The devil’s character and personality
satan’s Original Position & Fall
Ezekiel 28

  • Full of wisdom and beauty (Verse 12-13)
    • was the seal of perfection
  • Had an awesome habitation (Verse 13)
  • Had an awesome covering (Verse 13)
  • Is the anointed cherub and was appointed (Verse 14)
    • belonged to angelic order of cherubim
      • guard the Throne; guard the Holiness of God (Genesis 3:24; also see Exodus 25:18-22, Hebrews 9:5)
  • Was on the Holy mountain and walked in the midst o the stones of fire (Verse 14)
    • was in the presence of God Himself
  • Was perfect until iniquity was found in him (Verse 15)
  • Filled with violence
  • Got lifted up because of his beauty; corrupted the wisdom because of his splendor (Verse 17)
Isaiah 14:12

  • Fell and was cut down to the ground due to what was in his heart – his will
  • 5 “I Wills”:
    (1) Will ascend into heaven

    • already had access to third Heaven because he was anointed cherub
    • wanted to rule in Heaven
    (2) Will exalt my throne above the stars of God

    • wanted to rule angelic orders, spiritual realm
    (3) Will sit upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north

    • sovereignty, authority (Read how he tried to tempt Jesus – Matthew 4:8)
    (4) Will ascend above the heights of the clouds

    • clouds refer to glory (Exodus 16:10; Luke 21:27)
    • wanted to be praised and given more glory than God
    (5) Will be LIKE (Imitation of) God

    • he recognizes that he isn’t God and at best can only try to but imitate God
    • he works through deception