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Destiny of Satan
others than the human family sinned?
"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.
the name of him who led them to sin?
"Depart from Me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, pre- pared for
the Devil and his angels." Matt. 25:41.
known by any other name?
"And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the
Devil and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world." Rev. 12:9.
his abode before he fell?
"And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from
heaven." Luke 10:18.
his position in heaven?
"Thou are 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." Eze. 28:14.
his condition when created?
"Thou wast perfect in
thy ways from the day that thou was created, till iniquity was found in
thee." Eze. 28:15.
Why was he
cast from his high position?
"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." Eze. 28:16.
the cherubim placed in the earthly sanctuary erected by Moses?
"And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the
holiest of all; which had the golden censer, and the ark of the
covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot
that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the
covenant; and over it the cherubim of glory shadowing [covering] the
mercy seat." Heb. 9:3-5 (Ex. 25:16-22).
was this sanctuary a pattern?
"It was therefore necessary that the patterns of things in the
heavens should be purified with these." Heb. 9:23; 8:1-5.
Is there a
temple in heaven, containing the ark of the testament, or covenant?
"And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in
His temple the ark of His testament." Rev. 11:19.
earthly sanctuary, where did God dwell by the symbol of His presence?
"I will commune with thee from above the mercy-seat, from between
the two cherubim which are upon the ark of the testimony, of all
things which I will give thee in commandment unto the children of
Israel." Ex. 25:22.
God's throne in heaven?
"'The Lord reigneth: let the people tremble: he sitteth
between the cherubim; let the earth be moved." Ps. 99:1.
out of the mountain of God, to what place was Satan banished, to be kept
till the judgment?
"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.
been the character of Satan ever since he has had access to this world?
"He that committeth sin is of the Devil; for the Devil sinneth
from the beginning." 1 John 3:8.
ever in the truth?
"Ye are of your father the Devil, and the lusts of your father ye
will do; he was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the
truth." John 8:44.
the only "beginning" of which we have any knowledge?
"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."
been the result of Satan's bringing sin into the world through our first
"And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in
wickedness." 1 John 5:19.
Christ came to redeem the world, what did Satan do to Him?
"And immediately the Spirit driveth Him into the wilderness. And
He was there in the wilderness forty days tempted of Satan; and was with
the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto Him." Mark 1:12, 13.
See also Matt. 4:1-11.
severely was Christ tempted?
"For we have not a High Priest which cannot be touched with the
feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we
are, yet without sin." Heb. 4:15.
church suffered persecution since the days of Christ?
"And when the dragon [Satan. verse 9] saw that he was cast unto
the earth, he persecuted the woman [the church] ." Rev. 12:13.
NOTE. - Many millions
of the people of God have been put to death since the Christian era by
papists, to say nothing of those who suffered martyrdom at the hands of
pagan persecutors. See "Buck's Theological Dictionary," and any
commentary or church history. See also reading on "A Remarkable
Symbol." page 146.
last, or remnant, church 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 have the testimony of Jesus Christ."
he deceive men in the closing work of the gospel?
"And 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." Rev. 13:14.
be the tendency of this work?
"For 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." Rev.
men be thus allowed to fall under the delusion of Satan?
"They 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 a lie, that they all might be damned who believed not
the truth, but had pleasure in un. righteousness." 2 Thess. 2:10-12.
be his last work?
"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, the number of whom is as the sand of the sea." Rev. 20:7, 8.
and his host compass the camp of the saints, what will take place?
"And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the
camp of the saints about, and the beloved city; and fire came down from
God out of heaven, and devoured them." Rev. 20:9.
will he finally meet?
"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
anymore." Eze. 28:18, 19; Heb. 2:14.
exhortation is given to Christians in view of Satan's hatred of them?
"Be sober, be vigilant; because your 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.