Satan and Second Chances

 

“And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.”
–Luke 10:18

AS we are NOW living in the end times–many feel we are living in the LAST DAYS–apologists for Satan are seemingly EVERYWHERE.

As this IS the end times, MANY of the devil’s defenders hang out in the safe spaces provided by the churches.

And so it was that an article, purporting to be a scholarly Christian one, joined in on the popular MODERN chorus, “Why can’t the devil get a second chance?”

Why Can’t the Devil Get a Second Chance? A Hidden Contradiction in Anselm’s Account of the Devil’s Fall

The reader can tell that the piece was written by one of Satan’s workers because it repeats the devil’s lie that repentance is all about SORROW.

According to Christian teaching, the devil is unable to “repent” (i.e., express sorrow for) that first sin and
thereby acquire forgiveness for it.

There is NOTHING in God’s Word about ‘repentence’ meaning that the one who repents expresses sorrow for his behavior.

(One MAY feel sorrow when repenting, but that is ENTIRELY incidental:  ‘repent’ and ‘sorrow’ are NOT connected in any way.)

The piece continues using SPECULATION to stir up some sympathy for the devil.

In daily life, most of us are given (and grant to others) second chances all the time. Given that the consequences of choosing incorrectly were in this case so disastrous and permanent, it seems inconceivable that a good God would permit one of His angels merely one chance to choose and thereby determine his eternal fate.

IF the reader wanted Sympathy for the Devil, he should drag out some old Rolling Stones records and listen to them.

As was mentioned, the devil not getting a second chance is a popular MODERN question.

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Now, all of this hubbub about the devil not receiving a second chance ASSUMES that the devil never received a second chance or that Satan even WANTED a second chance.

There is NO Scripture any of these devilish defenders can point to that says that Satan even wanted a second chance.

The ONLY evidence that ‘Satan didn’t get a second chance’ is in the busy bee chorus of satanic workers of iniquity who keep repeating the question as though repetition will make the question TRUE.

There is NOTHING in the many recorded actions of Satan which indicate the prince of this world DESIRED a ‘second chance.’

“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

After all, it is Satan’s HUMAN workers of iniquity who prattle on so about him failing to receive a ‘second chance.’

In ALL of recorded Scripture, Satan himself is SILENT on the subject.

After all, Satan obviously was mistaken in the belief that he was God’s equal.

Maybe Satan didn’t want to ask God for another chance?

DOES the reader EVER worry about Satan and his ‘second chances’?

It is not YET too late: there is still a little time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“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

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 29, 2021.]

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