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Satan was allowed to set up his own kingdom in Hell and to send out devils to prowl the earth for converts.
Satan is believed to have many powers, among them the power to manifest himself in human or animal form.
What drives the terrorist or ethnic cleanser today to their abominations, or the witch hunters to their destruction of families, seems to be the same forces that drove the pious enforcers of the Inquisitions.
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  Satan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Satan is also commonly known as the Devil, the "Prince of Darkness," Beelzebub, Belial, Lucifer, and Mephistopheles.
Satan is to be better understood as an "accuser" or "adversary".
The story depicts Satan as trapped waist-deep in the frozen lakes of hell, relentlessly beating his six enormous wings as he tries to break free from the ice but the icy-cold winds thus generated strengthen even more the ice's hold on him and everyone else in the ninth circle of hell.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - SATAN:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Satan and his host are mentioned comparatively seldom in the Talmud and Midrash, although the material on this subject is not without importance.
If Satan does not attain his purpose, as was the case in his temptation of Job, he feels great sorrow (B. 16a); and it was a terrible blow to him, as the representative of moral evil, that the Torah, the incarnation of moral good, should be given to Israel.
Satan was mentioned in the liturgy at an early period, as in the daily morning prayer and in the Blessing of the New Moon; and his name has naturally occurred in amulets and incantations down to the present day.
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Satan fell first at the point of negative volition toward the sovereignty of God, during the five "I Will's"; Isa.
Satan's second fall will occur at the middle of the Tribulation when he is denied access to Heaven.
Satan also promotes heavily in the area of mental attitude sins such as fear, worry, bitterness, desires for revenge, pride, guilt feelings, lack of love, failure to forgive, hatred, mental adultery, and so forth.
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 Wikinfo | Satan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Satan is generally viewed as a supernatural entity who is the central embodiment of evil.
Satan has also been depicted as a charming and attractive man, as symbolic of the popular mythology that Satan acquires human souls by appealing to their vanity and presenting them with appealing and attractive temptations.
In various Gnostic sects, Satan was praised as the giver of knowledge, sometimes with references to Lucifer, "the light-bringer." Some claimed that the being imagined as God by Christians and Jews was in fact Satan, as a world as imperfect as ours could not be created by a perfect God.
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 Satan - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
Satan is consistently represented in the New Testament as the enemy both of God and man. The popular notion is that Satan is the enemy of man and active in misleading and cursing humanity because of his intense hatred and opposition to God.
Satan may be said to be implicated in all the disasters and woes of human life, in so far as they are more or less directly contingent upon sin (see particularly Hebrews 2:14) On the contrary, it is perfectly evident that Satan's power consists principally in his ability to deceive.
The unveiling of Satan as a rebellious world-power is reserved for the New Testament, and with this fuller teaching the symbolic treatment of temptation in Ge is to be connected.
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 Why Disguise Demons as Aliens? Angels & Antichrist & UFOs , Bible Prophecy End Time Prophecy
After Satan rebelled, the center of his angelic civilization was destroyed "from among the stones of fire", yet the Bible tells us Satan is still waiting for the time of God's judgment.
Satan will be bound to the realm of the earth as a "prisoner in a dungeon" when he is cast down in the middle of the tribulation.
Satan's attempts to thwart the promises of God have long been directed at the children of Israel, and at the land of their promise.
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 Satan - Demons, Demonology, and Evil in Judaism and Christianity
The name Satan is derived from a root meaning 'to oppose' or 'to be or to act as an adversary.' In some cases, he is not necessarily maleviolent and he may have even been sent by the Lord to prevent worse harm (such as in Numbers).
Satan's substitution for the Lord indicates that he was thought of as the destructive power of God.
This ties in with the tradition that Satan played some part in the fall of man. The second and more prevalent tradition is that Satan is one of the fallen angels.
www.deliriumsrealm.com /delirium/articleview.asp?Post=327   (640 words)

 Satan - His Infernal Majesty
In Satan’s fall, he drew a vast number of angels with him (Revelation 12:4, 9).
Satan rules a domain of demons, but he does not rule beyond the bound of that confinement of rule which God has given him.
But Satan is the head of a network of subordinate devils who make his influence felt all over the earth (Matthew 12:24).
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 Satan: The Howling Fallen Angel
Satan is the chief fallen angel whom Jesus, the son of God has ordained to eternal perdition, because of his violence against the Godhead.
Satan is angry with man because God in Christ had made him to be the heir of all things and especially the universe of which Satan surmises is the realm of his proper domain and authority.
Satan is alone in the earth; having lost his estate he walk up and down in the earth seeking whom he may devour.
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 Satan: Early history
Satan attributes Job's commendable behavior to his good fortune and says that Job would soon curse God if he had a string of really bad luck.
Historians have traced the foundations for the concept of Satan to the Indo-European invasion circa 2000 BCE.
Satan figures prominently throughout the Christian Scriptures: Jesus is tempted by Satan (Matthew 4:1-3, Luke 4:2).
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 Satan, the Adversary of Mankind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Here Satan is called "Beelzebul," which literally means "lord of the flies." He is identified as the "prince of demons." We also know from the Scriptures that Satan is the ruler of the fallen angels (Matt.
Satan used his access to the heavenly throne to slander and accuse God's people before YHVH and the divine council, as the story in Job shows.
REVELATION 20:7 And when the thousand years are ended, Satan will be loosed from his prison 8 and will come out to deceive the nations which are at the four corners of the earth, that is, Gog and Magog, to gather them for battle; their number is like the sand of the sea.
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