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Prepare for the second coming of Jesus Print
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

What does the Bible tell us are the four spirits which will be governing the hearts of men at the second coming of Jesus Christ? Zechariah 6:1-5 provides an account of four chariots pulled by red, black, white, and pale green horses. Revelation 6:1-17 provides a similar account.

If we look at these colors as “isms,” what would they be? Let’s take red first. Do you know an “ism” depicted as red? Sure, communism; Red Russia,  China, Korea, Cuba, Vietnam; very active in our lifetimes.

Black, capitalism. White, Catholicism. We can all visualize Pope John Paul II wearing his white robes standing in the white pope mobile.

Lastly, green, Islam. Google “empire state building lit up for Islam.” Catholicism has been around 1,800 plus years. Islam started in 570 AD. But communism did not come on the scene until the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. And capitalism came into its power when the U.S. dollar became the World’s Reserve Currency in 1944.

So, in our day, 2018, we daily see the issue of red, black, and pale green trying to maintain a foothold on the world stage, while white is gently trying to keep a lid on things but at the same time encouraging the dropping of walls, which then allows the immigration and integration of the four spirits.

Now, let’s read Rev 6:12-17. We find these “isms” on the world stage when Christ returns. Anyone who has not accepted Jesus as their savior is running in fear from the wrath of God. On Christmas day 2018. we will celebrate the first coming of Jesus. The door of God’s mercy is still open to you. If you have not acknowledged Jesus as your Lord and Savior, I recommend you do so (Luke 23:42) before the second coming, which may not be far off.

Paul Richgels, The Villages, Fla.