The History of the Fall and Dissolution of Christendom

 
9781235730221: The History of the Fall and Dissolution of Christendom
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. The First Three Seals of Rev. 6 Represent (I) the Man Child of the Church Going Forth to Conquer, (2) the Spiritual Wilderness, (3) the Kingdom of the Ten Kings. The Judgment of the Harlot Continued. Let us take a brief review of three important events which we have examined, by the investigation of other symbols which embrace them, before we proceed further with the judgment of the harlot. The three events we refer to are, first, the conquests of the kingdoms of earth by the man child of the church; second, the spiritual wilderness; and, third, the rise of the kingdom of the ten kings. The brevity of the following symbols in which these events are couched make it very difficult, without a knowledge of the scenes we have been over, to comprehend them. The first is the man child of the church going forth to battle with the kingdoms of earth, having a bow, and a crown is given him. "And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one, of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, Come. And I saw, and behold, a white horse, and he that sat thereon had a bow; and there was given unto him a crown: and he came forth conquering, and to conquer." (Rev. 6:1, 2.) The horse symbolizes in the Bible a militant equipment to carry and give strength to the soldier in battle. It is used time and again as an equipment, or motor power, that carries the warrior to conquest or defeat in battle. (See Job 29: 19-25; Prov. 21: 31; Jer. 8: 6.) This horse is a white horse, and white is the symbol of righteousness. (See Isa. 1: 13.) White is the robe to be worn by the saints in heaven. (Rev. 6: 11.) This white horse symbolizes the power of righteousness, carrying a like symbolic warrior, the man child of the church, or the strength ...

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