Satan is the Prince, Not the God, of This World

Satan Falling

“Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.”
Deuteronomy 4:39

There is NO other god except God Almighty, Creator of heaven and earth.

Satan, the devil, is a created being, NOT a god–though he and his followers try to confuse that simple point among the unwary.

Satan is called by a LOT of names in the world.

Even the Bible records a number of names for the devil: the great dragon, that old serpent, the devil, Satan, the dragon.

“And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.”
–Revelation 12:9

“And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years”
–Revelation 20:1-2

According to the Bible, Satan has a number of titles as well. The most common being “the prince of this world.”

“Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.”
–John 14:30

“Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.”
–John 12:31

“Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.”
–John 16:11

Satan is also called “the prince of the power of the air.”

“Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience”
–Ephesians 2:2

One title Satan does NOT have: the god of this world.

Though his minions in the churches try mightily to elevate the father of lies to that lofty position, Satan is not (and never has been) a god of ANYTHING.

“In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.”
–2Corinthians 4:4

This is virtually the same thing written in Isaiah 6:9-10.

“And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.”
–Isaiah 6:9-10

“Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again, He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.”
–John 12:39-40

Satan’s tares in the churches cite 2Corinthians 4:4 as “evidence” the devil is a god, but that verse is referring to God Almighty. This is apparent after reading the last 5-6 verses of 2Corinthians 3 along with the first four verses of 2Corinthians 4.

Nowhere is Satan referred to in those passages.

Satan has ALWAYS craved worship.

God’s Word declares he will be worshiped for three-and-one-half years preceding the climax of human history.

And then he will be bound for a thousand years.

And afterwards, thrown into the lake of fire for eternity.

Some god.

“O LORD, there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.”
–1Chronicles 17:20

MORE: Satan is NOT the God of this World

Has the reader been deceived?

Does the reader give Satan more credit than he deserves?

There is still yet a little time left to change directions (repent).

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost:”
2 Corinthians 4:3

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: September 16, 2016.]

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by Jeremiah Jameson
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