||Christ enthroned on a rainbow surrounded
by seven golden candlesticks and the seven churches of Asia. In His mouth is the sharp two edged sword. His hair
is white as snow white wool, His eyes flame like fire and His face like the sun in full strength. Above His right
hand are the seven stars (1.11 16).
||Some of the twenty four elders with
musical instruments (4:4 10).
||Twenty four elders together with the
angel of St Matthew and the lion of St Mark (4:10).
||God on his throne with the closed book
of seven seals (5:1).
||More elders, the bull of St Luke and
the eagle of St John (5:5).
||The book is given to the lamb (5:6).
||The lamb with seven horns and seven
eyes opens the book. Note the 4 Evangelists' symbols (5:7).
||The elders, with harps and phials of
perfume, prostrate themselves (5:8 10).
||Angels chanting (5:8 12).
||Opening of the first seal, with the
angel of Matthew (6:1).
||A man on a white horse with a bow and
||Opening of the second seal, with St
||A man on another horse (not red, as
in the text) with a sword to take peace from the earth (6:4).
||Opening of the third seal, with the
bull of St Luke (6:5).
||Another horseman (his horse not black
as in the text) carrying the scales to measure the wheat and barley (6:5).
||Opening of the fourth seal, with the
eagle of St John (6:7).
||The pale horse with the grotesque figure
of Death, armed with a javelin and vipers. He is emerging from the huge green mouth of hell with its red eye. Beneath
the horse in the mouth can be seen the 'Venetian' two toned glass representing the flames (6:8).
||Opening of the fifth seal (6:9).
||The souls of the martyrs under the
altar of Christ (6:9 10).
||The souls being arrayed in white robes
by angels (6:11).
||Opening the sixth seal: 'The great
day of his wrath'; the ruin created by earthquakes, the sun with a black sackcloth of hair, and the moon turned
to blood (6:12 17).
||Angels holding back the wind from the
land and the ships of the sea (7:1).**
||The multitude before the throne of
God, in white robes carrying palms (7:9 12).**
||The lamb before the throne, between
the four sacred living creatures (7:9 12).
||St John and an elder (7:13).
||Opening the seventh seal (8:1).
||The seven angels before God being given
seven trumpets (8:2).
||An angel giving incense to the altar
(symbolizing the prayers of the saints) (8:3).
||The prayers of the saints reaching
||An angel taking the altar fire and
casting it upon the earth (8:5).
||The sounding of the first trumpet.
Hail and fire descend (8:6 7).
||The second trumpet; a burning mountain
descends into the sea (8:8 9).
||The third trumpet; the star Wormwood
failing on to the waters (8:10 11).
||The fourth trumpet sun, moon and stars
darkening, and the eagle as the angel crying Woe, Woe, written beneath it (8:12 13).
||The fifth trumpet; the star fails from
heaven, the key to the bottomless pit, and a huge locust (9:1 6).
||Locusts as horses prepared for battle,
with heads like men, hair like women and tails like scorpions (9:7 10).
||Abaddon or Apollyon, the angel of the
bottomless pit (9:11).
||The sixth trumpet (9:13).
||The four angels of the Euphrates unbound