On the heels of the red horse of conflict gallops the black horse and its rider, commonly interpreted as famine. It also includes scarcity resulting from oppression.
Various famines in the last century were caused by the despicable cruelty, greed, and corruption of human beings, bringing about large scale death.
The specter of famine has again crept into the public consciousness with spiking prices on many of the world's staple crops. Richard Ritenbaugh probes the multiple causes for the most recent food shortages and explains the link between them and the Third Seal of Revelation 6.
John Ritenbaugh, asking how we verify information on the Internet, points out that 'reliable' sources such as factcheck.org and Snopes are not entirely reliable. Word- of- mouth has the lowest level of reliability. The next least reliable source is an 'eye witness' account. All sources of information are faulty. When information …
The Hebrews perceived color differently than we do, assigning symbolic significance to a number of different colors as they associate with concrete objects.