Our Beliefs: Satan and Demons


Originally created as a covering cherub and given great powers and beauty, the angel known as Satan the Devil became transformed into the Adversary through pride, leading him into rebellion against the government of God. From the angels first estate here on earth, he led one-third of his fellows to attack God in heaven, who cast them down to earth in defeat where they remain restrained to this day. As the god of this world and man's mortal enemy, Satan now uses his power and beauty to deceive all of mankind. He and his demons, though they have already been defeated and their fate is sealed, are doing all they can to frustrate God's purpose for man.

Scripture References:
Ezekiel 28:14-17;   Isaiah 14:12-15;   Jude 6;   II Peter 2:4;   II Corinthians 4:4;   Revelation 12:4, 9;   Luke 22:31;   Ephesians 6:12;   Jude 13;   Revelation 20:10;  

Additional Reading:
The Adversary
Satan (Part 1)
Holy Days: Atonement
Did God Create a Devil?
Pride, Contention, and Unity
Basic Doctrines: Satan's Origin and Destiny
Stalked by Satan
The First Prophecy (Part One)
The Great Conspiracy
Should a Christian Play Devil's Advocate?
The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Two Demon-Possessed Men Healed (Part One)
The Miracles of Jesus Christ: Exorcism in the Synagogue



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