Satan Archive

Why Does Genesis Portray Satan As an Ancient Serpent?

The Bible describes Satan as a twisted serpent whom God alone can crush. The metaphor is pregnant with meaning. First, the biblical imagery of the twisted serpent is a masterful portrayal of Satan’s fall. Once he held a privileged position in God’s kingdom, but now he is even lower than the livestock. They have legs. […]

Why is Satan called “the god of this age”?

In the Bible Satan is called “the god of this age” (2 Corinthians 4:4) and “the prince of this world” (John 12:31; 16:11), which begs the question: In what sense is Satan a god and a prince? First, Satan is not God’s equal. Rather, according to Scripture, Satan is a finite, created being (Colossians 1:16). […]

Is Satan always the cause of sickness?

If you tune into Christian television on virtually any given day you can hear faith healers screaming at satanic spirits of sicknesses ranging from asthma to arthritis. But is Satan really behind every sickness? First, while Scripture makes it clear that Satan is often the agent of sickness, he is not always the author of […]

Does Satan have access to our minds?

While we would greatly overestimate Satan’s power by supposing that he can interact directly with us in a physical sense, an equal and opposite error would be to suppose that he does not have access to our minds. First, while Satan cannot read our minds he can influence our thoughts. Thus, the Bible instructs us […]

Does Mormonism REALLY teach that Jesus is the spirit brother of Satan?

To begin with, according to official Mormon teaching, Jesus Christ is the first spirit child conceived and begotten by Heavenly Father and one of Heavenly Father’s many wives (commonly referred to as “Heavenly Mother”). Just as Heavenly Father before him progressed to godhood, so Jesus progressed through obedience to the status of a god (prior […]

Two Young Callers for the Bible Answer Man

Hank takes questions from two seven year olds who ask some really good questions! Hank also emphasizes the importance of

How Does Satan Tempt Us?

The Bible Answer Man broadcast hosted by Hank Hanegraaff. For more information on Christianity, Cults, the Bible, and other related

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