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Did God make the devil?

Thomas J. Maloy

Did God make the devil?

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Published by Press of J. Langellier in Emporia, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Devil -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Thomas J. Maloy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT980 .M26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240, [1] p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL244819M
    LC Control Numberc 98000089

    In mainstream Christianity, the Devil (or Satan) is a fallen angel who rebelled against was expelled from Heaven and sent to Earth. The Devil is often identified as the serpent in the Garden of Eden, whose persuasions led to the situation that Christian doctrine calls original sin and for which it sees Redemption by Jesus Christ as the cure. He is also identified as the accuser of. The devil talks to GOD, and GOD talks back to him. 1. GOD sometimes answers his prayers (requests), as in the case of Job. For you deceived people today who don’t believe anyone is perfect, GOD said that Job was perfect and upright, one that feared GOD, and . God didn’t make the devil. He created the angel Lucifer who later of his own free will made himself into the devil by opposing the will of God. Just as Genesis tells us that God created everything inherently good, it was after that humans and some angels became evil of their own free choice. III. (1) Now the serpent Literally, And. The Hebrew language, however, is very poor in particles, and the intended contrast would be made plainer by rendering "Now they were both naked (arumim) but the serpent was subtil (arum), more than every beast of the field."This quality of the serpent was in itself innocent, and even admirable, and accordingly the LXX. translate prudent; but it.


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Did God make the devil? by Thomas J. Maloy Download PDF EPUB FB2

God will deal with the devil for his sin, for tempting others to sin, and for hurting and destroying the people God loves. Note: It is not possible to adequately describe the anguish God will feel when Satan, His own creation, is cast into this fire.

They said they’d invite him back—but they never did. Your friend is wrong, of course; God is not responsible for the evil in the world—not at all. God is holy and absolutely pure, and Satan alone was responsible for his rebellion against God. Neither can we blame God for our own evil deeds; we alone are responsible for our sins.

In the book of Job, as best as I can see, God ruined Job's life over a bet (Job).People and livestock who weren't even involved died (Job ).Moreover, God literally made this. And that question is: “Why did God make ‘devil’?” Since there’s only one Creator, and all things were created by Him, then He, and He alone, is The Maker of His adversary, “The Devil.

In my last post I looked at the account of the Fall of man. The book of Genesis records Satan (which means ‘accuser’) in the guise of a serpent orchestrating this tragedy. But this raises an important question: Why would God create a ‘bad’ devil (which means ‘adversary’) to corrupt His good creation.

Lucifer – Continue reading "Why did God create a Devil?". God did not make a deal with the Devil as you think He doesnt make deals with the Devil Satan was just doing his job, Did God make the devil?

book He sinned and was kicked out, He was on the hunt like always. and God told Him not to touch job's soul since God has power over the soul satan was just doing what he did best, is all, that was all he could do. The Bible shows that God did not create the Devil. Instead, He created the person who became the Devil.

Regarding God, Did God make the devil? book Bible says: “Perfect is his activity, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness, with whom there is no injustice; righteous and upright is he.” (Deuteronomy ) From that statement, we can conclude that. God did not directly create the devil.

Did God make the devil? book was Lucifer who made and brought evil into an otherwise perfect universe (John ). He then promulgated, to other angels, the same deceptions and lies he believed. The Eternal, however, is ultimately responsible for his creation.

First, we should understand that knowing Satan would rebel is not the same thing as making Satan rebel. The angel Lucifer had a free will and made his own choices. God did not create Lucifer as the devil; He created him good (Genesis ).

In trying to understand why God created Satan, knowing he would rebel, we should also consider the. The Devil make more appearances in the Bible, especially in the New Testament. Jesus and many of his apostles warned people to stay alert for. The Bible doesn’t spell out all of God’s reasons for creating Satan, but it is important to remember that everything God created was initially “very good” (Gen.

), and things only went wrong when the devil rebelled against his Creator (sometime shortly after the creation week, not before as many believe), and then human beings. The devil is the leader of fallen angels, as you will find in a number of places (John ; Matt. ; ; Rev. ).In 2 Corinthians the devil is called "the god of this world." He is the king or the prince of the evil world that we live in today.

Addressing the issue of the creation of the Devil and demons. Addressing the issue of the creation of the Devil and demons. Why Would God Make Me a Lesbian. Question: "Was it unfair for God to allow Job to suffer over what was basically an argument between God and Satan?" Answer: A surface reading of the book of Job usually evokes a reaction such as “Why is God making a ‘bet’ with the devil.

God is being unfair to Job!”. But is there a devil. According to most Christians the Bible is supposed to teach that the devil is "the god of this world." Did God create a devil. What does the Bible actually teach.

To find out, let's look back to the very beginning. Open your Bible to Genesis "In the beginning God. To understand Satan’s origin, we must go far back in time, before man existed. Genesis Genesis In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

American King James Version × tells us that “in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” However, as is usually the case, the Bible doesn’t tell the whole story in one or even several verses. The meaning of the Book of Job is found in God’s and Satan’s conversation in Heaven.

You must understand who God is and who Satan is, what they know, and what their motivation is. Satan, the thief, has come to kill, steal, and destroy (John ), and walks around like a roaring lion looking for people to devour (1Pet ). The spreading coronavirus is certainly a foreshadowing of the plagues of the book of Revelation.

Let’s look at how this pandemic could be a foreshadowing of the End Times and last days, and how. “Since the devil was given life by God and had a divine purpose for his existence, then the ultimate good of God would be manifested in his reason for making a devil,” Min.

Farrakhan explained. The story of Lucifer’s fall is described in two key Old Testament chapters—Ezekiel 28 and Isaiah Let’s briefly look at both of these. It would seem from the context of Ezekiel 28 that the first ten verses of this chapter are dealing with a human leader.

Then, starting in verse 11 and on through ve Lucifer is the focus of : Dr. Ron Rhodes. The Story of Job- God's Bet With the Devil. Discussion in 'Biblical Debates' started by NeoSeeker, outside of and before time, as thoughts, seeds of the Eternal One, the book of Job has a much deeper revelation that simply "faith and patience will.

The noun satan, Hebrew for “adversary” or “accuser,” occurs nine times in the Hebrew Bible: five times to describe a human military, political or legal opponent, and four times with reference to a divine Numb the prophet Balaam, hired to curse the Israelites, is stopped by a messenger from Israel’s God YHWH, described as “the satan” acting on God’s behalf.

He did not. He held them captive in Tartarus [the term in Greek mythology to indicate the place of punishment in the underworld]â¦" (2 Pt ). John added, "The man who sins belongs to the devil, because the devil is a sinner from the beginning" (1 Jn ).

In sum, God created the devil as good, God punished him for his sin, and God. God did create the devil, but not as he is today. The Bible, which is the Word of God, so states; and that is sufficient and final.

Where is the man or woman into whose mind has not come the question, Why. According to the Bible, the devil is a being, a person, a spirit.

He is not a myth. He is a. * God did not create the Devil * He created the person who became the Devil Regarding God, the Bible says: “Perfect is his activity, for all his ways are justice.

A God of faithfulness, with whom there is no injustice; righteous and upright is he. Pt Why Did God Make Devil. (1) Min. Louis Farrakhan: The Time & What Must Be Done - Duration: Final Call Newsviews. To recap: God is not trapped in an either/or dilemma.

God is not “evil” for having created, because in the end, he treats his creation fairly, giving each what he or she deserves. Since he values free will enough to have given it to us, he apparently intends to make that gift real by allowing some to reject him. Likewise, God is not lacking.

God didn't make a "bet" with Satan. The entire saga of Job and his family and friends was planned beforehand by God, and He just used Satan as an active participant and the chief antagonist. There is no indication at all that Job's children and servants were "good followers" of God.

After reading God’s words, I felt as if a big stone had been moved away from my heart. My puzzle was finally solved. It turned out: Before God, Job was perfect and upright and he feared God and shunned evil. However, Satan accused him in every possible way. God knew well that Job could withstand Satan’s temptations and stand witness for Him.

The Bible doesn’t tell us exactly why God created the angelic being who would one day become the one it calls Satan (which means “Adversary”—a vivid description of his purpose). It does, however, hint to us that this powerful angel—to whom God had given great authority—became filled with pride, and one day before time began he.

Martin Luther once said, “Even the Devil is God’s devil.” So while this is a book about Satan, it is even more about God’s sovereign power over him. Read it for /5(47). Not God, but Satan. We know this because the next verse says, “Satan afflicted Job with painful sores from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head” (Job ).

Satan made Job sick. Satan is not God. This is kiddy-level theology, yet many grown-ups don’t get it. They stop reading at verse six and conclude that God robbed Job and.

Why Did God Allow Job to Suffer. To Prove a Point to Satan. Why did God allow Job to suffer. Why did God allow Satan to harm Job's health and wealth. Was it all merely to prove a point. The Book of Job is a very interesting book in the Bible. Job is described as an upright man who follows God's commands, and is "blameless" in God's eyes.

The word "blameless" doesn't mean sinless, but rather. DID GOD CREATE A DEVIL. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Publisher Not Specified. Genesis 3 New International Version (NIV) The Fall. 3 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’.

” 2 The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, 3 but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the. Frequently it is alleged, however, that ultimately God is responsible for “evil” — for had he not created angels and men, the evil they have generated would not exist.

The logic employed in this objection is flawed, and the critic who makes it will scarcely stay with it in a consistent manner. Where Did Satan Come From. arising out of the notion that a good god could not be responsible for bad things." The story previously said that Job was the only Hebrew book with a devil-like.

Just because God knows what will happen doesn't mean that the person (or angel) isn't free to make choices. Satan freely chose to rebel against God. God knew this would happen. Nevertheless, let me offer some possible reasons why God would create Satan even though He knew he would fall and rebel.

How do people really know that god is more powerful than the to me the devil is more powerful these days no offense even though id prefer to follow god but im speaking truth Reply Jack Wellman Septem at am. What do Christians believe. 1) God Created it: Did God create the Covid virus.

If so, why. Did God feel that we were not suffering enough from Leukemia and Ebola and the existing viruses. Why do you think he created a new one. Why did he feel the need to infectpeople with a horrific virus that has killed 2. The Bible opens not with the beginning of evil, but with the presence of unexplained evil.

Man is created innocent, and the serpent is already there. The serpent is deceitful and manifestly opposed to the God of creation. That is where the Bible begins. As far as I can see, no explanation is offered in the Bible for how Satan became evil. I. Yet, we see throughout Scripture that God turns the tables on evil and Satan.

The biggest evidence of this is the death and resurrection of Christ. Through Christ’s atoning work on the cross and the faith that unites us to Him, we are set free from the deserved wrath of God and the dominion of .God's Connection to Sin and Evil: When it comes to the origin of sin and evil the Bible rejects monism—God is the originator of both good and evil; and dualism—good and evil are two eternal principles that have been fighting each other eternally.

The Bible offers a modified dualism that denies the eternal nature of sin and evil by affirming.