From The Alpha and the Omega - Chapter Eight
by Jim A. Cornwell, Copyright © 1995, all rights reserved
1963-1974 The Second group of Twelve years.


Rev. 6:3-4 (Second Seal)

   Rev. 6:3 And when He had opened (pp. unrolled and broke)
the second seal,
I heard the second Living Being say, "Go! " (The second living being or creature is the patient ox)

   Rev. 6:4 And there went out another horse that was red (‘Purrhos’ denotes fiery red, later to be the cruelty of the Dragon or Devil, an image of cruel, bloody war, and carnage; red as in blood as if the mission of the rider.);
and power was given to him who sat on it (Its rider; possibly Russia or even possibly the United States who has supplied 45% of the world with weapons; the white horse shows bloodless victories, but here we see through man’s perversion of the Gospel, the red horse brings bloodshed)
to take peace (pp. to banish and bring anarchy; ‘Eirene’ between nations)
from the earth (possibly Communism and Arab allies),
and that men should kill (‘Sphazo or Sphatto’ to slay; indicates something in the future) one another;
and there was given to him a great sword (‘Rhomphaia’ literally a weapon of large size; a symbol of slaughter and conquest).

   Rev. 6:3-4

Six World Views of Revelation Six verse 3-4

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