A House Divided Bible Verse Meaning And Study


What does it mean where the Bible says “a house divided cannot stand?” What does this mean for us today?The House of Israel At one time, Israel was a kingdom that was not divided. Under King David, the nation of Israel rose to the zenith of its power, at least in this age. It wasn’t until after David’s son Solomon had died that his sons ripped the nation in half. Rehoboam was chosen to be the next king but after hearing of Solomon’s death, Jeroboam returned from Egypt where he had fled for a … [Read more...]

Where Did Sin Originate From?


Where did sin originate? Was it on the earth or was it in heaven? Was the first sin by man or by Satan or Lucifer?Before the Beginning Before there was sin found any place in the universe, including heaven, Lucifer was created for the purpose of glorifying God as were all creatures as even the creation was (Psalm 19:1). There was perfection in all the creation until pride surfaced and we find evidence of that in Isaiah 14:12-14 which describes Lucifer’s fall. It all started when he said in h … [Read more...]

Does The Enemy Attack Pastors More Than Other Christians?


Does the enemy, Satan and his demons, attack pastors more than other Christians?An Invisible Enemy It’s hard to fight an invisible enemy. In the old series of Star Trek, the Next Generation, they Klingons had a cloaking device that allowed them to be invisible. That is what every believer faces; an invisible, spirit being and his demons and that would be Satan and the fallen angels that rebelled with him. Paul admonishes all believers to put on the armor of God because “we do not wrestle aga … [Read more...]

Does God Still Love Satan?


Did God ever love Satan or Lucifer? Does God still love him now that’s he’s totally bent on doing evil?The Devil is a Liar Jesus doesn’t seem to say loving things about Satan as He said about the self-righteous “You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies’” (John 8 … [Read more...]

How Did The Fall Of Satan Happen?


How did Satan or Lucifer fall from heaven? What was the cause of his fall? Was he responsible for it?Pride and the Fall The Bible has a lot to say about pride and it’s always not good. For example, Proverbs 16:18 says that “Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.” So let’s see the order of things here; pride come first…then destruction. Just think of Nazi Germany and Hitler. He felt invincible and started a two-front war, something he had always taught against so h … [Read more...]

Was Lucifer A Fallen Angel? A Bible Study


Was Lucifer or Satan a fallen angel? If he was a fallen angel, what was the cause of his fall? Who is Lucifer? Most of the better manuscripts and different translations that I have checked do not actually have the name Lucifer in them. The King James Version as well as a few others does say in Isaiah 14:12 “How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!” The Hebrew word Isaiah uses is “heylel” and it means “li … [Read more...]