Jesus said, "My kingdom is not of this world" (John 18:36), so to whom does this world's kingdoms belong?
The Bible reveals much about an unseen power that works behind the scenes, shaping our world to its will and agenda. In this booklet you will discover the real source behind so many of the world's problems, and learn about the being who is determined to bend your thinking to his own.
This study answers many important questions, including:
|Does the Bible reveal that God created a devil?||YES NO|
|Does the Bible show that heaven is the reward of the saved?||YES NO|
|Does Scripture teach that Satan and his demons will torture the wicked forever in a burning hell?||YES NO|
|Does the Bible tell us our immortal soul will go to either heaven or hell when we die?||YES NO|
Does such a being exist? Where could such a creature have come from? What is his purpose, his goal, his intent? What does he do? Is he, as many believe, simply a mythical embodiment of evil?
Where did the devil come from? How did such a creature come to be? Did God purposefully create an evil being? The Bible reveals the answers to these questions. They can help us understand why Satan really is the enemy of mankind.
The parallels between the astronomical picture and what happened in the spirit realm are striking and reinforce the points Isaiah makes here in describing this tragic angelic rebellion.
The biblical record shows that during this age God uses His power to intervene sparingly, often letting the natural course of events work out His purpose and plan for mankind.
Now that we have seen that Satan is a real being with real powers, we need to understand how he uses his powers. We should also understand his intentions and overall goal.
If you could see and meet the devil face to face, what would he look like? He is commonly depicted as a cartoon character in a red suit with a pitchfork or as a hideous-looking ghoul.
The Scriptures draw sharp contrasts between God and Satan that help us better understand the profound differences between their character, motivations, goals and actions.
Strange practices and religions such as Wicca, Santeria, voodoo and channeling are growing in popularity. Are such things harmless, or is there more to them than meets the eye?
The Bible provides a guide to successfully countering any of Satan's deceptions. Below are several principles you should follow.
Mankind has long dreamed of a peaceful planet—a utopian earth no longer plagued by war, unrest, poverty, disease and corrupt government. But in spite of our best efforts, man has never been able to create lasting peace. The problem is that our problems are spiritual and they need a spiritual solution. And God has a plan to bring that about! In this issue of Beyond Today magazine, we show how a paradise on earth will come about—a kind of heaven on earth!