire.

Available evidence suggests that the church approached both Old and New Testament Bible prophecy uniformly through the traditional historicist approach, up until a couple of centuries ago, when the eschatologies of preterism and futurism began to come into vogue. Surprisingly, both of these approaches necessarily preclude even considering that Muhammad could be THE false prophet referenced in the book of Revelation, since 1900 years of Christian era history is essentially rendered off-limits for even consideration, as fulfillment of New Testament prophecy. This even as.....
The Conflict (URL)

One third of mankind in the world today believe that Christ was crucified, died and was resurrected from the dead, to save all from sin who have faith in His shed blood. This as revealed through the prophets and witnesses of the 1600 year record of revelation of the one true God - YHWH - to mankind, whose people have followed Him through two covenants for 3500 years.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

A record of revelation that commands us to not only love our neighbor as ourselves, but even to love our enemies.

Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Galatians 5:14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, [even] in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

A directly opposing one quarter of mankind in the specifically counter-Gospel anti-religion of Islam are required to disbelieve the whole subject of the Gospel, and thus reject the sin-atoning shed blood of the Messiah, and deny the Son of God - as articles of their faith in Muhammad alone.

Quran Surah 4:157 That they said (in boast), "We killed Christ Jesus the son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah";- but they killed him not, nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts, with no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they killed him not:-

Quran Surah 19:88 They say: "(Allah) Most Gracious has begotten a son!" 89 Indeed ye have put forth a thing most monstrous!

Through Muhammad's heavily abrogated stand-alone 23 year 7th century record his followers are commanded to "fight and slay" non-Muslims and to subjugate all of humanity to Muhammad's followers:

Bukhari, V1 B2 #24 Narrated Ibn 'Umar: Allah's Apostle said: "I have been ordered (by Allah) to fight against the people until they testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that Muhammad is Allah's Apostle.....

It would of course be pure blasphemy for a Jew or Christian to "testify" to that, since if Muhammad was a true prophet, then the prophets and witnesses as revealed in the 1600 year record of revelation of YHWH to mankind would be false. In particular Jesus Christ, who prophesied His own crucifixion, death and resurrection.

As if that weren't stunning enough, followers of Muhammad are taught that they would commit the single most "heinous" and ONLY UNFORGIVABLE SIN ("shirk") in Muhammad's anti-religion, if a Muslim were to confess that Jesus is the Son of God, or even to pray in Jesus' name. The unforgivable "sin" of praying in Jesus' name, as opposed to child rape or cold-blooded mass murder for example, which may be forgiven. Whose deity even curses Jews and Christians, while he commands Muhammad's followers to fight and subdue all non-Muslims into submission, including specifically YHWH's people:

Surah 9.29 Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued. 30 The Jews call 'Uzair a son of Allah, and the Christians call Christ the son of Allah. That is a saying from their mouth; (in this) they but imitate what the unbelievers of old used to say. Allah's curse be on them: how they are deluded away from the Truth!

So Islam is to Christianity, as the negative is, to a photograph. A perfect inverse.

1John 4:15 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.

One would think the stunning nature of this spiritual conflict alone, would be enough to give even a staunch atheist pause, to ponder the odds. However much of the "church", is blinded to this imperialistic conquest, and subjugation of mankind to the powers of darkness, primarily because of eschatology that was popularized in the 19th and 20th centuries. Even though the scriptures make it abundantly clear:

1John 2:22 Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son. 23 Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: [(but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also].

"God is going to invade this earth in force. But what's the good of saying you're on his side then, when you see the whole natural universe melting away like a dream and something else, something it never entered your head to conceive comes crashing in. Something so beautiful to us and so terrible to others that none of us will have any choice left. This time it will be God without disguise; something so overwhelming that it will strike either irresistible love, or irresistible horror into every creature. It will be too late then to choose your side. There is no use saying you choose to lie down, when it's become impossible to stand up. That will not be the time for choosing; it will be the time when we discover which side we really have chosen, whether we realize it or not. Now, today, in this moment, is our chance to choose the right side. God is holding back to give us that chance. It will not last forever; we must take it or leave it." ~ C.S. Lewis

So how well has the church been served, by the idea of a single individual as "The" "Antichrist", whether as held by preterists or futurists? More on the spirit of antichrist at

If you have never considered New Testament prophecy through the traditional historicist approach, as those great men of God of the Reformation and the church up until the last couple hundred years did, we encourage you to at least explore this entire context and consider it completely on its own merit. In other words it won't be of much use to investigate one of the four mutually exclusive approaches to New Testament prophecy with which you are presently unfamiliar, by trying to wring it through the filter of your current approach at every turn, whether that be preterism or futurism.

Muhammad and Islam in Bible prophecy are certainly not new subjects in the church, as they were fairly universally recognized through the traditional historicist approach to prophecy, prior to the pop-eschatologies of the 19th and 20th centuries.

For example, of Revelation chapter 9:  John Foxe who authored Foxe’s Book of Martyrs wrote that it is “clearer than light itself” as being a prophecy of the Muslim conquests.

Albert Barnes: “With surprising unanimity, commentators have agreed in regarding this to the empire of the Saracens (Muslims), or to the rise and the progress of the religion and the empire set up by Muhammed.”

W.B. Godbey: “This chapter is a thrilling description of the rise and progress of the Mohammedan wars.”

Of the locusts of Revelation 9:  Adam Clarke: “certainly agrees better with the Saracens than with any other people or nation” and “agrees very well with the troops of Mohammed.”

Matthew Henry: “the armies of the Mohamedan empire.”

John Wesley: “All this agrees with the slaughter which the Saracens made for a long time after Mahomet’s death.”

When will the pop-church finally see? How many more examples do we need during this great tribulation?
Christians' throats slit in pagan slaughterhouse: "The videos, posted by Walid Shoebat, and his son, Theodore Shoebat, are horrific, showing heads neatly lined up against a wall and bodies suspended by their feet in a room.
Also shown is the testimony of a witness who was threatened with being “sacrificed.”
“I have never seen something like this,” Shoebat told WND. “I have been investigating this story for the past two weeks. The story is probably the most horrific I have ever [done]. It proves with footage actual systematic slaughterhouses of human beings, including Christians in Syria.”

In another case: "Sister Hatune Dogan told WND in a Skype interview that members of the Syrian opposition are draining the blood of Christians they behead and selling vials to [Saudi] Islamic radicals for $100,000 a piece.
The Syrian Orthodox nun explained that the blood is used in a ritual washing of hands in the belief the act atones for sins and provides privileged access to heaven."

Muslims Force Young Christian Girls To Watch Their Mother Get Beheaded:  "Muslims in Somalia seized two Christians, a mother of two daughters and her cousin, and after calling the entire village to gather together, they beheaded them in cold blood. The Muslims were so absent of shame, that they even had the woman’s two daughters, ages 8 and 15, watch their own mother get beheaded."

In Indonesia 3 teenage girls were beheaded on their way to their Christian school and one of their heads left on the steps of a Church.  The note left behind reads:  We will murder 100 more Christian teenagers and their heads will be presented as presents."

Revelation 20:4 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.

Revelation 6:10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?
The False Prophet by Ellis Skolfield (URL)

One study within the traditional historicist approach as applied uniformly to all Bible prophecy, the way great men of God like Matthew Henry, Isaac Newton and Thieleman van Braght approached Bible prophecy, is a study of Daniel and Revelation as examined by author Ellis Skolfield. For over thirty five years brother Skolfield has written about Islam in Bible prophecy, while reintroducing the church to the traditional historicist approach to New Testament prophecy, that easily allows Muhammad to be considered in the role of THE false prophet of the book of Revelation and his Islamic empire as the final foe of not only Jews and Christians but of the whole of humanity. A PDF version of The False Prophet is available at at this link, and an HTML version "The False Prophet" is available at

It is imperative for everyone, whether Jew, Christian, Muslim or any other religion including that of atheism, to understand that there is not a shred of historical or archaeological evidence that suggests that the town of Mecca - toward which all Muslims are supposed to prostrate themselves in prayer five times a day - ever existed before the 4th century AD, or its Kaaba before the late 5th century AD. Yet other ancient Arabian towns are very well attested in the historical and archaeological records of Arabia. This absence of evidence of pre-4th century Mecca, reveals Islamic so-called "tradition" to be little more than created fiction, that was all put to the pen in the 7th to 10th centuries AD without reference to any actual historical record that preceded the 5th century AD. Revealing Islam as a stand-alone, history-devoid, scripture-contrary, archaeology-bankrupt, reality-ignoring, geographically-impossible, anti-religion. Please visit History Of for more on that subject.
The Prophet John's "Whole World" (URL)

The first map is a sketch of the prophet John's "whole world" through an ethnographic hermeneutic:  Strong's definitions - world - 1a) the portion of the earth inhabited by the Greeks, in distinction from the lands of the barbarians 1b) the Roman empire, all the subjects of the empire

John was inspired to pen the book of Revelation to record a prophetic vision he had. His assignment was to:
Revelation 1:19 Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;

This is the "whole world" of John's day - the things "which are" - as of the first century AD:

(URL) The next map details six centuries of expansion of Christianity, with hearts transformed through the love of God, pre-Islam up to around 600 AD (dark blue ~300 AD).

Image attributed to Geuiwogbil from this link

Following is a map of the territory conquered through the power of the sword, and the rape, pillage and plunder of the imperialistic expansion of the Islamic First Jihad by 750 AD.

Rev 13:7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.

".... according to one unidentified Arab, 'That army went through all places like a desolating storm.' sacking and capturing the city of Bordeaux, and then defeating the army of Duke Odo of Aquitaine at the Battle of the River Garonne — where the western chroniclers state, 'God alone knows the number of the slain'—[3] and Odo fled to Charles Martel, seeking help."  

The deadly wound suffered by the First Jihad of Muhammad's Islamic "beast" in the Battle of Tours, was then healed through western wealth transfer, financing the rekindled slaughter and subjugation of innocents of the Islamic Second Jihad of today, in the image of the Islamic First Jihad:

Could one reason God blinded some Jews to the Gospel, in part be so that they could fight to resurrect and protect Israel, via OT style "eye for an eye"?

At this link are maps of the approximate territories of the succession of "beasts" - defined by Daniel as kingdoms - of John's "whole world", from Egypt until today.

Revelation 13:4 And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

Revelation 13:17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast {Islam?}, or the number {666} of his name.

Revelation 19:20 And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

Revelation 20:10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
More Resources (URL)

To our Muslim friends, please visit Islam And The, for an introduction to the Gospel.

For questions about this page, or anything else regarding Muhammad VS the one true God of the scriptures of the Jews and Christians, please join us in the Islam-Christian Forum at this link.

Christians please visit Christian for more on the subject of Islam in bible prophecy. for more on the subject of the stunning fulfillment of so much Bible prophecy through the restoration of Jews to Israel.

Behold The for summaries of the "beast" of Revelation 13, the mathematical precision of prophecy, the temple of God, antichrist, and much more.

Beyond The offers an interactive adventure that introduces folks to the traditional historicist approach, and the mathematical precision of prophecy, through a journey somewhat like that of the fictional character Nouriel Kaplan in the book "The Harbinger" by  Jonathan Cahn.

Brother for much more on Islam, including the origins of Islamic rituals, as well as the likely origins of Muhammad's rejection of the whole subject of the Gospel.

New Testament Greek Definition:
3625 oikoumene {oy-kou-men'-ay}
feminine participle present passive of 3611 (as noun, by
implication of 1093); TDNT - 5:157,674; n f
AV - world 14, earth 1; 15
1) the inhabited earth
1a) the portion of the earth inhabited by the Greeks, in
distinction from the lands of the barbarians
1b) the Roman empire, all the subjects of the empire
1c) the whole inhabited earth, the world
1d) the inhabitants of the earth, men

2) the universe, the world