A few years ago I embarked on a journey of discovery about who/what Satan really was. I say it was a journey of ‘discovery’ because where I ended up truly was a perspective I NEVER thought I’d have about this so poorly miss-understood concept.
One of my favorite movie quotes comes from a movie called “The Usual Suspects”.
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” – Roger “Verbal” Kint (played by Kevin Spacey)
While this is a really cool moment in the movie, and is conceptually quite deep… the TRUTH is…
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he DID exist.
- What are the basic lies about who or what the devil is?
- What are the basic truths about who or what the devil is?
- Where do we get our doctrines about the devil?
- The devil may not be as basic of a concept as you think.