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Summary: Basic Biblical teaching on the reality and existence of Satan

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Satan Demons and the Spiritual Realm

- We have an enemy

- We would never believe before 9/11 a plane would be used as a bomb

- America does not believe we have an enemy

The Harris Poll

- 48% believe Invasion of Iraq strengthen war on terror

- 36% Iraq had weapons of mass destruction

- Al Qaeda is not out to destroy us

Barna Research & Born Again

- 2001 58 % Say that Satan is not a living being but a symbol of evil

- 2004 Went up to 60%

- 2001 45% Say Satan does not exist

- 2004 - Went up to 50%

Chinese Sun Tzu THE ART OF WAR

- The oldest military manual in the world

400-320 B.C

• If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.

• If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat.

• If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.

- Bible never proves existence of Satan

- Ezk 28:13-19

Who Was Satan?

1. Satan is Created - v.13

- Satan is not equal with God

- He is a finite

- He is not everywhere

- He does not know everything

- He is subject to God

2. Satan Was A Cherub - v.14

- Cherub highest of Angels

- Meaning Guardian of Holiness

Ark of Covenant

- Powerful

- Able to deceive

3. Satan Was Beautiful - v.13

Lucifer- Radiant Light

- Covered in gems

- Attractive

4. Satan Gifted in Music - v.13

- Latest modern Translations do not include this

-Tabrets Tambourine or small drum

- Pipes wind instruments

- Music 1st mentioned in Bible - Jubel - Gen 4.21

- Descendant from Cane - the ungodly line

- Music can praise or pervert

What Caused Satan To Fall

1. Sin - Ezk 28:13

Lk 10:18 And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven

Ezk 28:15 - Created perfect

2. Rebellions Lead to His Destruction

Reared it’s head in pride - Ezk . 28:17

Is 14:12-15 – I will’s

3. Wanted to Replace God

Is 14:13-14

- Weaken the nations Is 14:12

- America is doing this

- Don’t want God - on our money, in our Court

House, in our Schools, in our music, in our speech

When Did Satan Fall?

- Fell before garden - Ezk 28:12

Gen 3:1 Serpent is Satan in the Garden

- Rev. 12:9, Rev. 20:2 Called “that old serpent”

1. Gap Theory

Between Gen 1:1 & 1:2 a disaster earth ruined

At v. 3 a re-creation - making evolution fit

2. Theory 2

Satan Fell between Gen 1:2 & Gen 1:3

Theory 3

Some time after Creation Gen 1:31 & Gen 2:1

Ex. 20:11 Col 1:16 Neh 9:6

- Satan Fell to earth

- The Battle Field is here

Names of Satan

Prince of the demons

- Learn a lot about a person by their name

- Satan has 3 main names

Lucifer - Is. 14:12 - Light Barer, Shining One

Morning Star

Satan - Accuser, Adversary, 1st time 1Chron 21:1

Real time with Job Ch. 1 & 2

NT Devil - Mt 4:1- Slander, Accusing falsely

Bring us up to God to destroy us

Rev. 9:11 - Angel of the bottomless pit

Abbaddon Heb. - Ruin, Destruction, Death

Apollyon Gk- Destroyer

Beelzebub Mt.12:24- Lord of the flies (house)

or Prince of evil spirits

Other Names – Liar & Father of Lies - Jn 8:44

Dragon - Rev. 12:3

God of this World - 2 Cor 4:4

Unclean Spirit - Mt 12:43


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