The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse

In the New Testament, are the allegorical figures of the sixth chapter of the Book of Revalation. These four agents of destruction are generally understood to symbolize power or conquest, violence or war, poverty or famine, and death. The first appears on a white horse, the second on a red horse, the third on a black horse, and the fourth on a pale horse. The Four Horsemen have been given the limited "power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth." The first horse symolizes conquest, which causes war. The second rider, "a fiery red one" "carries a sword." He "was given the power to take peace from the earth and to make men slay ...

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follows death.
I believe that one day this will happen. It seems like its happening already since there are a lot of wars, a lot of poor countries that don't have the luxury like the richer counties and there are a lot of men slaying one another. If this was to happen right now there would be nothing for me to do. I wouldn’t be able to hide so then I would just buy some guns and protect myself.There were some prophets that say the horsemen will not come until the 23rd century, so then I have nothing to worry about. ...

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Added: 10/26/2007 01:06:07 AM
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