Lucifer, Jesus, Judas, Nietzsche, and Camus

Is it biblical, or just a wise tale, to say that the reason for Satan’s rebellion was he was jealous that God would become a Man? Or that his job was to serve Man, but he didn’t?

Even if it is not biblical, is it okay to speculate that those (or one of them) was the reason?

Next, the Bible talks about “Satan entering into Judas.” Is it okay to speculate that God gives people a number of chances to return to Him, but that if people continue to deny Him, they become negatively blinded, and subject to God’s mercy/judgment–his infinite wisdom. For example, God used Satan’s rebellion for the benefit of Mankind; He (Jesus) died on the cross which saved us from our sins.

So some speculations:

Nietzsche rejected Truth, and so went insane with dementia.
Camus rejected Truth, (his final decision was to see a publisher instead of his own family, or so I read), and so died in a car crash.

And the lesson is that God, in His infinite wisdom, can even use rebellion as a lesson?

There’s no limit to God’s forgiveness. He will always forgive us, no matter how many times we’ve sinned or turned from Him, when we confess our sins in the Sacrament of Penance. However, it is possible that He allows those in a state of mortal sin to suffer more.

And no, the reason for Satan’s Rebellion is not laid out in Scripture, but one of the most popular pious theories is the one you describe.

I was thinking the other day that maybe a part of it could have been that Lucifer was supposed to be someone’s Guardian Angel and he couldn’t bear to do this.

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