I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. (Revelation 6:2)
As the first seal is broken, he who sits on a white horse symbolizes all followers of Christ throughout the ages who have already conquered.
The “bow” in his hand – its Greek root derives from a verb which means “to produce, to labor.” In other words, this person who rides on a white horse, like a pregnant woman going through labor pains before delivery, is preparing to receive a new life from God.
The phrase “he went out conquering and to conquer” refers to the saints who were willing to follow Christ in conquering together with the Lord during the Millennial Jubilee. In addition, even during the End Stage when Satan is released, saints following Christ continue in the footsteps of their forebears to conquer with the Lord.
Isn’t this double conquering what is meant in “a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer”?
This daily devotional message is taken from Taichuan Tongs new book “The Sword for the End Times (I): Dividing Truths in Daniel & Revelation”
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