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The Rider on a White
By Dr. Max
Revelation, Chapters 6 and 19, there is a rider on a white horse. Are
they the same person?
No, they are
not. In Revelation 6:2 we read, "And I saw, and behold a white
horse; and he that sat on him had a BOW, and a crown was given unto him:
and he went forth conquering and to conquer." This rider is
none other than Satan, the Antichrist. In Revelation 19 the rider is the
Lord Jesus Christ. Notice how the deceitful character of Satan is
described in II Corinthians 11:14,15, "And no marvel; for Satan
himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is no
great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers
of righteousness; whose end shall be according to their works."
Notice how Satan counterfeits the Lord Jesus Christ in Revelation 6:2.
1. He rides
a white horse. So does Christ.
2. He has a
bow, but no arrows. He comes as a false peacemaker, whereas Christ is
the Prince of Peace.
professes to be God. (II Thessalonians 2:4).
4. He is a
murderer and a liar in John 8:44, but pretends to be an angel of light.
Christ is the true light of the world and John 14:6 says, "I am
the way, the truth (not a liar) and the life (not a murderer)
:no man cometh to the father but by me."
5. In II
Corinthians 4:4 Satan is spoken of as the "god of this
world" and "blinding" as many as he can from
believing the Gospel of Christ.
you to believe that by being a good person and doing the best you can,
you will deserve Heaven. God says in Ephesians 2:8,9, "For by
grace are ye saved (from Hell) through FAITH; and that not of
YOURSELVES: it is the gift of God: NOT OF WORKS, least any man should
boast." Who are you going to believe, Satan or Christ?