The Devil (Satan)

The Devil or Satan is a common figure in many religions as the source and perpetrator of evil doings.

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The Devil (Satan)

Who is Satan's general?

www.share-international.org/maitreya/Ma_main.htm

Maitreya is expected to arrive and give a "Day of Declaration" or "Interview" on national TV any day now. The Bible Codes describe him as a beast, a creature, even "Cain" which makes me think he's a DNA clone of Cain. He claims himself his body has been "manufactured" for earth because his real one is "alien." Now what's that tell you folks! He's also described in the codes as a coming educator, author, and lecturer. An Arab Sheik, he will consolidate Arab countries as his base of power such as Libya, Ethiopia, Kenya, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, and a few others most likely Lebanon and Syria as well. He's hypnotic and can hypnotize his audiences. He uses telepathy and channelling as forms of alternative communication. He will wage war against the Saints and those who reject his/Satan's global socialistic agenda on earth. He is the first beast of Revelation Chapter 13. He could die and return...watch for the charades...I see in the codes where the Orgone we make will kill many of his forces (already is) and is already causing UFOs to crash around the world. Watch for the deception where he comes, is destroyed, is considered the "evil Antichrist of the Bible" and now "Jesus" arrives with his "heavenly host" of Aliens dressed in white masquerading as angels with a tech-induced "heavenly glow.".

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Ghosts
The Devil (Satan)

Are ghosts really related to the Devil?

Ghosts are evil spirits (demons) pretending to be persons who have died. Their leader is the devil.

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Does Satan exist?

First of all, if God exists, it is possible that Satan exists, but if God does not exist, Satan is most unlikely to exist.

Satan entered post-Exilic Judaism as the 'adversary' but under the instructions of God, as we see in the Book of Job. In Christianity, Satan evolved to become the evil opponent of God, seeking to cause the faithful to deviate from righteousness and to destroy God's kingdom. Satan continued to evolve throughout much of the Middle Ages, at time as a figure of fun and sometimes with changes in how he exerts his wicked powers. He is now an essential part of Christian belief, but if you did not read about Satan in books you believe to be true you would have no reason to think that he exists.

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Can you make a deal with the devil in your sleep?

No, traditionally a signature is required.

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Who played the devil in legend?

Tim Curry

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When will the devil come to earth?

The devil is an invention of man's imagination. One evidence of this is that there is no 'devil' concept in Judaism, which holds Satan (the 'Adversary') to be the loyal assistant of God, tasked with proving the righteousness of the faithful. The devil came into existence as a doctrine of Christian faith, not as a real being. He is already here on earth in our imagination, but will never come to earth in any other form.

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The Devil (Satan)

Can you sell your soul to the devil?

You would not wish to sell your soul to the devil unless, first of all, you believe the devil exists, then believe that the devil has the power to offer something of value in return. The crazy thing is that someone who believes the devil exists also believes that nothing that could ever be offered in this life would be worth an eternal price. In other words, the very notion of selling one's soul is no more than a myth. Wikipedia says a deal with the devil is a cultural motif, best exemplified by the legend of Faust. Wikipedia explains, "The person offers his or her soul in exchange for diabolical favours. Those favours vary by the tale, but tend to include youth, knowledge, wealth, fame, or power."

In summary, it is only a Faustian myth that you can sell your soul to the devil.

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Is Satan the son of a jackal-fox?

no, Satan is a fallen Angel who defied God.

The Antichrist, is sometimes said to be the son of Satan and a Jackal.

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The Devil (Satan)

Does Lucifer have wings?

Many depictions of Satan show him with wings, often bat-like wings to ensure we think of him as unattractive. On the other hand, as the Jews did not even know about Satan until around 500 BCE, he probably does not really exist. If he does not exist, then he only has wings in our imagination.

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The Devil (Satan)

What did Satan do to God?

In Judaism, the Satan serves as God's loyal opposition, constantly criticizing God's plans and arguing against humanity. The Satan does not do anything other than what God demands of him.

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What is Satan's field called?

I would say that the best answer would be "sin". Essentially, Satan lives to lead people away from God by leading them to sin, thereby preventing them from going to Heaven.

Because people's sin prevent them from going to Heaven, God sent his son, Jesus, as a sacrifice to wipe away the sins of the world (John 3:16, among other verses) - all the person has to do is accept the gift of life and live as a disciple of Jesus, which is easy unless the person is still hanging onto their sin. Satan plays off of that, both creating other religions to lead people away from the truth and distorting the truth itself. Anything to drag as many people to hell with him as possible.

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Why does Satan has a winnowing fork?

The "Devil's Pitchfork" is actually a very ancient symbol predating Christianity by thousands of years. This symbol originated in the Far East.

It is known as the "TRISHUL" and symbolizes piercing through the three knots in the base, the heart and 6th chakras, also known as "granthis" in Sanskrit. For the serpent to ascend, all three must be open. The Trishul symbolizes the serpentine energy piercing through the three granthis.

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How do you sacrifice your soul to the devil?

by trading your personal sense of identity, self-worth, and/or morality for (the love of) monetary gain and/or popularity. Identity, self-worth, and morality are the principals that lead to spiritual, psychological, and emotional well being. Once you replace those with something someone else can give you, you lose a piece of yourself.
You cannot.

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The Devil (Satan)

What happened when Satan betrayed God?

Satan did not betray God so much as he disobeyed and rebelled against Him.

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What happens when you make a deal with the devil?

The devil does not really exist, so in reality you can never make a deal with him. Satan entered post-Exilic Judaism as the 'adversary' but under the instructions of God, tasked to test the righteousness of the faithful. In the Persian religion, Zoroastrianism, Angra Mainyu is the wholly malign adversary of the Persian god, Ahura Mazda. When this concept was adopted in Judaism after the Babylonian Exile, the Jews struggled with the notion of God having an opponent who could defy him. Deciding that this was not possible, the Jews adapted Satan to do God's bidding by challenging the faithful, as we see in the Book of Job.
In Christianity and then Islam, Satan evolved to become the evil opponent of God, seeking to cause the faithful to deviate from righteousness and to destroy God's kingdom. Presumably if you make contact with the devil you will be enticed to do his bidding, which is supposed to be to do evil, thereby consigning you to hell in the afterlife. But if you did not read about Satan in books you believe to be true you would have no reason to think that he exists. After all, why should we believe a being exists if we can not even decide whether he helps God or opposes him? No wonder medieval folk lore was able to insist that he could be tricked out of his side of the bargain.

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Did Satan tempt other worlds?

We now know there are many other worlds -- probably billions of them -- and that at least some of them must be able to support life. However, the residents of other planets in the universe will never have heard about Christianity or Christianity's devil. Satan does not exist there -- even on Earth he only exists in the imaginations of believers.

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Is Satan a female or male?

Angels and devils have no gender but are frequently portrayed as males.

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According to you if the devil exists would he fear God?

I believe the Devil and God are both real and yes I believe the Devil fears God.

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The Devil (Satan)

Are there any examples of people selling their soul to the Devil in the Bible?

Right from the start. Soon as you crack open the Bible it's tale upon tale of people losing a bit of their soul to the Devil...Don't open the Bible - learn a recipe instead ;)

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Heaven and Hell
The Devil (Satan)

Are Satan and Hell in the Qur'an?

Yes. Satan and hell are mentioned many times in the Qur'an.

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Christianity
The Devil (Satan)

What do Christians believe the purpose of evil is?

For this Christian, the framework for the existence of evil from a biblical perspective is as we are simply told in the Genesis account, God made everything good - with no presence of evil. Because He created man with moral freedom -with the ability to choose between good and evil, it was by deceit and temptation from the father of all evil - ha Satan - that evil/sin entered into this world. God did not create evil. He created us with free will. Its ultimate purpose is to lead as many as possible away from God and His promised gift of eternal life as a son or daughter in His spiritual family.


A perusal of the Scripture will consistently explain evil as rebellion against God and His way of selfless, outflowing love for others. In a word, God is giving. However, evil is self-absorbed and uncaring of others or said another way, it is the way of taking or getting - the way of Satan and what we call human nature (actually Satan's nature).


The Creator God of the Bible expresses the best way of life in His law of love, and evil is the violation of that law. Thus evil is synonymous with sin (see 1 John 3:4). One must clearly differentiate calamities - brought on by ourselves (most war, suffering, poverty, sickness) or allowed by God - is done as an act of love - at times testing His potential son/daughter of God.

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Is Undertaker a Satan Worshiper?

simply yes

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Why is the devil called old nick?

Satan entered post-Exilic Judaism as a loyal assistant of God, tasked with testing the righteousness of the faithful. In Christianity, Satan evolved to become the devil, now seeking to cause the faithful to deviate from righteousness and thus to destroy God's kingdom. He continued to evolve throughout much of the Middle Ages, at times portrayed in repulsive ways that served to heighten superstitious fear, but also as a figure of fun so as to alleviate the fear.
Although the appellation 'Nick' might be derived from the Dutch nikken ('devil'), the use of it in 'Old Nick' is part of the medieval attempt to show contempt for him and thus alleviate the constant fear that the Church sought to engender in order to keep the people away from temptation.

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The Devil (Satan)

Is there a devil and is he or it a human being?

only a concept

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According to the divinely revealed Truth of God, the Bible [John 17:17]; the "Devil" is real.

Jesus was tempted by him, and spoke both TO him in the biblical "temptation" account, and OF him to others. Satan was one of God's "innumerable company" of angels; originally an angel of great authority at the very throne of God in the third heaven, who led other angels to join him, and "sinned" when they made their "coup attempt" in heaven to usurp the authority of God the Father in heaven, in Satan's [also named Lucifer, and other names] attempt to MAKE HIMSELF THE SOVEREIGN GOD OVER THE UNIVERSE.

"...behold a Great Red Dragon... and his tail drew a THIRD PART OF THE STARS OF HEAVEN [God's Word symbolizes angels as STARS - see Rev.1:20]..." (Rev.12:3).

"And there was WAR IN HEAVEN: 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 [for them]. 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." (Rev.12:7-9)

If you're familiar with the Scriptures, you've read in the gospels [Matthew, Mark, Luke and John] how Jesus was constantly "casting out unclean spirits" or "demons" from people. Well, in time those people died... but SPIRIT BEINGS, or ANGELS, DON'T DIE: and these "angels that sinned" that were "cast down to the earth" have continued to possess, and influence, otherwise GUIDE the subsequent generations of man to THIS DAY.

One of those influences on mankind that the "demons" have had is found in the false religions they have caused man to come to "believe in." One belief of which is that of "going to heaven" -- that place that they tried to take over from God in the beginning. The concept of "going to heaven" was SATAN'S DESIRE. It was NEVER a promise God made to man.

Jesus clearly reveals that NO MAN HAS GONE TO THE THIRD HEAVEN of His Father's throne, except FOR HIMSELF who CAME FROM THERE (see John 3:13). And the closest Scripture you can find that says "go to heaven" is THE DEVIL SAYING IT!

"For thou hast said IN THINE HEART, I WILL ASCEND INTO HEAVEN... I WILL ASCEND ABOVE THE HEIGHTS OF THE CLOUDS; I will BE LIKE THE MOST HIGH [or I WILL BE GOD! ]..." (Isa.14:13-14).

It's not just the "Devil" who is very real... but the ONE THIRD OF GOD'S "innumerable company of" ANGELS [Heb.12:22] populate this world with him... which the TWO PEOPLE whom God made in His image in the beginning [the MALE and the FEMALE made He them] chose to worship and obey instead of their Creator. This event set the generations of mankind on their deceptive life's journey under the misguiding influence, teachings, and ways of Satan; that has landed our generation here in this confused, hate-filled, sin-sick world today. A journey that is rapidly coming to its conclusion toward the LAST GREAT DAY of God's plan of Salvation for man and the world -- JUDGMENT DAY. The Day when all of man's works over the generations will be measured against the written Word of God... as well as the works of "THE DEVIL and THE ANGELS THAT SINNED!"

"For if God spared not THE ANGELS THAT SINNED, but cast them down to hell [tartarus: a spiritual condition of restraint], and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be RESERVED UNTO JUDGMENT..." (II Peter 2:4).

"And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, He hath RESERVED in everlasting chains under darkness unto THE JUDGMENT OF THE GREAT DAY." (Jude 1:6)

The Devil and his demons are alive and well and living in the hearts and minds of men everywhere! "

"Why do you not understand My speech? Even because YE CANNOT HEAR MY WORD. Ye are of YOUR FATHER THE DEVIL, and the lusts of your father YE WILL DO. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the Truth, because THERE IS NO TRUTH IN HIM. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for HE IS A LIAR, and THE FATHER OF IT. And because I TELL YOU THE TRUTH, ye believe Me not." (John 8:44-45)

The "Devil" [along with his demonic army] is very real; living and active in the world; LIVING IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF MEN.

[[ step back a moment and take a gander at an overview of the world and its Satan-owned governments. "...the Devil... shewed unto Him {Jesus} ALL THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD in a moment of time. And the Devil said unto Him, 'ALL THIS POWER WILL I GIVE THEE, and THE GLORY OF THEM: for THAT IS DELIVERED UNTO ME...'"

-- Adam and Eve, to whom God gave the sovereignty of the world in the beginning handed it all over to the SERPENT, along with all of its future government systems --

"...'for that is delivered unto me; and to WHOMSOEVER I WILL GIVE IT {the power of human government}. If thou therefore wilt worship me, ALL SHALL BE THINE.'" -- Luke 4:5-6]]

But the world that's deceived by the Devil, is very confused by him, as well as ignorant OF him. Some don't believe in him... some do. Some worship him... some don't. But God's Word of Truth reveals that Satan will ultimately give A MAN all of his power in the near future to rule over man's last attempt at ONE-WORLD GOVERNMENT. And it will be IN HIM that the world will believe:

"...and THE DRAGON GAVE HIM [a future man called the BEAST --- not the Antichrist --- as this deceived world calls him --- in God's prophecies] HIS POWER, and his seat, and GREAT AUTHORITY... and ALL THE WORLD wondered after THE BEAST. And they WORSHIPPED THE DRAGON which GAVE POWER UNTO THE BEAST: and they WORSHIPPED THE BEAST..." (Rev.13:2-4).

God's Word provides quite a bit of detail regarding this "concept" of the "Devil." Along with the "concept" of Jesus, who speaks in matter-of-fact terms ABOUT him... as well as being quoted as speaking directly WITH him.

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