Settled In Heaven Blog

SIH TOTT ICONRev 8:10 KJV – And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;

In this text Satan, pictured as a great star that is falling from heaven, is said to be “burning as it were a lamp”.  Why would Satan be described as a “burning lamp” or a “lit torch”?

Keep in mind that our Lord is pictured throughout the Scriptures as a light or a lamp that points the way to a relationship with God (John 1:9, 3:19, 8:12, 9:5, 11:9, 12:46).

Satan is a great deceiver desiring to mimic Christ in an effort to rob Him of His deserved glory and worship…

(2 Cor 11:13-15)  “For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.  And no marvel…

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