The Rider On the
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1. Then I watched as the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say in a thunderous voice, "Come!"
2. So I looked and saw a white horse, and its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he rode out conquering and to conquer.
The rider on the white horse is the Gospel Truth of Jesus Christ, and this Truth goes out to conquer lies and sin and the power of the devil in the last days, the days since Jesus died and was resurrected, and the days since his disciples were first sent out to spread the Good News, and John was shown the visions of Revelations, which said, "And this is what must happen after these things." 4:1
Many people believe that because the other three horsemen bring bad things, then the white horse and rider must also bring tidings of evil things, and therefore, the white horse and rider must represent false religion or even the Pope. But God doesn't give a crown to false prophets.
A crown goes to a king, and here it is the "king of all truth": the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Gospel alone can match the other three horsemen in might, with the power to save or to destroy human beings throughout the entire world. No other religion can do this, because only Jesus is Lord of lords, and King of kings, and only his kingdom is eternal. "Salvation exists in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12
Psalm 45:3-5 says: Strap your sword at your side, O Mighty warrior; appear in your majesty and splendor. In your splendor ride forth in victory on behalf of truth, humility, and justice; may your right hand show your awesome deeds. Your arrows pierce the hearts of the king's foes; the nations fall beneath your feet.
Psalm 18:14: He shot his arrows and scattered the foes. . .
Psalm 144:6: Flash forth your lightning and scatter them; shoot your arrows and rout them.
Zechariah 9:14: The Lord will appear over them, and his arrows will go forth like lightning, and the Lord will blow the trumpet, and march in the storm winds of the south.
Published by Pamela Ayn Austen
Entirely Jesus Editor and Writer Pamela Austen has been writing compiling and publishing Christian books for Entirely Jesus since 2010. She is a Protestant, born-again Christian, having given her life to Jesus in August of 1987, and she's been diligently studying Scripture every day since then. Pamela lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, and she is active daily in writing articles and building books that take the Gospel to the world, so that all who believe in Jesus may be saved.
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