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Biography Of Satan (28 Of 52)
Book of Revelation Series
Dr. Stan Coffey
In Revelation 12:1-6 we saw a prophecy. Israel is pictured as "a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars" (Revelation 12:1). We referred to some Old Testament passages that tell us this woman symbolizes the nation of Israel; the twelve stars stand for the twelve tribes. Then there was a great red dragon (Revelation 12:3) who tried to devour the man child of this woman. The man child is none other than the Lord Jesus Christ. Israel was used of God to give birth to the Messiah, the Lord Jesus. We pointed out in history past the persecution against the Jews and Jesus Christ, how Herod tried to literally devour Him when He was born. You find that Satan could not hinder, harm, or hurt Israel because God divinely protected her. It predicts that there will be a great persecution of Israel in the tribulation time. We are seeing that already. C-SPAN featured someone at Howard University saying unbelievable things of hatred for the Jewish race and blaming them for all the troubles of his particular country, going way back into history. In Germany's day there is the rise of neo-Naziism. There is the rise of anti-Semitic in the cinema and the new Aryan Supremacy movement in our own country. So the world is being prepared for another great persecution of the Jews during the tribulation time.Here we read of a war in heaven. What you have is the biography of Satan - where he came from, and where he is going.
"And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And I heard a loud voice sayin ...
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