Origin, History, and
Destiny of Satan
Have any others
than the human family sinned?
God spared not
the angels that sinned. 2 Peter
What is the one led
the angels to sin called?
Depart from me,
ye cursed, into everlasting fire,
prepared for the devil and his
angels. Matthew 25:41.
Note He is also
called the dragon,
that old serpent,
12:9; Isaiah 14:12.)
Satans condition when created?
perfect in thy ways from the day that
thou was created, till iniquity was
found in thee. Ezekiel 28:15.
Note Under the
figure of the king of Tyrus the
prophet Ezekiel describes him thus:
Thou sealest up the sum, full
of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
Thou hast been in Eden the garden of
God; every precious stone was thy
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. Ezekiel 28: 12-14.
Thus, it was evident
that Satan was a high and exalted
angel before he fell a masterpiece of
wisdom and beauty. The reference to
his tabrets and
pipes probably means that
he led the angelic host in song. In
the earthy sanctuary, the covering
cherubim overshadowed the mercy seat.
(Exodus 25:16-22; Hebrews 9:3-5;
Cause of Satans
What unholy, ambitious
spirit led to Satans fall?
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. Isaiah 14:13,14.
Thine heart was lifted up
because of thy beauty, thou hast
corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy
brightness. Ezekiel 28:17.
What does Solomon
say precedes destruction and a fall?
before destruction, and a haughty
spirit before a fall. Proverbs
Under the figure of
the king of Babylon, how does the
prophet Isaiah describe Satans
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.
Why was Satan cast
from his high position?
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. Ezekiel 28:16.
Satan Cast Out
How is the conflict
And there was
war in heaven: Michael [Christ] 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. Revelation 12:7-9.
In what terms did
Christ refer to Satans fall?
I beheld Satan
as lightening fall from heaven.
In what figurative
terms did Peter describe the fate of
the rebellious angels?
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.
Satan Since The Fall
What has been the
character of Satan since the fall?
sinneth from the beginning. 1
Was the devil ever in
He was a
murderer from the beginning, and
abode not in the truth, because there
is no truth in him. John 8:44.
implies that Satan, once in the
truth, did not remain there.
What besides a
murderer did Christ say Satan is?
He is a liar,
and the father of it. Verse 44.
What did God tell Adam
and Eve would be the result if they
transgressed by partaking of the
surely die. Genesis 2:17.
What did Satan say to
Eve through the serpent?
Ye shall not
surely die. Genesis
Note This, as
far as the record shows, was the
first lie a direct denial of
the word of God. By persuading Eve to
accept and believe it, Satan led our
first parents to commit sin; as
the wages of sin is
death, by it, also, he caused
their death, and so became, in
reality, the first murderer. A lie,
therefore, is a twin brother to
murder, and one of the most hateful
things to God, the God of truth. (See
Proverbs 6:16-19; 12:19.) All
liars shall have their part in the
lake which burneth with fire and
brimstone. Revelation 21:8.
(See also Revelation 21:27; 22:15.)
What has been the
result of sins entrance into
By one man sin
entered into the world, and death by
sin; by one mans
disobedience many were made
sinners. Romans 5:12, 19.
The whole world lieth in
wickedness. 1 John 5:19.
In Adam all die. 1
When Christ came to
redeem man, what did Satan do?
He was there in
the wilderness forty days, tempted of
Satan. Mark 1:13. See also
How severely was
Christ during His earthy life tempted
[He was] touched
with the feeling of our infirmities;
but was in all points tempted like we
are, yet without sin. Hebrews
What has the church
suffered since the days of Christ?
And the dragon
[Satan] saw that he was cast unto the
earth, he persecuted the woman [the
church]. Revelation 12:13.
millions of the people of God have
been put to death under pagan and
papal persecutions, all of which have
been instigated by Satan.
Is the remnant church
to feel his wrath, and why?
And the dragon
was wroth with the woman, and went to
make war with the remnant of her
seed, which keep the commandments of
God, and the testimony of Jesus
Through what agency
will Satan cause deception in the
And I beheld
another beast coming up out of the
earth; and he
that dwell on the earth by means of
those miracles which he had power to
do in the sight of the beast.
Note This, we
understand, refers to spiritualistic
manifestations and miracles to be
wrought to fasten men in error and
What will influence
the nations to gather for the battle
of the day of God?
They are the
spirits of devils, working miracles
which go forth unto the kings of the
earth and of the whole world, to
gather them to the battle of that
great day of God Almighty.
Millennium And Doom
For how long is Satan
to be bound at the Second Advent?
laid hold on the dragon, that old
serpent, which is the Devil, and
Satan, and bound him for a thousand
years. Revelation 20:1,2.
What is to take place
at the close of the thousand years?
And when the
thousand years are expired, Satan
shall be loosed out of his prison,
and shall go out to deceive the
nations which are in the four
quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog,
to gather them together to
battle. Revelation 20: 7,8.
Satans evil career began in
rebellion against God in heaven, and
ends in rebellion against God on
What is the final fate
of Satan and his host?
the camp of the saints about, and the
beloved city: and fire came down from
God out of heaven, and devoured
them. Revelation 20:9.
Personal Defeat Or
How are Christians
warned against Satans hatred?
Be sober, be
vigilant; because the adversary the
devil, as a roaring lion, walketh
about, seeking whom he may devour;
whom resist steadfast in the
faith. 1 Peter 5:8,9.
Resist the devil, and he will
flee from you. James 4:7.
Why will men be
allowed to fall under the delusion of
received not the love of the truth
that they might be saved. And for
this cause God shall send them strong
delusion, that they should believe
the lie: that they might be damned
who believed not the truth, but had
pleasure in unrighteousness. 2
Why did Christ
partake of our nature?
as the children are partakers of
flesh and blood, he also himself
likewise took part of the same; that
through death he might destroy him
that had power of death, that is, the
devil. Hebrews 2:14.
What was Christs
weapon against Satan?
The Word of God.
It is written. (See
Note The Word
of God is the sword of the
Spirit. (Ephesians 6:17.) If
Christ met and vanquished the enemy
with this, so also may we.
Sin originated in the
heart of Lucifer, one of
heavens most exalted beings.
Through seductive influence and
traitorous insinuations, he enticed
1/3 of the heavenly host to join his
rebellion against God.
Confined to the prison
house of this desolate and
depopulated old world at the end of
time, Satan has a thousand years in
which to contemplate the ruinous
results of his rebellion against the
government of God. Satan and his evil
host will churn with extreme anxiety
over the redemptive phase of
Gods justice that will be