WHAT IS SATANISM?
LUKE 4: 5 - 8
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JESUS CHRIST was tempted by Satan three times immediately after
His baptism when He was confirmed by the voice of God saying,
"This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased."
In the second of these temptations Satan revealed he wanted
Christ to worship him. That earthy act was a continuation of his
egotistic drive started at the throne room of Heaven. Observe
the "I" assertions made by Lucifer in Isaiah 14: 12 - 15.
Satan still desires worship. He must be extremely pleased at
what is happening in America today with the rampant rise of
Satanic worship. It is estimated that there are over 200,000
groups known as covens in America who engage in Satanic worship.
Most groups consist of between 9 and 13 persons though some are
Their holy days are called Sabbats. They have eight such days a
year. On at least three of these they offer 33 animal sacrifices
to Satan. One for each year Christ was on earth. One of these is
required to be a human sacrifice.
They mistakenly believe that when the life is sacrificed a great
energy force goes out and into the bodies of those making the
sacrifice. The size of the body of the sacrifice has nothing to
do with the amount of energy force released. It is believed that
this force is increased if the group is engaged in an
ritualistic orgy at the time.
I. ARE THERE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SATANISTS?
Conventional Satanists might be called orthodox believers. They
are secretive, dedicated, and structured. Much like the drug
subculture, most covens network with others. ...
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