Did Satan and his followers fall?

The Bible says that they were cast out of Heaven for their rebellion and they were cast down to Earth. They are here and have been since before Eden was a place where God created the first man. The Devil, Satan himself, tempted Jesus in the wilderness after His baptism. In the gospels, Jesus cast out many demons and spirits from people who were sick from their poisonous influence. The sicknesses took many different forms such as bleeding which couldn’t be treated by a regular doctor or diseases such as cancers or seizures. It is true that today we have “medical diagnosis” which places a cause for these in other means of infection.

But, how can even science be sure of those infections? Demons, spirits of disease, whatever name you give it, it is a way to turn a Christian away from God’s influence. These problems cause us to turn toward a doctor for relief, when Jesus can help in all ways far better than a doctor can.

In the books of Daniel and Isaiah, the fall of Satan is described and Jesus said that He saw Satan fall like lightning from Heaven to the Earth. Here are a few scriptures which detail this:

17 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in Your name.” 18 So He said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 19 See, I have given you authority to tread on snakes and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy. Nothing will harm you.…

Cross References
Isaiah 14:12
“How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been cut down to the earth, You who have weakened the nations!

Matthew 4:10
“Away from me, Satan!” Jesus declared. “For it is written: ‘Worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.'”

Revelation 12:9
And the great dragon was hurled down–the ancient serpent called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him.

All of these verses speak of Satan as a fallen angel. He was created as a true archangel, one of the most powerful of God’s creations. Yet, he wanted to supplant God, even when he knew that he wasn’t the Creator. He is not able to be everywhere and not all-powerful, even though he is immortal. The angels who followed him in his rebellion were also thrown down to the Earth. They help Satan to create chaos and anger and terror all over the world. They have the ability to cause all sorts of diseases and hatred in mankind, even if they don’t “possess” people like in the movies, although if they are invited in they will!
God loves you, no matter what religion you have been involved in all of your life. He will convict you of your sins and cause you to want to know Jesus. Why? Because, each of us can do something or have an impact on someone’s life that nobody else can get through to. You may only touch that one life or you may be able to make a difference in many lives.
Yes, Satan is here. He has been here for a long, long time and he has influenced humanity to create all sorts of religions and worship of gods which are not God! Sometimes those “gods” were manifestations of himself or his demons, sometimes those “gods” were ideas which were placed in humanity’s minds. The Israelites worshiped other gods of the people around them even though they knew the miracles of God were real!
Seek out God in His Word so that you can know Him! He already knows you, better than you know yourself. Allow Him to be your Savior because He is your Creator!

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