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Satan Was A Good Angel Before He Goes Astray

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Have you ever noticed when a child is young. What you see in the child no matter he is a boy or a girl you see innocence. Even Satan was innocent after his creation. In this verse Jesus said on John 8:44, You are from your father the Devil, and you wish to do the desires of your father. That one was a murderer when he began, and he did not stand fast in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaks the lie, he speaks according to his own disposition, because he is a liar and the father of the lie.

The verse above is telling us that Satan was a good angel just like any angel Jehovah God has created. Satan “did not stand fast in the truth.” (John 8:44) He implied that God was a liar, when, in fact, he was the liar. He told Eve that she could be like God, whereas he wanted to be like God. And through his deceitful ways, he achieved his selfish desire. To Eve, he made himself higher than God. By obeying Satan, Eve accepted Satan as her god.​—Genesis 3:1-7.

By fomenting rebellion, this once trusted angel made himself Satan​—an adversary and enemy of God and man. The designation “Devil,” which means “Slanderer,” was also added to this wicked one’s description. This leader of sin eventually influenced other angels to disobey God and join his rebellion. (Genesis 6:1, 2; 1 Peter 3:19, 20) These angels did not make mankind’s situation better. Because of their imitating Satan’s selfish ways, “the earth became filled with violence.”​—Genesis 6:11; Matthew 12:24.



Satan was not his given name at the time of his creation. It is a descriptive name, which means “Adversary; Enemy; Accuser.” He came to be called Satan because he chose a life course in opposition to God. Feelings of pride and rivalry toward God grew within this spirit creature. He wanted others to worship him. When God’s firstborn Son, Jesus, was on the earth, Satan even attempted to get Jesus to “do an act of worship” to him.​—Matthew 4:9.

Satan “did not stand fast in the truth.” (John 8:44) He implied that God was a liar, when, in fact, he was the liar. He told Eve that she could be like God, whereas he wanted to be like God. And through his deceitful ways, he achieved his selfish desire. To Eve, he made himself higher than God. By obeying Satan, Eve accepted Satan as her god.​—Genesis 3:1-7.

Satan started rebellion, this once trusted angel who served God with respect and pride allowed feelings of jealousy to feel him as a result he rebelled against Jehovah. Then the good angel made himself Satan​—a deceiver and enemy of God and man. The designation “Devil,” which means “Slanderer,” was also added to this wicked one’s description. This leader of sin eventually influenced other angels to disobey God and join his rebellion. (Genesis 6:1, 2; 1 Peter 3:19, 20) These angels did not make mankind’s situation better. Because of their imitating Satan’s selfish ways, “the earth became filled with violence.”​—Genesis 6:11; Matthew 12:24.

Some people think Satan has another name which is Lucifer. No is not like that his real heavenly name was hidden purposely by Jehovah God. So that this bad angel will remain Satan and feel mocked forever.

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