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Why is Jesus going to return on a white horse?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
In his vision of judgment upon the wicked, the apostle John tells us that Jesus is returning on a white horse: "Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one sitting on it is called ...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Kenneth Heck
A horse ridden in the Bible is a symbol of battle or war, since horses were typically used then for cavalry or pulling chariots. When Christ comes to judge the nations he will slay the Antichrist "...whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth and with the brightness of his coming;" (2 Thes 2:8). A real physical horse is not implied by John's vision, but a spirit of battle and victory truly is. 

Jesus' second coming is also described in Acts 1:11 "...Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven." No animals are mentioned.

January 10 2015 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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