Runaway horses in London

“You have less than one year”

The dramatic image of horses galloping through London is being seen as a warning sign to Britain and the world.

Wild stampede signifies “war, famine, plague and pestilence”

Big Ben’s ‘11th hour’ chiming prompts call to UK-wide repentance

The charge of five Household Cavalry horses through central London, along with Big Ben erratically striking 11 at 10am, has been interpreted as a serious warning from God.

Five highly trained horses stampeded through London, injuring three of their riders and smashing into a bus and taxi, and in doing so caught the nation’s – and the world’s – attention. It was headline news and was even reported in Australia.

Particularly dramatic was the bloodstained white horse as it galloped along behind a black horse. Even non-Christians likened the sight to the ‘four horses of the Apocalypse’.

On the same morning, 24 April, Big Ben, which has been extensively overhauled, stopped, then at 10am struck not ten but 11 times.

Chris Wickland of Living Word Network
Pastor Chris Wickland of Living Word Network

One pastor who has prophesied before about Britain’s spiritual state believes that Big Ben striking 11 symbolises that Britain is in the 11th hour before judgement, while horses causing “total mayhem” in Britain’s capital city are a symbol of what is to come.

This warning came in a prophetic message released by Pastor Chris Wickland of Living Word Church Network, Fareham, in which God pleads to the British Church to pray and repent.

“The horses represent war, famine, plague and pestilence. These things will cause mayhem to your nation.”

Britain, God says, now has less than one year before the judgements fall. There is a warning to the Church (after many over the years), that it has not been listening to God.

This prophetic message has been endorsed by other ministers, including Prophecy Today, the online magazine founded by Clifford Hill, which featured the message immediately after the horses’ rampage.


Belshazzar’s feast, by Rembrandt

This famous Bible phrase comes from King Belshazzar’s feast (Daniel 5:25-28). When a hand appeared and wrote on the wall, it made the last king of the neo-Babylonian empire’s knees knock. Only the prophet Daniel could interpret the Aramaic script of “Mene, mene, tekel, parsin” correctly. The Bible tells us that Belshazzar died that night and a Median king succeeded him. (Credit: Rembrandt, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

‘The signs of the times’

25 April, 2024

This is a condensed version of the prophetic message:

My Church, who has bewitched you? Can you not see the writing on the wall? Can you not read the signs of the times?… How did you fall and become like Laodocia?… Surely you know that a red sky at night means a good day to follow? It seems you cannot even read the natural signs any more?…

I am speaking to you, my Church, all over the world. I’m putting signs in the heavens and upon the Earth – yet you are not seeing them. You laugh and scoff at the very signs I give to you…

The writing is on the wall, Church, – but you’re not paying attention to it. Why do you not want to hear my voice any more? Why do you filter and pasteurise my prophetic word to you? Why do you edit, cut and filter it?

You are living in very dark days and you are oblivious to what’s going on around you. You are supposed to be the Church – the light in the darkness – the solution to the problem. Instead – you’ve become the problem. You have embraced darkness and you’ve become politicised instead of representing my Kingdom. You look at the world through worldly, darkened eyes. You’ve embraced the folly of the world and see it as truth.

You see the signs and blame it on the environment

You see the signs and blame it on the environment. Are you utterly blind? Are you completely without sense and intelligence?  What is wrong with you, my people? .. Come out of her; for if you do not,  you will be taken up in the judgements that I’m about to bring upon Babylon in this hour…

You are in grave danger and will be swept away with the world if you do not separate yourself from her, and her doctrines, and her teachings. You’ve taken my Gospel and mixed it with the new traditions of man and have denied my power thereof.

You have bowed the knee to Baal. You have bowed the knee to the kingdom of Babylon.   You have become worse than Laodicea. You have become so worldly, and carnal, you are no heavenly and spiritual use to me. You are so close to the end of days that you need to wake up…

The wickedness upon the Earth is now so great and my people are so asleep. At the time when my Church should be praying, and on her knees begging for my mercy to fall on your nations – you’re too busy snoring and entertaining yourselves.

In Britain, Big Ben stopped. The clock of the nation froze – and at the hour of 10, the tolls of the bell rang 11 times. This is a sign to you, Britain. You think you’re in the 10th hour.  You feel you have much time left, however, the reality is that it is in fact the 11th hour – not the 10th. I cannot stress the urgency to you, my people. Horses ran wild causing total mayhem in your capital city. This is a symbol of what is to come.

The horses represent war, famine, plague and pestilence. These things will cause mayhem to your nation. My Church, I have warned you [repeatedly], but you have not listened. You are busy about your own affairs – building your own houses and panels of cedar, whilst my house lies in ruins and disrepair.

This nation has now less than one year. I will give you many signs and wonders that will be put on your mainstream media. You will see lots of strange events that seem random, and peculiarly odd, that will be reported on the news. There will be signs in the heavens and signs on the earth.

Why am I going to do this? Because you’ve not listened to those whom I sent or the whisperings of my Holy Spirit. It seems many of you can only see through the lens of the media – this is what I will use to perplex you, and unsettle you, and maybe it will be enough to wake some of you up….

Watch the prophetic clock. You are so close to the end of days, you need to wake up. Time is running down… Do not be swept away with the judgements that are to come. You’re supposed to be of a Kingdom that cannot be shaken – but if you do not awake you will be taken in the judgements with this nation.

Finally, I am testing your hearts I am sifting you right now. Some are in the balance – others have taken their stance. Watch Israel closely. She is a sign to the nations, a rock of offence to many. She is the chief prophetic cornerstone which my Church has rejected. Why have you rejected her when I have not? Many are being held in the scales and many are found to be greatly wanting in my Church.

Mene, mene, tekel, parsin; these words mean: Mene – God has numbered the days of your reign and put an end to it. Tekel – you have been weighed on the scales and found wanting. Parsin – your kingdom has been divided and given to the Medes and Persians.

Antisemitic slogan projected on to Big Ben
On 22 February 2024, activists projected an antisemitic slogan on to the clock tower that has symbolised British democracy for centuries

While the horses were running through the city, the mighty fingers of Big Ben (known as the great clock of Westminster) froze for over an hour at 9am. This was after two years of restoration work.

The bells also malfunctioned, sounding the 11th hour at 10.06am.

Was this a spiritual response from 22 February when pro-Palestinian activists projected the antisemitic words, “From the river to the sea” on to Big Ben’s tower?

A group convened by Sue Sinclair of Community Watchmen Ministries (CWM) in Mersey that prayed immediately on 24 April thought it was indeed significant that a sign of judgement was shown on the world’s most famous clock.

They also recalled a message from a prophet, Charlie Shamp, in 2017, who said: “Keep your eyes upon Big Ben; something supernatural is about to be seen… I heard the Lord say, ‘My eye is upon this land and my hand upon the nation’s time, a ‘kairos’ moment is about to come!

‘I will cause a sign to come from Big Ben that will mark the moment that I have changed the time and season for the nation of England and the city of London. Everything will stop and people will turn to see and hear. Tell my people to mark the moment when it comes to pass, for it will be a sign of great change in the land’.”

Advance notice

CWM also felt that God was giving his Church an advance opportunity to pray. Sue Sinclair wrote: “We believe this is a wake-up call! It’s important not to be afraid but to mobilise the Church to pray that maybe God will have mercy and turn the battle at the gates of our nation.”

CWM noticed that the horses tore past key seats of power in the capital:

  • Chancery Lane = Law
  • Belgrave Square = Embassies
  • Fleet Street = Media
  • Buckingham Palace Road = Royal family and transport hubs

The CWM team also noted the significance of the horses’ names: the black horse was Quaker, a denominational name born from people shaking under God’s power, which inspired a zeal for social reform and justice. The white horse which was covered in blood from colliding with a bus, was Vida, meaning ‘life’ in Spanish.

Sue Sinclair wrote: “Quaker represents the black horse in Revelation carrying the scales of justice to shake and expose everything that needs to be brought into the light including within the Church. Vida was injured and represents Jesus, the rider on the white horse with his robe dipped in blood (Revelation 19:13). [The blood of Jesus was shed for healing and forgiveness of sins]. By his blood we are healed and where there has been death, new life will come”.

CWM believe there will be a shaking and overturning of false powers and control in the law, government and diplomatic services, the media and communications and in transport.

They are encouraging strategic praying. “This is an opportunity the Lord is giving us to be ahead of the game to see and to pray strategically…We are empowered to disarm the enemy and to bring justice and righteousness.”

They suggest that people first of all repent and forgive:

  • Repent where we have neglected and rejected people, causing great pain and chaos
  • Repent where we have not worked together
  • Forgive anyone who has caused us pain or offence

Then to pray for:

  • Real loving unity in the Church
  • Muslims in this nation to be saved
  • Wisdom for the Government and the armed forces because we’re in an era where potentially we could go to war

Lies about ‘genocide’ have led to skilfully backed student protests across US campusues. Jewish students have not felt safe. Pastor Chris Wickland, whose ‘2024 roadmap’ message warned of an Islamic uprising, says this is evidence of what is to come if there is no repentance

Students across US campuses and now in Britain have protested over the Israel-Hamas war
Students across US campuses and now in Britain have protested over the Israel-Hamas war

The mainstream media will not show you this, but America is in trouble.

US campuses are erupting with Jew hatred, antisemitic ranting, calling for intifada and the dismantling of the Jewish state.

People often think the whole Middle East crisis is all the fault of the Jewish people. But it needs to be noted that Israel has offered a two state solution five times. It has been rejected every time. Why? Because the surrounding nations do not want peace with Israel. They want them annihilated from the face of the earth.

Israel is protecting the western world from dictatorial regimes that want Jews, Christians and all western democracy to be destroyed and replaced with a caliphate.

These students are mostly hard left liberals. This is the new Marxism and these young people are our future politicians and leaders. Is this what you want for your future?

We rejected Christianity as a nation both here and in the US. We took Jesus and prayer out of the class room and we actively encouraged atheism.

However, nature abhors a vacuum, so something else needs to fill that void. Welcome to your new caliphate utopia.

An Islamic revolution and uprising are coming. If the Church doesn’t get it and start praying, then our nation and the US, are in dangerous, big trouble.

Why am I sounding like Dr Doom? Because this is on our doorstep and no one seems to care or even be remotely worried.

This will not blow over. What we see here is just the beginning and it will keep growing unless we humble ourselves and pray.

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