Sin can be defined in many ways, but it creates a separation from God. There is a war that occurs inside people. That war is between one’s flesh and the Holy Spirit. Satan was the originator of sin because pride caused him to sin against God. Adam and Eve were the doors that allowed sin to enter the world.
(words 118) Practical Application of Demons Demons do exist and are walking the earth trying to destroy Gods children. And as followers of Jesus Christ we have to keep in mind that Satan is here and his man purpose is to capture the weak. “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil” (Ephesians 6: 10-8, KJV). As children of God we know that Satan does exist. According to Etzel, Satan will not stop trying to attack the believers of God so that he can make a statement that to God his believers are not worthy of his grace (2015) (206).
“For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” (Gen. 3:5). With the violation of the law of God by Adam, sin entered the human race. From that point forward God cursed man and Gen 3:15 said, there will be enmity between woman and the serpent which lied to her. There will also be enmity between his seed and her seed God promised that eventually the serpent would bruise the heel of the seed of the woman. However, the seed of the woman would also bruise (or crush) the head of the serpent.
'; This shows us that Satan tempts us to do evil actions and like it, and how most of us get pleasure or amusement out of it. Milton also writes that Satan with 'the force of subterranean wind transport a dill torn from Pelorus, or the shattered side of thundering Etna, whose combustible…aid the winds, and leave a singed bottom all involved with stench and smoke. '; Satan's actions are executed for one main purpose, and that is the rebellion he took on God. That came from his jealously and envy of mankind. Untill Satan wins his battle he will not stop making mankind attracted to evil.
In John Milton’s Paradise Lost, Satan seeks revenge against God and causes the fall of man. He deceives Adam and Eve and gets them to disobey God. God ends up seeming cruel because of the way He punishes Adam and Eve but, He’s not. God could have killed them for disobeying him, instead He’s giving them a second chance with life, its just going to be a harder life. God is just doing what He has to by sending them out of the Garden.
The first disobedience act Satan was the starter of all man disobedience , he was the one to perceived Eve on giving her an idea to eat the forbidden fruit. God gave Satan the power through force and discourse which led Satan to be the ruler over the falling angels. Hell is feared. God knows every move that Satan is going to make ,
He convinces Eve to eat of the Tree of Knowledge and she convinces Adam to eat from the tree also. With a display of justice and mercy God send the Son to give out the punishments. The serpent whose body Satan took is condemned to never walk upright again. Adam and Eve will suffer pain and death. Eve and all women will have to suffer pain during childbirth and must submit to their husbands.
Angry with God for putting him in the position to fall , Satan sees the same potential for failure in Adam and Eve. He then explains that it is in fact God’s fault that he must corrupt them and tells them to “ Thank him
His greatest asset for revenge is humans. Satan attempts to make humans sin and therefore step away from God. In Paradise Lost he shows the power of his deception: So saying, her rash hand in evil hour/ Forth reaching to the Fruit, she pluck’d, she eat:/Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat/Sighing through all her Works gave sign of woe,/ That all was lost. Back to the Thickest slunk/The guiltie Serpent, and well might, for EVE /Intent now wholly on her taste. (6) The serpent tempted Eve to sin by convincing her that disobeying God would favor her, although it is otherwise.
While Christianity taught Africans how to write and read, it also denied all the traditions valued by Africans. It starts with killing the python. John Goodcountry, a British missionary, told people that they need to get rid of the evil customs which start with killing the python. In Genesis 3:14, the serpent is cursed by God because it was involved the fall of Adam and Eve. Since Adam and Eve fell, the snake has mostly been regarded as wicked, evil.