What about the Devil?: A Study of Satan in the Bible and Christian Tradition
The FaithQuestions study series is designed to meet the needs of people who have questions about the Christian faith and who desire a deeper ... Show synopsis The FaithQuestions study series is designed to meet the needs of people who have questions about the Christian faith and who desire a deeper engagement with scripture and with discipleship as they explore studies of issues in theology, ethics, missions, Bible interpretation, and church history. It seeks to equip a new generation of church leaders to appreciate the eternal message of the gospel and to develop the skills to articulate its relevance in our contemporary context. The series would be a good choice for users who have completed Disciple. this will be the seventh study in the series, following What About the Rapture - What Do Other Faiths Believe - What Happens When We Die - What About Divine Healing - What About the Trinity - What About Forgiveness. This book explores understanding of Satan as presented in the Bible and in Christian tradition and how these understandings inform Christian life. It addresses such questions as the following: Where did Satan come from? What does the Bible say to us about Satan? What is the Old Testament view of Satan? The New Testament view? How has Satan been understood in Christian history? What is the connection between Satan and evil? between Satan and disease? what is exorcism? What are demons? Where does the word devil come from? What are contemporary understandings of Satan? How do such understandings inform our daily Christian life? Are Satan and the devil the same being? What about the accuser in Job? and the serpent in the Garden of Eden? Can we be possessed by Satan? Is Satan an entity such as the embodiment of evil? Are all sins and evil the doing of Satan? Is there a battle between God and Satan? How do I combat the forces of Satan? Is Satan within me?