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Who Is The Devil?

Post by hope » 06 Nov 2019 21:15

In cartoons and comics, the devil appears as a cute, benign tempter, pushing you to do something that's
fun or a little bit wrong.
In reality however, Satan is anything but cute.
Who is the devil? He is not God's counterpart, because God has no equal, no opposite. God has always
existed , and everything else that exists now, including Angels were created by God.
The devil (sometimes referred to as Satan or Luciger) is an angel who rebelled against God. He is the enemy
not only of God, but also of humankind, relentless in his mission: to kill, destroy, or enslave us. We're warned
,;.. be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour."
The Devil's power is laughable compared to the power of God.
Yet, he is a real threat to humans, and has the capacity to ruin a person's life.
Satan has one primary tactic to deceive us. He seeks to deceive entire nations , the world, and individuals.
He twists and distorts what is true, and there is power in his lies.



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Post by Nazheek » 07 Nov 2019 19:52

Many people offer a trinity to the entity

Satan the incorporeal
Lucifer the mortal man
And Diabolus, the unholy spirit

This trinity may act as an antithesis to the Abrahamic deity
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Post by BeN1 » 10 Nov 2019 20:30

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Post by theone » 14 Nov 2019 03:02

"
I lit up from Reno
I was trailed by twenty hounds
Didn't get to sleep that night
Till the morning came around

Set out running but I'll take my time
A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight

I ran into the Devil, babe
He loaned me twenty bills
I spent that night in Utah
In a cave up in the hills

I set out running but I take my time
A friend of the devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight

I ran down to the levee
But the Devil caught me there
He took my twenty dollar bill
And he vanished in the air

I set out running but I take my time
A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight

Got two reasons why I cry
Away each lonely night
The first one's named sweet Anne Marie
And she's my heart's delight
Second one is prison, baby
The sheriff's on my trail
And if he catches up with me
I'll spend my life in jail

Got a wife in Chino, babe
And one in Cherokee
First one says she's got my child
But it don't look like me

I set out running but I take my time
A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight
Got two reasons why I cry
Away each lonely night

The first one's named sweet Anne Marie
And she's my heart's delight
Second one is prison, baby
The sheriff's on my trail
And if he catches up with me
I'll spend my life in jail

Got a wife in Chino, babe
The one in Cherokee
The first one says she's got my child
But it don't look like me

I set out running but I took my time
A friend of the Devil is a friend of mine
If I get home before daylight
I just might get some sleep tonight"
-The Grateful Dead

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Re: Who Is The Devil?

Post by Redbeck » 17 Nov 2019 19:35

Welcome back again theone, I like it! Redbeck


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Equipped with the horns of a goat and a ram, goat's fur and ears, nose and canines (pointed teeth) of a pig; a typical depiction of the devil in Christian Art. The goat, ram and pig are consistently associated with the devil. Detail of a 16th century painting by Jacob de Backer in the National Museum in Warsaw.

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Post by SiratZakir » 09 Jan 2020 23:02

Any who wants to be lived.

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Post by BeN1 » 13 Jan 2020 18:00

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a black mass by Martin van Maele

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Re: Who Is The Devil?

Post by Redbeck » 18 Jan 2020 13:08

SiratZakir welcome to the Oracle Forum community, and thank you for your post. And for BeN1 a taste of the great FRANCISCO DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES on the topic. Regards Redbeck

Witches' Sabbath, or the Great He-Goat
Copyright ©Museo Nacional del Prado

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Completed sometime between 1821–1823. Oil on plaster wall, transferred to canvas; 140.5 × 435.7 cm (56 × 172 in)

Goya never publically declared any interest in the occult and black magic but he painted many works involving witches or witchcraft and the Devil in goat like form. Witches' Sabbath, or the Great He-Goat explores themes of violence, intimidation, aging and death. The bulk of a hulking Satan in the form of a goat silhouetted in the moonlight dominating a coven of terrified witches.

In 1793, at the age of 47, Goya suffered a near-fatal illness and lost his hearing. His art changed dramatically. He began to create a series of works that would culminate in the astonishing Black Paintings (1819-23), which were unlike anything that had come before. They were visions of hell, painted straight on to the walls of his Deaf Man's Villa on the outskirts of Madrid. Their subjects included cannibalism, devil worship, and death by drowning.

"The true struggle is with the duende." According to Lorca, it is the duende that rules the art of Spain, "a country of death, a country open to death".

This was the work of the second interation of Goya, of whom Lorca said it was as if he was painting with "his knees and fists in terrrible bitumen blocks". Here his duende emerged, "not a question of skill but of a style that's truly alive"

Lorca describes the "The duende" as an elusive spirit with dark power that emerges in the moment of artistic creation and possesses the artist. In the shuddering body of the flamenco dancer and the murderous grace of the matador, it is the duende that "burns the blood like powdered glass… shatters styles and makes Goya, master of the greys, silvers, and pinks of the finest English art, paint with his knees and fists in terrible bitumen blacks."

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