BIBLICAL CONCEPT: Satanís practicing,  his world goal.

1.  Foundational Principles:

     a.  Satan is motivated by jealous, narcissistic, power lust - Isa.
          14:12-14; Ezek. 28:17 and compare 1 Pt. 5:8.

     b.  Satan is the ruler of this world - Jn. 14:30; Mt. 4:8-9; 1 Jn. 5:19.

     c.  Satan is active in the world today - Job 1:7; Eph. 2:2, 6:11-12; 1
          Tim. 5:15 and 2 Tim. 2:26.

2.  Revelation chapters 12-13 state Satan's fulfilled plan: control leading
     to worship:

     Rev. 12:9 - world deception.
     Rev. 12:13-17 - anti-Hebrew.
     Rev. 13:2, 7 - power, throne, authority.
     Rev. 13:3-4 - worship of the beast and dragon; cf. v. 8, 12, 15;
                         Mt. 4:8-9; Rev. 9:19-21, 1 Cor. 10:18-22; Psl. 106:34-39;
                         Ezek. 16:20-21.
     Rev. 13:5-6 - blasphemy of God; cf. Dan. 11:36-39, 7:23-25.
     Rev. 13:15 - religious persecution.
     Rev. 13:16-17 - economic dependence and control.

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