Sadly this is not a Bible fact!

So the question is what does the Bible teach in regards to Satan? First, l

et's understand the meaning of the Bible terms. Satan means adversary and can refer to anything or anybody that is against the purpose of God. By example, when Peter encouraged Jesus not to do God's purpose Jesus said, "Get behind me Satan! You are a hindrance to me; for you are not on the side of God, but of men." (Matt 16:23). The book of Job mentions Satan who brings trials upon Job and his family. But even in this example, what does the account tell us about Satan? 1st, whatever Satan was he was in God's control, and 2nd, Job understood that it was not Satan, but God who was behind the test; "the Lord gave and the Lord has taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord" (Job 1:21).

So what of the "Devil?" Devil is a Greek term and as "diabolos" means slanders, liar or false accuser. In the Bible it is obvious that the devil is not a fallen angel and in places such as 1Tim 3:11; 2Tim 3:1-3; we see that the word is 'slanders.' The Greek term "daimonion" identifies those that have a sickness (Matt 17:14-18), again nothing about fallen angels. The Bible teaches that everyone is responsible for their own actions and in James 1:14-15 we read "Each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then the desire when it has conceived, gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is full-grown brings forth death."

Don't blame the devil just because you have no self-restraint!

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