2. Fill in the blank: As the Lamb opened the fourth seal, John saw a horse and rider. For the first time in the opening of the seals, the rider was given a name. His name "was --------, and Hades followed with him."
1. Black (Rev. 6:5). With the black horse and rider came famine on earth.
The blackness denotes the bleakness of the time.
2. "Death" (Rev. 6:8).