Was That a Heavenly Horse?

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It’s funny the things you wonder about when you mind is out of gear and just kind of drifting around in the clouds (where my mind stays about 80% of the time).

The other day I was thinking about the battle of Armageddon and when Jesus comes back on a white horse leading the armies of heaven, all astride white horses.

And I wondered, “Are there horses in heaven?” I looked at some commentaries and a lot of them think the horses are not real, but symbolic. Someone else said that Jesus rode a spiritual horse.

A spiritual horse? What could that be? Is it like that old song, “Ghost Riders In the Sky”? (Here’s Burl Ives singing the original “Ghost Riders In the Sky” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2klh2cTa_Q)

I really don’t know too much about it. Spiritual, symbollic or a real as Trigger, whatever. (Trigger was Roy Rogers’ horse for you young readers. Roy Rogers was a famous cowboy for you young readers)

But heavenly horses have a precedent.   Continue reading