Evil: Its Source, Its Nature, and Who It Affects

Studying Bible Prophecy



As we begin this study of evil, our first duty must be to find out its source. We really don’t know how it originally began. As far as we know from scripture, it first appeared in Lucifer (Satan), who was God’s wisest and most beautiful angel—whom He created for His own glory. Indeed, his beauty and glory were like none other. However, scripture tells us, in Ezekiel 28:15, that one day “unrighteousness was found [in him].”  Also, in Isaiah 14:13-14, we read that he willed to usurp God’s position of authority.  He said, “I will make myself like the Most High.” In other words, He wanted to take God’s place—to be God himself.

So this is the only information we have as to when evil began. And we could go on and on with a discussion about why God allowed it, etc.; but I will leave that discussion for…

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