What is the role of Lucifer in the Heavenly realm?
Lucifer is the "anointed cherub", the word Lucifer is not a literal name taken from the Latin Vulgate translation of the word "morning star", it is a "title or a role" given by God to a chosen angel to fulfill His Will.
The role given by God to the "anointed cherub" is to guard the Holy Mountain by ...
This answer addresses what's both a cherub and Lucifer and then ends answering the questions based on that information.
Cherub / Cherubim
[Do not mix with Cherub the Israelite who accompanied Zerubbabel to Judea (Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61)]
Adapted from The Bible Project: Angels and Cherubim:
Cherubim are described as hybrid creatures, a collage of ...
According to Vatican II Catholicism, what is the counterfeit church and what are its marks?
This can now be answered clearly by the recent developments in the Church Crisis facing the Catholic Church today. From the very words of Pope Francis saying "the real schism is now visible", and followed up by his recent challenged to all the schismatic rigid Rad ...
Demons can communicate with humans without bodily intermediaries
(My source throughout will be the First Part of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica)
Although spiritual creatures can take on a bodily form, they are able to influence humans and creation without doing so. First consider that the assaults of demons consist primarily in temptation and ...
According to Catholicism, do evil spirits need bodies to manifest themselves to people?
The answer is NO!
A good example is when Satan tempted Jesus Christ in the desert;
Matthew 4:1-11 New International Version (NIV)
Jesus Is Tested in the Wilderness
4 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted[a] by the devil. 2 After ...
The devil believes in Total Depravity, the T in Tulip. This he states in the Book of Job directly, as well as through his influence upon Eliphaz through the sending of an evil spirit in a dream.
‘Can a mortal be more righteous than God?
Can even a strong man be more pure than his Maker?
18 If God places no trust in his servants,
if he charges his ...
The devil knows the Bible like he demonstrated in the tempation of Jesus. He did it by quoting verses of the OT in Matthew 4:1-11 but He do not understand the Bible. In Matthew 8:28-34 the demons knew there is a judgment and a comming of Jesus, but they do not understand that must be an atonement of sins first.
According to calvinism TULIP is a summary of ...
This question is incredibly broad, However there is some biblical evidence which can be brought to bear on the situation.
In the 12th chapter of Revelation we are told
7 And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, 8 but they [a]did not prevail, nor was a place found for [b]them in ...
From a Protestant perspective, the biblical explanation for why why fallen angels are motivated to attack Christians is simple. Their motivation stems from knowing that their time is short, and they face judgment.
1 Peter 5:8 says: “Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.”
2 Peter 2:4 says: “God did not ...