1. Welcome to Baptist Board, a friendly forum to discuss the Baptist Faith in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to all the features that our community has to offer.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

"Spirit of the Devil"

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Berean, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Berean

    Berean Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2006
    Messages:
    817
    Ratings:
    +1
    A question came up today at lunch and I'll pass it on since I didn't know the answer. The question was; "is there a spirit of the devil as there is a spirit of God?" I know the scripture refers to the spirit of the anti Christ.
     
  2. sag38

    sag38 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2008
    Messages:
    4,394
    Ratings:
    +1
    One is referring to the very presence of God. The other is referring more so to a disposition, an attitude, a propensity to disobey God. Satan is a spiritual being however, he is not omnipresent, I think the idea is that the same sin that is at work in Satan is also at work in the world.
     
Loading...