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Pesher of Christ: The Four Horsemen
in the New Testament Book of Revelation are
the Four Books: Matthew, Mark, Luke, & John

Each is a Missionary Priest riding on horseback carrying each book to be taught.

© 2017 by Dylan Stephens (except from book: The Pesher of Christ)

The White Horse

Rev 6:1,2 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying, as it were a voice of thunder, 'Come and behold!' and I saw, and lo, a white horse, and he who is sitting upon it is having a bow, and there was given to him a crown, and he went forth overcoming, and that he may overcome.
Author: Matthew (written last)
Matthias, High Priest 43AD, a Sadducee, younger brother of Theophilus (dedicated in Luke and Acts), Matthew, disciple of Jesus. His father, Ananus (Ananus: John 18:13; Alphaeus in disciple list) was High Priest (6–15 A.D.) and had 5 sons who were High Priests: Eleazar, Jonathan, Theophilus, Matthias, Ananus. His daughter was the wife of Caiaphas.

III. (48AD)
Gospel of Matthew associated with the Winged Man (angel)

In Revelation, the Lamb is Jesus, who breaks the seal of each book in turn. The four living creatures are from the first chapter of Ezekiel, having four faces, that of a man, a lion, an ox and an eagle.

This is the canonizing of the Book of Matthew. White is symbolic of the white robe that was worn by the Sadducee Priest acting as God. Thus the horse, representing the priest who carries the Gospel of Matthew is white because it was written by the Sadducee Priest Matthew Ananus. The crown is from his older brother Jonathan Ananus who called himself Stephen ('stephanos' is Greek for 'crown'). The bow is symbolic of Artemis, the goddess of Ephesus where the cathedral is located and also symbolic of the spiritual war of non-violence.

Matthew, who was also presiding, wanted to build an epic story similar to Luke so he added the Sermon on the Mount from the Jewish sages such as Hillel, whose grandson is Gamaliel (Acts 5:34-40), and added more parables (Luke's concept of explaining new and old history). Most importantly he added the Bethlehem Birth with the Magi who were the only ones who recognized Jesus as the true descendant of David because Joazar Boethus, Pharisee High Priest, had rejected him as illegitimate using Essene rules of marriage. (The shepherds are from Luke which only has Jesus' symbolic birth: Bar Mitzvah.) As a Sadducee, he disparages the Pharisees and the scribes (those who only apply the strict interpretation of the law without regard to circumstances).

The Red Horse

Rev 6:3,4 And when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, 'Come and behold!' and there went forth another horse fiery red, and to him who is sitting upon it, there was given to him to take the peace from the land, and that one another they may slay, and there was given to him a great sword.
Author: Peter, scribed by Mark (not John Mark) (written second)
(Fragments Of Papias, Eccl Hist 3.39.15 "Mark, having become the interpreter of Peter, wrote down accurately, though not indeed in order, whatsoever he remembered of the things said or done by Christ."

IV. (48AD)
Gospel of Mark associated with the Lion, the symbol of kingship

This is the canonizing of the Book of Mark. Red is symbolic of the red robes that were worn by the cardinal acting for the "Son of God". Thus the horse, representing the priest who carries the Gospel of Mark, is red because it was written by Peter, Jesus' cardinal. (Shown in Acts 13:1 as Simeon called Niger wearing the black of an monastic archbishop interchangeable with the abbey cardinal red.) The sword is symbolic of the angels at the Garden of Eden. Peter used this sword to defend his position as the 'Ear' (& mouth) of Jesus against James in the Garden of Gethsemane.

Peter set out to write a no-nonsense commentary with no virgin birth, seven miracles, and no resurrection. The miracles are merely changes of doctrine that brought him from a 'fisher' of converts in the Noah ceremony to Pope of the Christian Church. Peter ends it abruptly with:

Mark 16:08 "And, having come forth quickly, they fled from the sepulcher, seized with trembling and amazement, and saying nothing to anyone, for they feared."
(It is clear that Peter intended this ending due to his disdain for the Resurrection story, evidenced by the absence of verses 16:9-20 in Codex Sinaiticus and Vaticanus. Aside from the forged ending, there were clearly more edits, in order to make it correspond to the Luke and Matthew narrative, as can be seen by the remnants of the original version in the "Gospel of Peter" and the "Secret Gospel of Mark".)

The Black Horse

Rev 6:5,6 And when he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature saying, 'Come and behold!'and I saw, and lo, a black horse, and he who is sitting upon it is having a balance in his hand, and I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, 'A measure of wheat for a denary, and three measures of barley for a denary,'and 'The oil and the wine you may not treat unjustly.'
Author: Jesus, scribed by Luke (written third)
Dedicated to Theophilus, son of Ananus, High Priest 37- 41AD
Colossians 4:14 - Paul: Our dear friend Luke, the doctor
Phil.4.3 - Paul: And I ask you also, true yoke-fellow (ox) (Phoebe - his wife), help these women, for they have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.

V. (48AD)
Gospel of Luke associated with the Ox, the symbol of bearing the yoke of the monastic or Nazarite.

This is the canonizing of the Book of Luke. Black is symbolic of the black robes that were worn by the monastic archbishop John Mark. Thus the horse, representing the apostle who carries the Gospel of Luke, is black. The three groups are "wheat" for the 4000 celibate followers; "barley" for the 5000 married followers; (The miracles of the Feeding the 4000 and the 5000"); and oil and wine for the monastics, like Jesus when in monastery, who did not use oil or fermented wine. (Antiq 18.1 on the Essenes: "Oil they consider defiling".)

The Schism of the Churches after the Council of Jerusalem in June 46AD, created a problem with the acceptance of the Gospel of John that Jesus had written with Simon Magus because now he was on the opposing side. Jesus saw the need to write a more complete gospel that would tell his side of the story, leaving out Simon Magus. He dedicated it to Theophilus Ananus (37- 41 AD), the High Priest, a Sadducee, brother of Matthew, High Priest in 43AD, both sons of Ananus giving a clue as to when it was written. He also used parables or seemingly simple moral stories to illustrate the past and present history. Matthew would copy this in his Gospel.

(A proof of the primacy of the Gospel of John, which scholars refute, is in the dedication of Luke 1:2 "servants of the 'Word'" which, having been used in the first verse of John, established it as code for Jesus.)

The Green Horse (pale)

Rev 6:7,8 And when he opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, 'Come and behold!'
and I saw, and lo, a pale horse, and he who is sitting upon him -- his name is Death, and Hades does follow with him, and there was given to them authority to kill, (over the fourth part of the land,) with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and by the beasts of the land.
Author: Jesus and Simon Magus, scribed by John Mark
(written first, but revised later)
The section below about its revision alludes to Simon Magus' poisoning of King Herod Agrippa:
Rev 10:7-11: "I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up. It was as sweet as honey in my mouth. When I had eaten it, my belly was made bitter."
Simon's philosophy contained in it is shown in "Refutations of All Heresies", Hippolytus of Rome (170 – 235AD) book 6.7 on the philosophy of Simon Magus and in Ptolemaeus (late 2nd century), disciple of Valentinius in "Ptolemy's Letter to Flora".

VI. (48AD)
Gospel of John associated with the Eagle also the zodiacal sign Scorpio, the symbol of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus

This is the canonizing of the Book of John. Green is symbolic of the green robes of the clergy and of the tradition of the Sower to the Diaspora (the Jews who lived abroad) which began with Jesus' grandfather Heli and was continued by Joseph and Jesus. Thus the horse, representing the priest who carries the Gospel of John, is green (changed to pale since no horse is green). Green is also representative of the time Jesus was out of the monastery for the conception of an heir with Mary Magdalene and the continued dynasty of David. For this was when he taught the initiates who sat on the green grass in the Feeding of the Multitudes.

The indication of joint authorship are the symbols of "Death" (Simon Magus who had the power to excommunicate) and of "Hades" (Jesus being revived from that state between life and death in the Cave after the Crucifixion). The powers are: Sword (angels at the Garden of Eden who protect the monasteries from outside contamination), "Hunger" is the Nazarite practice that Jesus followed when out of monastery (Jesus tempted by Satan in the Wilderness), Death (excommunication), and "Wild Beasts" (Zealots).

The Gospel of John is essentially Jesus' words with some of Simon Magus' philosophy. Although the first to be written, in its revisions by James Niceta, Pope Simon Magus' presence is hidden by using nicknames for him such as Simon of Cyrene, Lazarus, ... and his consort Helena: "the woman at the well"; "the menstruous woman", ...) made it the last to be canonized. However, Simon's philosophy is clearly contained at the beginning:

GOD is made of three aspects "Hidden" and "Manifest" and "Spirit".The "Hidden" (passive force) and the "Manifest" (active force) are joined together by "Spirit" (reconciling force). The act of Creation, as in Genesis, is when the Spirit separates the "Hidden" and "Manifest" giving us existence by means of "Spirit".

The Essenes having been excluded by Herod in the Restoration of the Temple established Qumran (Jerusalem plural: Ἱεροσόλυμα) as the mirror image of Jerusalem (Jerusalem singular: Ἰερουσαλὴμ). All other places were also moved so that Capernaum, Bethsaida, Nazareth, Nain became Ein Feshkha; Bethlehem: the Queen's House (just south of Qumran); Gennesaret, the Sea of Tiberias (Galilee) became Mazin. The convents of Dan and Asher (Bethany) were at Mird. Therapeuts were there also in the wilderness (Egypt). Thus Jesus entered the monastery of Qumran and walked and sailed along the Dead Sea and walked the paths to Mird and Emmaus (the halfway point of the path to the Jerusalem Temple). His crucifixion was on the grounds of Qumran marked as the latrine with a skull.

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