The four Obama administration scandals, the four horsemen of the Apocalypse and the headless horseman.
The book of Revelation can be interpreted many ways. For instance, the message to the seven churches in chapters 2 and 3can be said to be messages to seven actual churches, but the messages carry on importance today. They can be interpreted as a portrait of church history where each church represent the spiritual state of the seven churches. It can be taken individually. What does the Spirit say to you? Or, what does the spirit say to your church?
Likewise the four horsemen of the apocalypse in chapter 6 has been subject to numerous interpretations, always ominous and never without controversy. Let us take a look at the four horsemen in view of the recent scandals.
Revelation 6: 1-8. I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, “Come!” 2 I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.
3 When the Lamb opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 Then another horse came out, a fiery red one. Its rider was given power to take peace from the earth and to make people kill each other. To him was given a large sword.
5 When the Lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” I looked, and there before me was a black horse! Its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand. 6 Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, “Two pounds of wheat for a day’s wages, and six pounds of barley for a day’s wages, and do not damage the oil and the wine!”
7 When the Lamb opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature say, “Come!” 8 I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.
The first horse is white. The rider has a bow and a crown, and he is bent on conquest. For this analysis it represents the press, or the “fifth estate”. The seizing of the telephone records and more of the Associated Press and the criminal investigation of James Rosen is an attack on the first amendment, and an attack on its five freedoms: Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom to peacefully assembly and freedom to lobby.
The second horse is red. The rider made people kill each other. This represents the “fast and furious” operation where weapons were sold and delivered to the Mexican Drug Cartel without any tracing or alerting the Mexican authorities, leading to hundreds of Mexican deaths and at least two U.S. officials.
The third horse is black, and the rider represents the IRS with its power to selectively tax and audit.
The fourth horse is most interesting. Most bible translation calls its color pale. The Greek word is chloros as in chlorophyll and in the two other instances in the N.T. it is translated green.
The color of Islam is green, as can be seen in the flag of many Islamic nations. We can see this description fits since Islam by now has about 1,75 billion followers and the world’s population is about 7 Billion. In addition, their highest honor is to die as martyrs in Jihad.
It is against this backdrop we must look at the events in Benghazi last September 11.
We know the embassy in Tripoli had inadequate security.
We know the mission in Benghazi had no US protection whatsoever. It was protected by “The February 17th Martyrs Brigade”, a Benghazi-based militia with Islamist elements, hired by the State Department as a “quick reaction force” (QRF). They warned the State Department that it would not protect the movements of Ambassador Chris Stevens when he visited there last September.
That warning was relayed to the regional security officer (RSO) at the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli–the top security adviser to the ambassador–in an internal State Department email dated Sept. 9, 2012.
The CIA annex had some “special forces” protection totally inadequate for any organized attack.
We still do not know why Ambassador Stevens, or for that matter what the CIA was really up to in Benghazi. There is speculation that US were trying to buy up the Stinger that had gotten in the hands of Al-Qaida affiliated groups after the fall of Kaddafi but the secret mission was found out and had to be stopped by either forces under the control of either Iran or Egypt.
The chants in Egypt the same day of the Benghazi attacks were “Obama, Obama, we are all Osama!” as the Al-Qaida flag was posted on top of the U.S. embassy in Cairo.
What we are seeing playing itself out in Benghazi, Syria, and the Benghazi still to happen, in Beirut is a Sunni – Shia Muslim war with many more factions on deck is the beginning of the Islamist forces to fight for a new Caliphate.
So, the warnings came the day before 9/11, the State department was fully aware the Benghazi people were on their own; then why was the order given to stand down when the attack occurred??
The only logical conclusion is that the Obama administration willfully sacrificed the whole Benghazi operation when it blew up in their face because it did not fit their narrative that the Libyan situation was being normalized, Al-Qaida was on the run and the Arab Spring was making it possible to achieve peace in the Arab world.
The pale green horse is a representative of the Muslim world.
What is Obama’s role in all of this? Since he had no knowledge of any of the four scandals before, during or after they occurred he in more like the headless horseman in the legend of Sleepy Hollow.
There is one more troubling fact. The number of Christians martyred for their faith is rising and are now numbering 100000 per year or more. The State Department is strangely silent about this matter, but they show great concern about people insulting the “Prophet” Mohammed” even though most of these martyrs are killed because some Muslims believe the Koran promises them that dying for or kill in the name of Jihad is the only sure way to get to heaven.
With the four first seals opened, the next event is the opening of the fifth seal found in Revelation 6:9-11. 9 When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain because of the word of God and the testimony they had maintained. 10 They called out in a loud voice, “How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?” 11 Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the full number of their fellow servants, their brothers and sisters, were killed just as they had been.
This is where we are right now.
When is the full number complete?