How did your Lucifer, who was at one time an angel of light, come to sin? There was no other devil to tempt him. He was in perfectly good society -- in the company of your God. All of his associates were perfect. How did he fall? Why was your God so unpopular? Why were the angels so bad? Did your God create those angels, knowing that they would rebel? Did he deliberately sow the seeds of discord in heaven, knowing that he would cast them into the lake of eternal fire -- knowing that for them he would create the eternal prison, whose dungeons would echo forever the sobs and shrieks of endless pain?
Satan desired to be God, to essentially “kick God off His throne” and take over the rule of the universe. Satan wanted to be God, and interestingly enough, that is what Satan tempted Adam and Eve with in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3:1-5).
First of all, none of these verses say that the tempter in the garden was anything but a "serpent". Not Satan. Not Lucifer. A SERPENT. Second, where is the verse that even INDICATES that Lucifer and Satan are the same person? Satan is still in heaven in the book of Job. I think it's one of the epistles of Paul that speaks of the angel Lucifer being cast down--but nothing about Satan suffering this fate. Come on. You're a missionary wife. Do some enlightening instead of just empty preaching!
Answer by witchqueen at 5:46 PM on Aug. 26, 2010
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Answer by missionarywifey at 2:57 PM on Aug. 24, 2010
Maybe god screwed up when he created Lucifer? Maybe he was defected? IDK...I don't believe in any of it, so it's hard to say. People say that God is a jealous god, so obviously, their god must have some insecurities, which means he is not perfect. I was always told that the scripture in the bible that says god is jealous, is actually a mistranslation. I read that the oldest text that still exists today, says in the bible that god is ZEALOUS...not jealous. Like most of the bible, i believe it's been changed to suit what people want to preach. If god is jealous, then this puts fear in people to worship him OR ELSE! I would never worship a jealous god. In Hinduism, god loves humanity too much to be jealous, or cast people to hell.
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