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The Creator of Angels Discovers Evil in One
The question is: who is Satan, where did he come from
and what is his destiny.


"God refers to himself as "us" in Genesis 11:7 pointing out  that He  is more than one. "Go to, let us go down, and there  confound their  language,  that  they may  not  understand one  another's speech."  (Genesis  11:7) "And God said, Let us make man  in  our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion  over  the fish  of  the  sea, and over the fowl of the air,  and  over  the cattle,  and  over all the earth, and over every  creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth."(Genesis 1:26)

By studying the Gospel one discovers that the following Scripture describes who "us" is and that they are "one" God. "Go ye  therefore,  and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name  of  the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:" (Matthew 28:19) Jesus called Himself "I Am" and so did God in the Old  Testament. When  Moses  asked God who shall I say sent me,  God  "said  unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto  the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." (Exodus 3:14)

The  following Scripture confirms that Jesus is not an  angel  as some  teach.  It  also teaches that Jesus is  God.  "And  without controversy  great is the mystery of godliness: God was  manifest in  the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels,  preached unto  the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received  up  into glory." (1 Timothy 3:16)

In  Revelation 19 Jesus is also the Word: "His eyes [were]  as  a flame  of fire, and on his head [were] many crowns; and he had  a name  written,  that no man knew, but he himself.  And  he  [was] clothed  with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name  is  called The Word of God." (Revelation 19:12,13) The reason being: "In the beginning  was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the  Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things  were made  by  him; and without him was not any thing  made  that  was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men."  (John 1:1-4)

And  here we have Jesus: "And the Word was made flesh, and  dwelt among  us,  (and we beheld his glory, the glory as  of  the  only begotten  of the Father,) full of grace and truth."  (John  1:14) Notice He was full of grace and "truth". Truth is the Holy Spirit which  is proven by this Scripture: "[Even] the Spirit of  truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not,  neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you." (John 14:17)

And finally to erase any doubt that Jesus is God: "I am Alpha and Omega,  the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord,  which  is, and  which was, and which is to come, the Almighty."  (Revelation 1:8) "And he said unto me, It is done. I am Alpha and Omega,  the beginning  and the end. I will give unto him that is  athirst  of the fountain of the water of life freely." (Revelation 21:6)  And finally Jesus stated: "And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward [is] with me, to give every man according as his work shall be. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and  the last." (Revelation 22:12,13)

Satan  is also a triune being for a very short time. Since he  is an  angel which is interchangeable with spirit, as given  in  Hebrews  1:7:  "And of the angels he saith, Who maketh  his  angels spirits,  and his ministers a flame of fire." Satan is  a  spirit who moves into and occupies the body of the Antichrist who  takes the throne in the temple of God in Israel during the tribulation.

In  Revelation Satan is called the dragon who gives power to  the beast  (Rev. 13:2). The beast is the religious/political  kingdom of the earth parallel to Christ's Body the Church which  receives it's  power from the Holy Spirit. The beast is eventually led  by one man, a king, the Antichrist So far in the trinity of the devil we have the beast, the  dragon and  the  third  parallel is the satanic  mangod.  Satan  himself enters  the Antichrist's body and takes over the reign  over  the beast, his pagan church.

"And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and  his deadly  wound  was healed: and all the world wondered  after  the beast."  (Revelation 13:3) Note this verse proves that the  power of  the  dragon is in the beast. The beast being  the  head,  the Antichrist, of the pagan New World Order, whose deadly wound  was healed. He didn't quite die and now "he exerciseth all the  power of  the  first beast before him, and causeth the earth  and  them which  dwell  therein to worship the first  beast,  whose  deadly wound was healed." (Revelation 13:12)

The  Antichrist "deceiveth them that dwell on the earth  by  [the means of] those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the  beast;  saying to them that dwell on the  earth,  that  they should  make  an  image to the beast, which had the  wound  by  a sword,  and  did live." (Revelation 13:14) The world  will  think that Jesus has come back because one of the heads of state seemed to  be resurrected from the dead. "And I saw one of his heads  as it  were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was  healed:  and all the world wondered after the beast." (Revelation 13:3)


The Angelic, Created Being's Origin and Class


The  following  oracle begins as a prophecy against  an  earthly ruler,  but  leads into an oracle against Satan, the  real  power behind the pagan king. In another similar Scripture, Isaiah,  the ruler of Babylon is the initial subject and ends in a description of  Satan.
In  Ezekiel  28:2, Satan is referred to as  "prince"  instead  of "king" and the word cherub is used only of angelic beings  (Gen. 3:24; Ex. 25:18-20; Eze. 9:3l, 10:1-22). Moreover this individual was  "in  Eden the garden of God" (Eze. 28:13),  "upon  the  holy mountain  of God" (cf. Is.14:13), "walked.. in the midst  of  the stones of fire" (v.14), and was "created" (v.15).

"The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying, Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyrus, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because  thine heart  [is]  lifted up, and thou hast said, I [am] a God,  I  sit [in] the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet thou [art]  a man,  and  not God, though thou set thine heart as the  heart  of God:  Behold,  thou [art] wiser than Daniel; there is  no  secret that  they  can hide from thee: With thy wisdom and  with  thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten  gold and silver into thy treasures: By thy great wisdom [and] by  thy traffick  hast  thou  increased thy riches, and  thine  heart  is lifted up because of thy riches:

"Therefore  thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast set  thine heart as the heart of God; Behold, therefore I will bring strangers  upon thee, the terrible of the nations: and they shall  draw their  swords  against the beauty of thy wisdom, and  they  shall defile thy brightness. They shall bring thee down to the pit, and thou  shalt die the deaths of [them that are] slain in the  midst of the seas.

"Wilt thou yet say before him that slayeth thee, I [am] God?  but thou [shalt be] a man, and no God, in the hand of him that  slayeth thee. Thou shalt die the deaths of the uncircumcised  {people who  do not believe} by the hand of strangers: for I have spoken [it], saith the Lord GOD. Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me,  saying, Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the  king  of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.

{Here  God begins to describe Satan as if to say he  was  talking about Satan all along} "Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone [was] thy covering, the sardius, topaz,  and the  diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the  sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of  thy tabrets  and  of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the  day  that thou wast created.

"Thou  [art]  the anointed cherub that covereth; and I  have  set thee  [so]:  thou wast upon the holy mountain of God;  thou  hast walked  up  and  down in the midst of the stones  of  fire.  Thou [wast]  perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast  created, till iniquity was found in thee. By the multitude of thy merchandise  they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and  thou hast  sinned:  therefore I will cast thee as profane out  of  the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the  midst of the stones of fire.

"Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast  corrupted  thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast  thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee. "Thou  hast  defiled thy sanctuaries by the  multitude  of  thine iniquities,  by  the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore  will  I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour  thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them  that behold thee. All they that know thee among the  people shall  be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror,  and  never [shalt] thou [be] any more." (Ezekiel 28:1-19)

"And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own  habitation,  he hath reserved in  everlasting  chains  under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. (Jude 1:6) There  are "Christians" who are admonished for speaking  evil  of dignities  (angels).  Even Michael the archangel  did  not  bring accusations  against them: "Even as Sodom and Gomorrha,  and  the cities  about  them  in like manner, giving  themselves  over  to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for  an example,  suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Likewise  also these  [filthy] dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion,  and speak  evil of dignities.

"Yet Michael the archangel,  when  contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not  bring against him a railing accusation, but said,  The  Lord rebuke thee. But these speak evil of those things which they know not:  but  what they know naturally, as brute  beasts,  in  those things they corrupt themselves." (Jude 1:7-10)


The Devil's Characteristics


Lucifer (Isa 8:12) has other names, Devil (diabolos, an  accuser, a  slanderer  and he maligns), son of dawn, ruler of  the  wicked world  (Babylon), ruler of all wickedness, Satan, the  adversary, son  of the morning (Isa 14:12), light bringer, great  star  (Rev 8:10), angel of the bottomless pit (Rev 9:11), Abaddon  (Hebrew), Apollyon  (Greek) (Rev. 9:11); prince of the devils (Matt.9:34); Beelzebub   (Matt.  12:24): prince of this world (John  12:31); prince  of the power of the air (Eph. 2:2); dragon (Rev.  13:4); old serpent and more...

The  definition  of diabolos reads: The devil,  one  who  falsely accuses and divides people without any reason. He is an  accuser, a  slanderer  (1 Tim.3:11, 2 Tim. 3:3; Titus 2:3). The  devil  is called  by that name because originally he accused  or  slandered God  in paradise, averse to the increase of man's  knowledge  and happiness  (Gen.3:5; John 8:44).

The devil still slanders God  by false  and  blasphemous suggestions, and because he is also  the accuser of the brethren before God (Rev. 12:9, 10, cf. Job  1:2). He is called our adversary, antidikos (476), or opponent.  Diabolos is used either for the prince of devils (Matt. 4:1; Rev.12:9; 20:2)  or  for evil spirits in general (Acts  10:38;  Eph.  4:27; 6:11).  The Lord Jesus calls Judas diabolos (John  6:70)  because under the influence of an evil spirit he would be Christ's accuser  and  betrayer  (cf. Matt. 16:23 where the  Lord  calls  Peter Satanas, [4567], Satan, and not diabolos, devil).

Even  Jesus  was accused of being the Devil.  "..  the  Pharisees said,  He casteth out devils through the prince of  the  devils." (Matthew  9:34)  "But when the Pharisees heard [it],  they  said, This  [fellow]  doth not cast out devils, but  by  Beelzebub  the prince  of the devils." (Matthew 12:24) "Now is the  judgment  of this  world:  now shall the prince of this world  be  cast  out." (John 12:31)


Satan's Fall From Heaven


Although  some  believe that Satan was cast down  to  earth  long before  Adam  and Eve were placed into the garden  of  Eden,  and others believe that he came down upon the invitation of Adam  and Eve, but the Scriptures prove otherwise. He will be cast down  to earth  during  the seven year tribulation, 1260 days  before  the thousand year reign of Jesus Christ begins on earth.

"And  the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a  place prepared  of God, that they should feed her there a thousand  two hundred  [and] threescore days. And there was war in heaven:  Michael  and his angels fought against the dragon; and  the  dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found  any more in heaven.

"And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called  the Devil,  and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he  was  cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And  I heard  a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation,  and strength,  and  the  kingdom of our God, and  the  power  of  his Christ:  for  the  accuser of our brethren is  cast  down,  which accused them before our God day and night.

"And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the  word of  their  testimony;  and they loved not their  lives  unto  the death.  Therefore  rejoice, [ye] heavens, and ye  that  dwell  in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for  the devil  is  come  down unto you, having great  wrath,  because  he knoweth that he hath but a short time." (Revelation 12:6-12)

"How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the  morning! [how]  art  thou cut down to the ground, which didst  weaken  the nations!"  (Isaiah 14:12) "For thou hast said in thine  heart,  I will  ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the  stars of  God: I will sit also upon the mount of the  congregation,  in the  sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights  of  the clouds;  I will be like the most High. Yet thou shalt be  brought down  to hell, to the sides of the pit. They that see thee  shall narrowly  look upon thee, [and] consider thee, [saying, Is]  this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;" (Isaiah 14:13-16)

"And  the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star  from heaven,  burning  as it were a lamp, and it fell upon  the  third part of the rivers {river of water of life?}, and upon the  fountains of waters {wells, living waters?};" (Revelation 8:10)

"And the name of the star is called Wormwood {definition: calamity and injustice}: and the third part of the waters became  wormwood  {calamity and injustice}; and many men died of the  waters, because  they  were made bitter {poisoned with  incorrect teachings?}." (Revelation 8:11)

One third of the world fell into darkness {spiritual darkness?}. "And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun  was smitten,  and the third part of the moon, and the third  part  of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise." (Revelation 8:12)

"And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea {nations}; and it became as the blood of a dead [man]: and every living soul died {spiritual death} in the sea {nations}." (Revelation 16:3) Can the blood of a dead man be used to cover sins to bring salvation? The Church is gone during the tribulation.

"I  will  therefore put you in remembrance, though ye  once  knew this, how that the Lord, having saved the people out of the  land of  Egypt, "afterward" destroyed them that believed not."   (Jude 1:5)  This is one of many indications that God will use the  Rapture to remove the Church before the tribulation.

At  midpoint of the tribulation: "the fifth angel sounded, and  I saw a star {Lucifer?} fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was  given the key of the bottomless pit." (Revelation 9:1)  "And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from  heaven. (Luke 10:18)

"Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the  four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates." (Revelation 9:14)  "And  the sixth angel poured out his vial upon  the  great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared." (Revelation 16:12)

The  river is symbolic of the Gospel which dried up. Four of  Satan's angels were released because the restrainer was gone. "..  the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God.  In  the fifth  [day]  of the month, which [was] the fifth  year  of  king Jehoiachin's captivity, The word of the LORD came expressly  unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the LORD was there upon him.

"And I looked, and, behold, a "whirlwind" came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness  [was] about  it, and out of the midst thereof as the colour  of  amber, out  of  the  midst of the fire. Also out of  the  midst  thereof [came]  the  likeness of four living creatures.  And  this  [was] their appearance; they had the likeness of a man." (Ezekiel  1:1-5)

The  whirlwind  is used by the Lord for good or ill. In  2  Kings 2:1,11, Elijah was taken up into heaven by a whirlwind. God  used it  to  disguise  himself in Job 40:6. "Yea, they  shall  not  be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall  not take  root  in the earth: and he shall also blow upon  them,  and they  shall  wither, and the whirlwind shall take  them  away  as stubble." (Isaiah 40:24) "Behold, a whirlwind of the LORD is gone forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head of the wicked." (Jeremiah 23:19)

"Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the  four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates. And the four angels  were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a  day, and  a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.  And the  number of the army of the horsemen [were] two hundred  thousand thousand: and I heard the number of them." (Revelation 9:14-16)

"Out of their mouths issued fire, smoke and brimstone (Rev  9:17) The  smoke caused more darkness: smoke is related to  highmindedness,  being puffed up in religious pride. Nominal  religiousness without the Spirit's power. Lamps with wicks which have ceased to burn  clearly, such as smokey wicks. Fire, Smoke  and  Brimstone: likened to the fire of hell to be endured by the ungodly  hereafter, Matt.5:22; 13:42; 50; 18;8,9; 25:41; Mark 9:43,48 Luke 3:17.

Smoke in Hebrew is 6225: Ashan which means to burn, to be  angry. In  Exodus it refers to vapor or God's anger (Deut.  29:20  Psalm 74:1;  80:4). Brimstone: theion, 2303, originally denoted  "fire from  heaven." It is connected with sulphur. Lightenings leave  a sulphurous  smell  and  was used in  pagan  purifications.  (Luke 17:29; Rev. 9:17-018; 14:10; 19:20; 20:10; 21:8). An  example  of  fire: Romans 12:20: "Therefore  if  thine  enemy hunger,  feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so  doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head." (Romans 12:20)


Satan's End


"For  if God spared not the angels that sinned, but  cast  [them] down to hell, and delivered [them] into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;" (2 Peter 2:4) which included Satan: "And I  saw  an  angel come down from heaven, having the  key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.

"And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan,  and bound him a thousand years, And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should  deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and  after that he must be loosed a little season."   (Revelation 20:1-3) After that "the devil that deceived them was  cast  into the  lake  of fire and brimstone, where the beast and  the  false prophet [are], and shall be tormented day and night for ever  and ever." (Revelation 20:10)

"..stand before God; and the books were opened: and another  book was opened, which is [the book] of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were  judged  every man according to their works. And  death  and hell  were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second  death. And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was  cast into the lake of fire." (Revelation 20:12-15)


In Conclusion a Message to the Believer


Satan is god of this world until the end of the tribulation  when Jesus  comes back with his saints to reign for a thousand  years. And those: "In whom the god of this world hath blinded the  minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious  gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them."  (2 Corinthians 4:4)

Speaking  to those who ".. hast forgotten the God of  thy  salvation,  and  hast not been mindful of the rock  of  thy  strength, therefore shalt thou plant pleasant plants, and shalt set it with strange slips: In the day shalt thou make thy plant to grow,  and in  the morning shalt thou make thy seed to flourish:  [but]  the harvest  [shall be] a heap in the day of grief and  of  desperate sorrow. {In other words God allows false teachings to creep  in}. Woe  to the multitude of many people, [which] make a  noise  like the noise of the seas; and to the rushing of nations, [that] make a rushing like the rushing of mighty waters!

"The  nations  shall rush like the rushing of  many  waters:  but [God]  shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off, and  shall be chased as the chaff of the mountains before the wind, and like a rolling thing before the whirlwind. And behold at  eveningtide trouble;  [and]  before the morning he [is] not.  This  [is]  the portion of them that spoil us, and the lot of them that rob  us." (Isaiah 17:10-14)

But  to  believers: "We have also a more sure word  of  prophecy; whereunto  ye  do well that ye take heed, as unto  a  light  that shineth  in  a dark place, until the day dawn, and the  day  star arise in your hearts:" (2 Peter 1:19)

"For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness,  hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ." (2 Corinthians 4:6) "I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, [and] the bright and morning star." (Revelation 22:16)

"And  in  that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I  will  praise  thee: though  thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away,  and thou comfortedst me. Behold, God [is] my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH [is] my strength and [my] song; he also is become my salvation.

"Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. And in that day shall ye  say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his  doings among  the people, make mention that his name is  exalted.  Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this [is] known in all the earth. Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great [is] the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee."  (Isaiah 12:1-6)

"Now  unto  him  that is able to keep you from  falling,  and  to present  [you]  faultless before the presence of his  glory  with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Saviour, [be] glory  and majesty,  dominion  and power, both now and ever.  Amen." (Jude :24,25)

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