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What does the red horse in Revelation 6 stand for?

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And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the earth, and that men would slay one another; and a great sword was given to him. (Revelation 6:4)

At the first glance, this verse seems to be associated with earthly wars. In reality it is not so.

Please look at what Jesus said:

“Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.” (Matthew 10:34)

If you read the above two verses together, you will know that what the person on the red horse is going through is not a war between nations on the earth; rather it is an inner and personal battle between the old and new lives.

If a person is determined to follow Jesus, repent and have his or her old life replaced with a new one that is pleasing...

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What does the white horse in Revelation 6 stand for?

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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...

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