We learned yesterday that the mayhem we are experiencing originated from an over ambitious Cherub, who had decided to replace his Creator. Didn’t play out as planned because we discover that God Almighty gave him the royal heave-ho.
“How are you fallen from heaven shinning son of the dawn. Dispatched to the ground of the earth, O Lucifer? (cp. Isaiah 14:12a).
So here Lucifer is unseen but very much a part our world. The Apostle Peter had warned us about his devious ways. “Be sober, be vigilant, because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.” (cp, 1 Peter 5:8).
Now we know Lucifer is here and here’s an interesting discussion about his where about’s since his exit from heaven.
“Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan was among them. And the LORD said to Satan, ‘From where do you come?'” So Satan answered the LORD and said, “From going to and fro on the earth and walking back and forth on it.”
This discussion, as did the previous two centers around two words recorded in Colossians 1:16. which are the visible and invisible. This writer is very aware of those who occupy the visible and invisible realms of our stratosphere I have seen them, and have been helped by them. That is through the visible, as well, as through the invisible.
For this writer it was for the good, but obviously that isn’t always true for everyone, as noted by Peter. And from Satan’s presence before his arch enemy God Almighty.
If you read deeper into Job, you’ll discover that Satan made life miserable for Job. Because Satan insulted God concerning Job’s faithful relationship with his Creator. So God gave Satan permission to attack Job, but that he had to spare Job’s life. The unanswerable question do such occurrences play out today? This writer suggests they do. And it helps to understand, the craziness that surrounds us by various entities. Some good and others not so good. A curious mix of people serving as their hosts.
A sudden awareness came upon Jesus. It was powerful enough that it caused him to announce, “Most assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me. That generated a discussion among His disciples as to who the culprit was.
It turns out to have been, Judas Iscariot, one of the trusted twelve of the revolutionary Jesus Christ.
We have reason to suspect that Satan has extra ordinary powers. Some have labeled Satan as a masterful shape shifter. Scriptures share this account concerning the interest expressed by His disciples concerning His betrayer. Declaring it’ll be he whom I shall give a piece of bread when I have dipped it. Having dipped the bread He gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. Having consumed the bread, immediately Satan entered him. Then Jesus said to him what you do, do quickly! (cp. John 13:21-27).
Suggestive analysis: Indeed Satan is a masterful shape shifter through a dipped piece of bread. Satan enter Judas, and at the appropriate time Judas kissed Jesus on His cheek. And that was the signal for which one was Jesus. (cp. Matthew 26:47-50).
Very picturesque of Satan with the ability to select a host. And through his host reek intended havoc. What makes this so dangerous, is that the host may not be aware that he/she is the vehicle intended evil. And, evil wears many faces.
There you have it worlds visible and invisible. Both can become very dangerous, most try to pay attention to the dangers manifested through the visible. Because, visible dangers are everywhere to be seen and avoided
But not so with the invisible of the supernatural because many associate the invisible only with ones imagination. And if that imagination is to overt, then that suggests a mental illness. Even more so, when reliance is based upon Biblical grounds. And not doctrinal researches papers coming out of academia.
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