Rider On A White Horse

The Brew Is A Musing

FIRST SEAL (WHITE HORSE)I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest. (Revelation 6:1-2)

Riding A White Horse – Because Christ in His second coming is pictured (Revelation 19:11) as riding on a white horse (a symbol of victory), some have taken it that the rider in this first seal must also refer to Christ. Symbolically this might make sense as after a victory in battle Roman generals would return triumphantly riding a white horse with their captives following behind them. Chronologically, however, it is all wrong. Christ does not return to the earth as a conqueror at…

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Author: thebrewisamusing

I was raised in a Christian family and my earliest childhood memories include regular Sunday school and Church attendance as a family. I was taught that our Judeo-Christian values were not just a part of our Sunday routine they should be part of our character and influence all aspects of our lives. I was also taught that as important as these values were they could not save us. We must also be “born again” by accepting Christ.

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