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Acts of Satan

  • Gen. 3:1-14 He was disguised under the Edenic serpent
  • Gen. 3:15 He is the serpent’s seed
  • Isa. 14:12 He was Lucifer, son of the morning before the fall
  • Ezk. 28:14 He was the anointed cherub that covers
  • 1 Chr. 21:1 He energized David to evil
  • Job 1:7-2:10 He accused and afflicted Job
  • Zech. 3:1-9 He opposes unbelieving Israel, prefigured by Joshua the priest
  • Mt. 4:3 He is the tempter
  • Mt. 12:24; Acts 10:38 He is the prince of the demons
  • 1 Tim. 4:1-6 He instigates false doctrine
  • Mt. 4:4; Lk. 4:10-11 He perverts the Word of God
  • Mt. 12:22-29 He works in demon possession
  • Zech. 3:1 He is Satan, the Adversary
  • Lk. 4:13 He is the devil, the slanderer
  • Jn. 13:2,27 He caused Judas to betray Christ
  • Acts 5:3 and Ananias to lie
  • 2 Cor. 4:4 He blinds people spiritually
  • 1 Pet. 5:8 He seeks to harm believers
  • Eph. 6:11-12 He heads a celestial hierarchy of evil
  • Eph. 2:2 He indwells the unsaved
  • Jn. 8:44 He was branded “a liar” and “the father of lies” by Jesus
  • 2 Thess. 2:9 He works diabolic miracles
  • Jn. 8:44 He is a murderer
  • Jn. 12:31; 14:30 He is the prince of this world
  • Lk. 13:16 He blinds people physically and spiritually
  • Mt. 25:41 He is a fallen angel
  • Mt. 13:38-39 He sows tares
  • Mt. 13:19 and snatches away the Word
  • Rev. 20:1-3 He will be bound during the millennium
  • Mt. 13:39 He is “the enemy”
  • Mt. 13:38 “the evil one”
  • Eph. 6:10-20 He is routed by Spirit-directed prayer
  • 1 Pet. 5:8-9 He is overcome by faith
  • 1 Thess. 2:18 He hinders God’s will in believers
  • Rev. 12:9 He is the deceiver
  • Rev. 12:9; 20:2 He is the dragon, that old serpent
  • Lk. 10:18 He fell from a sinless high estate
  • Lk. 22:31 He viewed Simon Peter as a target
  • Rev. 2:9 He has a synagogue of legalists who deny God’s grace in Christ
  • Jn. 3:8, 10 His children are unsaved people
  • Mt. 25:41; Rev. 20:10 His ultimate fate is Gehenna

The New Unger’s Bible Handbook, Merrill F. Unger, Revised by Gary N. Larson, Moody Press, Chicago, 1984, p. 407