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Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits
Michael 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." And also Daniel12:1-2: "And
at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince
which standeth for the children of thy people: and
there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was
since there was a nation even to that same time: and
at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one
that shall be found written in the book. And many of
them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake,
some to everlasting life, and some to shame and
everlasting contempt."
Satan's rebel rule was
NOT
a government based
upon the principle of love-of giving, of outgoing
concern for the good of others, but based on
SELF–
CENTEREDNESS,
on vanity, lust and greed, on envy,
jealousy, the spirit of competition, hatred, violence and
destruction, on darkness and error, instead of light and
truth, on ugliness instead of beauty.
Notice here, once again, the principle of duality.
Isaiah 14:12-14 applies to a time prior to the creation of
the first human, Adam. But in Revelation 12:7 and in
Daniel 12:1 Satan at the end of the 6,000 years allotted
to his rule on earth's throne, tries once again to seize
God's throne in heaven.
Lucifer a Created Being
Look now at the other biblical passage describing this
supreme angelic creation of God, in Ezekiel 28.
Actually, the entire concept in Ezekiel 26 speaks of
the ancient great commercial city of Tyre. It was the
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