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MYSTERY OF THE AGES
and emotionally excitable beats-unhappy, discour–
aged moods. Think of all the supreme talent, ability
and potential in a being created with such capacities.
And all perverted! All gone sour-all dissipated,
turned to hatred, destruction, hopelessness!
Yet, take courage. The awesome human potential,
if we care enough about it to
resist
Satan's wiles and
evils and discouragements and to persevere in
God's
way,
is infinitely superior and higher than Lucifer's–
even as created,
before
he turned to rebellion and
iniquity!
But continuing the particular revelation of this
crucially important missing dimension in knowledge:
"Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have
set thee so," says God of this Lucifer. This takes us back
to the 25th chapter of Exodus, where God gave Moses
the pattern for the ark of the covenant. The description
begins with verse 10, and verses 18-20 show, in the
material pattern, the two cherubs who were stationed at
each end of the very throne of God in heaven-the
throne of the government of God over the entire
universe. The wings of the two cherubs covered the
throne of God.
Trained at Universe Headquarters
This Lucifer, then, had been stationed at the very
throne of God. He was trained and experienced in the
administration of the government of God. God chose
such a being, well-experienced and trained, to be the
king ruling the government of God over the angels who
inhabited the whole earth.
Continue: " ... thou wast upon the holy mountain
of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of
the stones of fire." This is not talking about any human
being. But continue: "Thou wast perfect in thy
ways
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