"Satan is irrelevant and has been since the resurrection. If I'm tempted, God is tempting me for a reason. ... Didn't Satan first need permission from God to tempt Job? Does he not need the same permission to tempt me? So if I am being tempted I can reasonably draw the conclusion that God allowed that temptation for a reason." Is This True? ...
Of course, we cannot be dogmatic about this, but we can infer from the Scriptures and draw a conclusion based on reason and logic that neither Satan nor his demon rebels can read our thoughts. Take a moment and consider the descriptive names ascribed to Satan. He is called [Heb. sa·tan′; Gr. sa·ta·nas′] translated Satan... Continue Reading →
Satan and his demons have the world of mankind in their control to the point that Jesus could say, “the whole world lies in the power of the evil one [i.e., Satan].” (1 John 5:19) The apostle Paul writes, 2 Corinthians 4:3-4 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled... Continue Reading →
When God first create the angels, they were all good, including the one we refer to now as Satan the Devil, as well as the demons. One angel, AKA Satan the Devil, thought too much of himself and started craving the worship God received. Likely, he reasoned, God already has an untold number of angels... Continue Reading →
This Blog Article is by Louis Matthews Sweet but it has been updated, corrected and Expanded upon by Edward D. Andrews. The word daimon or daimonion seems originally to have had two closely related meanings; a deity, and a spirit, superhuman but not supernatural. In the former sense the term occurs in the Septuagint translation of Deut.... Continue Reading →
This Blog Article is by Louis Matthews Sweet but it has been updated, corrected and Expanded upon by Edward D. Andrews. Definition. A created but superhuman, personal, evil, world-power, represented in Scripture as the adversary both of God and men. Scriptural Facts concerning Satan. Names of Satan: The most important of these are the Hebrew... Continue Reading →
James 2:19 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 19 You believe that God is one. You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder. The Bible difficulty here is that the Bible says that for one to receive salvation, they must “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved.” (Ac 16:31) Also, John3:16 says, “everyone... Continue Reading →
Living in the modern scientific-minded world of the 21st-century, most no longer believe in wicked spirit forces, demons. The truth of the matter is if such spirit creatures exist, their belief in them is irrelevant, and the effect is felt by every living person on earth. Even for those of us, who accept the demons... Continue Reading →