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The Origin of Satan’s Kingdom

Identity and value through Power, Position and Performance


The king spoke, saying, “Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for a royal dwelling by my mighty power and for the honor of my majesty? Daniel 4:30

Satan has an identity crisis


Thus and loses his worth and value
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theLord:
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not
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his performance and exercise of
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this, a son of God –
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understands “Cut down”
and
andknows
knowsMe Me. .Jeremiah
Jeremiah
9:23,24
9:23,24
27

Ex 5:2 “Who is
the Lord that I
should obey His
voice”

Satan
Satanrejects
rejectsGod
Godas as
his Father and life
his Father and life
sustainer
sustainer
John 8:44
For you have said in your heart: “I
For you have said in your heart: “I
will ascend into heaven, I will exalt
will ascend into heaven, I will exalt
When my throne above the stars of God;
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the tree of knowledge had inherent power to make her I will also sit on the mount of the
like congregation On the farthest sides
God, he introduced a new philosophy:- that every form of life has congregation On the farthest sides
God, he introduced a new philosophy:- that every form of life has of the north; I will ascend above
of the north; I will ascend above
inherent
inherentpower.
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c.fDan
Dan4:30.
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truththat
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alllife
life the heights of the clouds, I will be
the heights of the clouds, I will be
and
and power come from and is sustained by God. This philosophyisis
© Adrian Ebens 2001 power come from and is sustained by God. This philosophy like the Most High.” Isaiah
like the Most High.” Isaiah
the root of all false religion. 14:13,14
the root of all false religion. 14:13,14