Nothing defiled in Heaven


#1

How could Satan re-enter heaven to talk to God about Job in Job 1:6–12?
Revelation tells us that nothing defiled can enter Heaven!


#2

[quote="Weissystems, post:1, topic:331518"]
How could Satan re-enter heaven to talk to God about Job in Job 1:6–12?
Revelation tells us that nothing defiled can enter Heaven!

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Job is before the cross and Revelation is after. Satan holds the dominion over the Earth and the keys of Death and Hell before the cross. Jesus says He saw Satan fall like lightning during His earthly ministry.

Because of dispensationalism there is this idea that Satan fell and was thrown down before the Creation but the Bible does not say that. After the cross when Christ has stripped Satan of his power and bound him then I think we can understand satan no longer coming before God, but prior to the cross I am not persuaded that is what the Bible teaches.

Remember that Zechariah(?) talks about the accuser complaining to God that the preist is not worthy because his robes are unclean and God makes the priesthood new and clean by clothing it in new righteousness (which of course a vision of the priesthood of Christ) well "the accuser" in Hebrew is Satan. That is what the word means.

However now the enemy is defeated and he may roar like a lion but he is bound in chains and been made into an utter spectacle. We are baptized in Christ and so have nothing to fear. The Spirit has placed upon us His life and His righteousness not our won and so when we are accused we are clothed in the incorruptible of Christ's Church and so have nothing to fear.

God Bless


#3

God can communicate with any being he chooses to, and any being can communicate with God.


#4

[quote="Weissystems, post:1, topic:331518"]
How could Satan re-enter heaven to talk to God about Job in Job 1:6–12?
Revelation tells us that nothing defiled can enter Heaven!

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That verse does not say Satan re-entered Heaven.


#5

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