Sunday, 11 September 2016

The Devil Believed in and Fought for His so-called "Rights". So does the world whose father is the Devil.

 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the sway of the wicked one (1 John 5:19).

The world loves the idea of its so-called "rights", and loves to fight for them. The world, as 1 John 5:19 is under the power of satan, that vile, serpent whose works Christ came to destroy (1 John 3:8) and who Christ has defeated by defeating sin and death (1 Corinthians 15:55-57):

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil (1 John 3:8).

 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.
But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ (1 Corinthians 15:55-57).

The devil believed in and fought for his "rights". So, it should be no surprise this vile world does the same. Isaiah 14:12-15 says:

12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.
15 Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

Satan said he will do his will, the ultimate manifestation of rebellion, the root of which is pride which lead to his fall. Indeed, the motto of the satanists, is "do thou shalt wilt", the evil, vile, demonic, satanic motto, a doctrine of vile demons. This is the heart of what it means to fight for one's so-called "rights", to do as one wants, or as one desires, out of one's selfishness. 

While it is true that sometimes when people fight for their "rights", it is to legitimately seeking protection from oppression, bullying or evil. However, the heart of the belief in "rights" is not Biblical at all. It is of the flesh, rooted in pride, and lack of faith in God, that He will vindicate the oppressed, the bullied and the downtrodden. 

To claim one's so-called "rights", even to legitimately protect oneself from oppression, or bullying is to vindicate oneself, which is opposed to letting God vindicate one . 

The root of belief, the mere belief in "rights" itself is of pride, and the utter lack of trust in God. To Hell with your "rights"! To Hell with "human rights", "political rights", "civil rights", "cultural rights", "legal rights", "economic rights", and all kinds of "rights"!