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How did Satan become jealous?

November 21, 2019 Satan Reading Time: 1 minute, 20 seconds

Q. How did Satan become jealous? did God cause Satan to be jealous?

A: Dear Keianna, Because Satan (Lucifer) was jealous and had selfish motives--he wantend God's position for himself, Lucifer became the Devil, and sin and sadness entered the universe.

No, God did not create a devil. He created a beautiful angel by the name of Lucifer.

The Bible says in Isaiah 14:12-14 NKJV - "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.'

The Bible talks about pride and jealousy. Proverbs 6:16-17 NKJV - These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 16:18 NKJV - Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.

In Ezekiel 28:12, 15 it talks about the "king of Tyre" this is a reference to Luifcer. - "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 perfect in your ways from the day you were created, Till iniquity was found in you.