John sees what happens as the sealed book is being opened, cont'd...
Okay now getting back to our scriptures, next comes Rev. 6:7-8 in which Jesus opens the 4th seal and hears the 4th beast say "Come and see". When John looks we are told he beheld a pale horse (the Greek word for pale can also be translated "mottled or spotted") and the name of the one that sat on this horse was "Death" "and Hell followed with Him". "And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth."
This is a very good description of the Anti-christ in my opinion. This is the Anti-christ's (Satan's) attempt to mimick Jesus future coming on a white horse to fix the world except the Anti'christ's horse is not white it's a light mottled color, spotted or stained. It can't be white like Jesus' horse. The Anti-christ's plan to save the world from the turmoil and poverty we are thrust into during the 3rd seal can not, will not, and was not intended by Satan to work but only to fool people into following him so that he gains power over the entire world system. Instead of fixing the earth's problems, this rider's plan only ends in death and eternal suffering for those that do follow him.
Once the rider of the pale horse of the 4th seal is in control, the 5th seal is then opened in Rev. 6:9-11. When this seal is opened John, still being in heaven, sees "under the alter the souls of them that were slain for the Word of God, and for the testimony which they held:". These souls under the alter cry "with a loud voice, saying, How long O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?" White robes are then given to them; "and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellow-servents also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fullfilled."
These scriptures say alot! We are told there are martyred souls still under the alther at this time during the 5th seal. If the church was already raptured to be the bride of Christ why are some of the martyred souls still under the alter and they are just now given white robes? Currently religious prophecy leaders are teaching that these are some of those that were already martyred during the tribulation after the rapture and that they are waiting for the rest of their brethren to be martyred as they were. This is possible, however it is also possible that these are the souls of everyone that has ever been martyred for the Word of God throughout history and they are still waiting for God's plan to be complete and for the promise that God has given to avenge their blood at the end of time. According to the tone of this scripture they seem to have been waiting for quite a bit of time. If they had just been martyred would they already be asking how much longer? Then they are told to wait yet a little while longer, meaning they have already been waiting. We are also told there will be more Christians martyred actually killed during this time frame as the previous martyrs were then the ones under the alter crying for justice are given white robes while they are waiting. I will make one more point to show how this scripture supports my theory.
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