Satan’s Bottom Line

A look at satan and his evil schemes.

What was Satan’s greatest desire?

Isaiah 14:12-15
“How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!  How you are cut down to the ground, you who weakened the nations!  For you have said in your heart; ‘I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation on the farthest sides of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High.’  Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol, to the lowest depths of the Pit.

The I Will Statements

  1. I will ascend into heaven.
  2. I will exalt my throne above the stars of God.
  3. I will also sit on the Mount of the congregation.
  4. I will ascend above the heights of the clouds.
  5. I will be like the Most High.

Ezekiel 28:11-16
Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying, “Son of man, take up a lamentation for the King of Tyre and say to him, ‘Thus says the LORD GOD:  “You were the seal of perfection, Full of wisdom and perfect in beauty.  You were in Eden, the garden of God; every precious stone was your covering:  The sardius, and diamond, beryl, onyx, and jasper, Sapphire, turquoise, and emerald with gold.  The workmanship of your timbrels and pipes was prepared for you on the day you were created.  “You were the anointed cherub who covers; I established you; you were the holy mountain of God; you were perfect in your ways from the day you were created, till iniquity was found in you.  “By the abundance of your trading you became filled with violence within, and you sinned; therefore I cast you as a profane thing.  Out of the mountain of God; and I destroyed you, O covering cherub, from the midst of the fiery stones.

What is Satan’s greatest desire?

Matthew 4:8-9
Again, the devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.  And he said to Him, “All these things I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.”

What will Satan’s greatest desire be?

Revelation 13:4
So they worshiped the dragon who gave authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast?  Who is able to make war with him?

Exodus 15:11-12
“Who is like You, O LORD, among the gods?  Who is like you, glorious in holiness, Fearful in praises, doing wonders?  You stretched out your right hand; the earth swallowed them.

Revelation 19:11-16
Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse.  And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns.  He had a name written that none know except Himself.  He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God.  And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses.  Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations.  And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron.  He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.  And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written:  KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

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