you deceived about
what Satan's gross sin was
during the first earth age?
read that when Satan (Lucifer) was created,
he was perfect but he became evil.
Here's what caused him to become evil:
Ezekiel 28:12 Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him,
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
 Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God;
[13 ... continued] every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
First we see that Satan was created just like everyone else.
But, we also see that a "workmanship" was also prepared for him.
What in the world is that?
Here's the definition of the Hebrew word "workmanship".
mela'kah, mel-aw-kaw', Hebrew 4399; from the same as Hebrew 4397 (mal'ak);properly deputyship, i.e. ministry; generally employment (never servile) or work (abstract or concrete); also property (as the result of labor) :- business, + cattle, + industrious, occupation, (+ -pied), + officer, thing (made), use, (manner of) work ([-man], -manship). Lucifer was given a very important duty or position in the first earth age.
He was a priest!
No, you say, you never heard such a thing!
Notice in verse 13 that "every precious stone" adorned him.
This means that Satan wore the "Breastplate of a Priest of God",
a very high position indeed!
Yes, and verse 14 will show he was "anointed" to this position by our Father.
But then we find out that Satan has a problem.
Ezekiel 28:16 By the multitude of thy merchandise
they have filled the midst of thee with violence,
seems he loved THINGS and MONEY!
Isn't that a surprise?
Have you ever heard of a priest or a minister
or a government official who has been corrupted by money?
Now we know where their greed comes from!
Editors Note: We did not say all priests, all ministers, or all government officials.
and thou hast sinned:
chat*a', khaw-taw', Hebrew 2398; a primitive root; properly to miss; hence (figurative and general) to sin; by inference to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causative) lead astray, condemn :- bear the blame, cleanse, commit [sin], by fault, harm he hath done, loss, miss, (make) offend (-er), offer for sin, purge, purify (self), make reconciliation, (cause, make) sin (-ful, -ness), trespass.
see, Rev. 12:4 declares that Satan drew the third part of God's children
away from God,
and caused them to fall to the earth,
which is a figure of speech meaning he caused them to "fall" from "tamiym", perfection,
from the good graces of our Father and from listening to and following Him!
Satan "sinned". He led a third of God's children astray!
Rev. 12:4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth:
was our loving Father to do?
A third of us followed Satan's evil lead, should he destroy a third of his children?
Let's read the rest of Ezekiel 28:16
Ezekiel 28:16 [..continued] 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 28:17 Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty,
thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness:
I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
has not carried out this sentence just yet.
It will be done during the Millennium,
at the end of this 2nd earth age,
when he is cast into the pit
and everyone who walks by will "look down" on him
and see him as the "scum" he really is.
read about it in Isaiah
Isaiah 14:12-16 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!
you notice that???
There were nations back then in the first earth age,
and there are nations now in this earth age,
and there will be nations in the eternity (Rev. 21).
 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven,
wanted to completely take over!
He wanted to be God!
It reminds me of today's politicians and the "New World Order"!
 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
 They that see thee shall narrowly look upon thee, and consider thee, saying,
Is this the man that made the earth to tremble, that did shake kingdoms;
Ezekiel 28:18 Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
Ezekiel 28:19 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
can (and should) assume that you have
previously been mislead about Satan
and are or might be deceived.
Matthew 24:5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
Unfortunately, many preachers today, claiming to speak in Christ's name, don't speak of God or His Word the things that are right!
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