Four Horses of Apocalypse History Timeline (2001-2009)

Four Horses of Apocalypse
Four Horses of Apocalypse
White Horse - Antichrist, Evil King, War
Red Horse - Suffering - Attack on Peace, Prostitute of Babylon
Black Horse - Economic Recession
Pale Horse - Death

Four Horses of Apocalypse

The four horses of the Apocalypse introduce the first four Judgments of the Tribulation (Rev 6:2-7).  Since a horse symbolizes war and a male phallic reversionist, the Judgments are associated with war.  Although the Tribulation will not occur until after the Resurrection of the Church (Rapture), the general pattern of Judgments can occur at other times in history.  The sequence of Judgments symbolized by the four horses fits the sequence of Judgments that occurs periodically in history, not just in the Tribulation.  The timelines of two examples in recent history that have been worked out include 1914-1945 and 2001-2009.  The symbolic meaning of the four horses is:
  1. White Horse - rider with a bow and a crown, going out to conquer - the Antichrist, and Evil King who starts war.  This corresponds to Sagittarius.
  2. Red Horse - rider armed with a great sword, who has the power to take peace from the Earth - This symbolizes suffering and the attack on peace and the Prostitute of Babylon.  Taking away peace causes lawlessness and anarchy in the civilian population in addition to the military casualties of war.  The power of the Prostitute of Babylon over civil government and institutions will be broken.
  3. Black Horse - rider holding a pair of scales - economic depression.
  4. Pale Horse - rider named Death with Hades following.  He had the power to kill with the sword, famine, disease, and wild animals.
1914-1945 Timeline

Four Horses of Apocalypse Timeline 1914-1945The Four Horses appeared in the 1914-1945 historical timeline.

  1. The White Horse of the Antichrist and war arrived with the outbreak of World War I in 1914-1918.
  2. The Red Horse of suffering and attacks on peace and the Prostitute of Babylon arrived in 1920 with the beginning of Prohibition, which ushered in the era of gangsters, prostitution, gambling, racketeering, and crime syndicates.  The gangsters prevailed until 1929.
  3. The Black Horse of economic depression arrived in August 1929 with the Great Depression, which was followed by a recession from 1937-38.
  4. The Pale Horse of Death arrived in 1935 with the rise of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, in which 5 to 6 million Jews were killed.  The Red Horse of World War II came on the scene in 1939 to execute the Holocaust.

2001-2009 Timeline

Four Horses of Apocalypse Timeline 2001-2009By way of application, Osama bin Laden, who attacked the US in 2001, had the sign of an antichrist in his Birth Chart.  He fits the description of an antichrist.  He even rode a horse, although not necessarily a white one.  Bin Laden's raid on the US World Trade Center caused retaliation by the US on Afghanistan and Iraq.  President Bush reportedly told Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that God told him to attack Saddam Hussein.  Although Bush may not have said it quite like that according to others who have seen the Arabic notes of what Bush said, he undoubtedly as a devout Christian would have been trying to do the will of God.  Regardless, as an immature, confused believer, Bush would not have known the will of God.  For example, Bush reportedly told Abbas that God had told him to get the Palestinians a state.  Regardless of his actual words as translated into Arabic, God would never agree to give the Palestinians a state in the Promised Land because it would violate the Abrahamic Covenant.  Consequently, it was not God, but Satan that Bush heard.  Although God permitted it, Satan orchestrated the bin Laden attack on the US, and the US retaliation against Iraq.

After the Iraq Army was defeated by the US, the period of suffering from the Red Horse began in May 2003.  The beginning of Red Horse suffering was marked by Pastor R. B. Thieme, Jr. falling sick on May 14, 2003 when a Grand Cross was overhead.  Then on July 14, 2003, Robert Novak outed CIA agent Valerie Plame, who had a Grand Cross in her Birth Chart.  With the war over, the suffering hit the civilian population as the Prostitute of Babylon was under attack.  An estimated 100,000 Iraqi civilians died from March 2003 to August 2008.  Tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods belted the US from 2003-2005.  Scooter Libby, a Jew, was indicted in 2006 and found guilty in 2007 for perjury associated with the Valerie Plame leak investigation.  And the death of Anna Nicole Smith's son in 2006 and her death in 2007 with a Skull in her Death Chart symbolized the attack of the Red Horse upon the Prostitute of Babylon.

The Black Horse of economic recession arrived with a recession in the US and worldwide that began in December 2007 and lasted until September 2009.  World markets froze up and banks failed.   Tim Russert whose testimony led to the conviction of Scooter Libby, died of a heart attack in 2008.  The US recession ended in September 2009, but left the economy weak.

The Pale Horse arrived in 2009.  R. B. Thieme, Jr. died in August 2009, and Robert Novak died two days later.  Then in November a mass murder at Fort Hood, Texas further symbolized the attack of the Pale Horse.

2001 - White Horse - Antichrist, Evil King, War

White Horse
The White Horse symbolizes the Antichrist, an Evil King, who starts war.
And I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him; and he went out conquering in order that he might conquer. (Revelation 6:2)
Osama bin Laden, who had the sign of an antichrist in his Birth Chart, fits the description of the rider of the white horse.  And coincidentally, President Bush has a Bow in his Birth Chart and rides a white pickup truck, although this does not make him an antichrist.

9-11 - September 11 Attack on US World Trade Center by Osama bin Laden
9-18 - US Anthrax Attacks begin
10-7 - US-Great Britain Coalition attacks Afghanistan
12-7 - End of Taliban in Afghanistan
3-12 - Andrea Yates found guilty of capital murder
6-13 - Hamid Karzai elected interim President of Afghanistan
9-20 - Israel lays siege to Yasser Arafat in Ramallah
10-11 - Congress gives President Bush war powers
10-24 - Washington, DC sniper caught after 10 killed
10-27 - Most powerful storm since 1987 belts Europe
10-31 - Andrew Fastow, Former Enron CFO, indicted
11-11 - Killer tornadoes devastate Eastern US overnight
2-01 - Orbiter Columbia Explosion during re-entry
3-19 - US invades Iraq
4-14 - Tikrit falls - Iraq War won
5-01 - Bush announces Mission Accomplished in Iraq War

Red Horse - Suffering - Attacks on Peace, Prostitute of Babylon

Red HorseThe Red Horse symbolizes suffering of the civilian population, which follows war.  The Prostitute of Babylon, who rules civilians, will also be attacked.
And another, a red horse, went out; and to him who sat on it, it was granted to take peace from the Earth, so that they might slaughter one another; and a great sword was given to him. (Revelation 6:4)
The sword symbolizes not only the side arm of the military but the preferred weapon of criminals, who are active in the state of lawlessness.  After the defeat of the Iraqi military, insurgents began attacking civilians.  From the beginning of the war in March 2003 until August 2008, an estimated 100,000 Iraqi civilians were killed.1  Suffering from the red horse also includes natural disaster, like storms, floods, and earthquakes.

5-10 - Record of 298 tornadoes in US in last week
5-14 - R. B. Thieme, Jr. falls sick (Grand Cross overhead)
5-25 - Israel accepts Road Map
6-04 - President Bush Aqaba Summit with Sharon and Abbas
6-21 - R. B. Thieme, Jr., 85, resigns as pastor of Berachah Church
7-14 - Robert Novak outs CIA spy Valerie Plame (Grand Cross in Birth Chart)
8-14 - Massive power blackout northeastern US and Canada
8-26 - Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report released
9-02 - Arafat declares Road Map dead
9-18 - Hurricane Isabel (Jezebel) hits Cape Hatteras, NC
10-10 - Houston tornadoes and flood
11-13 - Los Angeles Prostitute of Babylon storms
12-14 - Saddam Hussein captured

8-13 - Hurricane Charley hits Sanibel Island, Florida
9-04 - Hurricane Francis hits Florida
9-25 - Hurricane Jeanne Florida landfall
9-16 - Hurricane Ivan landfall Mobile Bay
11-11 - Yasser Arafat dies

6-01 - Wolfowitz becomes President of World Bank
7-07 - Terrorist bombs explode in London subway system
8-25 - Hurricane Katrina hits south Florida
8-29 - Hurricane Katrina hits Louisiana
9-12- Israeli Military Leaves Gaza after 38 Years
9-24 - Hurricane Rita Louisiana Landfall
10-24 - Wilma Landfall Florida

1-09 - Valerie Plame Wilson resigns from the CIA
4-03 - Tornadoes Cross the Mississippi and kill 27
5-20 - New Iraq Government Born
5-25 - Enron chief executives Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling found guilty
6-07 - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, al-Qa'eda in Iraq leader killed
7-12  - Israel invades Lebanon
8-14  - Israel-Lebanon Ceasefire
10-28 - Scooter Libby indictment 5 counts
12-30 - Saddam Hussein hanged

1-28 - Florida Duck in the Desert, Won't Die, survives second near death experience
1-29 - Barbaro, race horse, was euthanized
3-02 - Jezebel tornadoes ravage South, kill 20, herald burial of Anna Nicole Smith
3-06 - Scooter Libby guilty verdict
4-16 - Virginia Tech Shooting
6-02 - Tropical Storm Barry Reveals Four Horses of Apocalypse
6-05 - Scooter Libby sentenced to 30 months prison
6-30 - Wolfowitz resigns as World Bank President
7-02 - Scooter Libby sentence commuted by President Bush
8-01 - Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
8-20 - Tropical Storm Fay in Florida
8-21 - Category 5 Hurricane Dean hits Yucatan Peninsula
9-04 - Category 5 Hurricane Felix hits Nicaragua
9-09 - First Filly in 100 Years Wins Belmont Stakes
11-7 - School mass murder Finland

Black Horse - Economic Recession

Black HorseThe Black Horse symbolizes economic depression.
And when He had broken the third seal, I heard the third living creature (angelic herald) saying, "Come." Then I looked, and behold, a black horse; and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand. (Revelation 6:5)
The scales are the sign of a merchant, who used the scales for measuring money.  A recession, which was also world wide, began in the US in December 2007 and lasted two years.

Dec. - US Recession begins (Recession is world wide)
08-01  Minneapolis Bridge Collapse
12-17 - Space Station Astronaut Daniel Tani mother killed

1-17 - Burning Tires Florida
2-20 - Lunar Eclipse
2-26 - Florida Power Blackout, Red Planet Rising
3-03 - Wendy's Shooting Florida
3-25 - Crane Collapse Miami
3-25 - Train Wreck Massachusetts
5-30 - Crane Collapse Manhattan
6-13 - Tim Russert dies of heart attack
7-12 - Covenant Signs in the Sky
7-23 - Robert Novak hits pedestrian without seeing him
7-27 - Robert Novak diagnosed with brain tumor
8-01 - Solar Eclipse
9-13 - Hurricane Ike devastates Galveston, Texas
9-29 - World Financial Markets Fall, Dow falls 777 points
10-13 - Big Brown, racehorse, retired with heel injury
11-4 - Barack Obama elected President of the US
11-26 - Mumbai, India massacre

Pale Horse - Death

Pale HorseThe Pale Horse symbolizes death.
Then I looked, and behold, an pale horse; and the name of him who sat on it was Death; and Hades was following with him. And authority was given to them over a fourth of the Earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with disease and by the wild animals of the Earth. (Revelation 6:8)
The rider of the Pale Horse was named Death, and Hades was following along with him.  He had the power to kill people and send them to Hades.

The Pale Horse arrived in 2009.  R. B. Thieme, Jr. died on August 16, 2009, and Robert Novak died two days later.  The deaths of Thieme and Novak in 2009 symbolized the end of the period of the Valerie Plame leak and Scooter Libby conviction that began in 2003.

1-16 - US Airways Flight 1549 landed in the Hudson River, all rescued
2-13 - Continental Airways Flight 3407 crashed in New York, all killed
3-10 - Michael McLendon mass murder Samson, Alabama
8-16 - R. B. Thieme, Jr. dies
8-18 - Robert Novak dies
9-15 - US Recession ends
11-5 - Fort Hood Shooting
12-5 - Alabama beats Florida in SEC Championship
12-16 - Tiger Woods named Athlete of the Decade by AP after character assassination by the press

1-07 - Shooting at St. Louis ABB Power
1-12 - Major Earthquake Devastates Haiti
1-22 - Viera, Florida Tornado


The meaning of the numbers of the years of history always come true from the divine perspective.  The single digit years of the first decade of a century or millennium are always powerful demonstrations of God Himself in the affairs of mankind.  The number, 1, stands for the unity and Love of God.  The number, 2, is for divine division; and the number, 3, is for the Justice of the Holy Spirit, which means suffering for man.  When the Justice of the Holy Spirit came down in 2003, the Iraq War began from the air, and later in May, pastor Bob Thieme, 85, fell sick and resigned after 53 years in his church in Texas.  And President Bush's staff soon got trapped in the leak investigation of CIA spy, Valerie Plame.  The number, 85, stands for an eye or spy.

When Thieme fell sick, a Grand Cross was overhead.  Valerie Plame had a Grand Cross in her Birth Chart.  Grand Crosses are the most intense signs of suffering.  They symbolizes death on the cross.  When the suffering had run its course, Thieme died in August 2009, after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, and Robert Novak, who outed Valerie Plame, died two days later of a brain tumor.  Tim Russert, who had testified against Scooter Libby in the leak investigation, had died the year before of a heart attack.

When the Economic Recession of 2007-2009 is factored in, the pattern of God's Judgments from 2001 to 2009 fits the pattern of the four horses of the Apocalypse.  The White Horse symbolized the Antichrist, who started a war.  That was Osama bin Laden, who has the sign of an antichrist in his Birth Chart.  The year 2002, for divine division, was spent with Bush trying to vilify Saddam Hussein in order to attack him.  What drove the US to war in Iraq?  The answer is Satan, with God's permission.  Saddam was caught and hanged, and his head fell off.  Bob Thieme and Robert Novak both died of head problems.  The head symbolizes authority.

After the Iraq War, the Red Horse arrived with attacks on peace, which corresponds to the civilian sector.  Over 100,000 Iraqi civilians died from terrorist attacks from March 2003 to August 2008.  No weapons of mass destruction were ever found in Iraq, which meant there was no justification for attacking it anyway.  In the verbal brawl, Valerie Plame's name was leaked and Scooter Libby was convicted, not of leaking, but of perjury.  God's Judgment hit the Prostitute of Babylon, and she came out screaming as symbolized by the Trumpet in Valerie Plame's Birth Chart.  The wrath of hurricanes, signs of the Prostitute of Babylon, were turned loose in 2004 and 2005.  New Orleans was flooded by Hurricane Katrina, and the hoards of demons came out of the city.  Marriage Culture suffered because of the influence of the Prostitute of Babylon, and lives were ruined even in peace.

The Red Horse attack on the Prostitute of Babylon was demonstrated by the death of Anna Nicole Smith's son Daniel in 2006.  Anna Nicole was born in Houston with a Skull in her Birth Chart.  She died in 2007 at 39 on Day 39, for the sin leading to death.  Her Death Chart contained a Skull, a sinister sign of death, which symbolized the massive civilian deaths in Iraq and heralded the Pale Horse of Death.  Her death further symbolized God's punishment of Jezebel in the Church.  God warned the Church at Thyatira, which tolerated Jezebel, that He would cast Jezebel into the sick bed and kill her children and cast those involved with her into great tribulation unless they Rebounded (Rev 2:20-23).  During the Red Horse attack, the Church had been infiltrated by the Prostitute of Babylon.

The Economic Recession, which has been called the worst since the Great Depression, hit in 2007-2009 from the Black Horse.  And the Pale Horse of death came out in 2009 to close the story of the Four Horses of the Apocalypse in the first decade of 2000.



1.  "Iraqi Civilian Deaths Estimates," Hannah Fischer, CRS Report for Congress, August 27, 2008.
2.  "George W. Bush and the G-Word," Al Kamen, Washington Post, October 14, 2005.

Released February 5, 2010

Author: Larry Wood
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