耶和華 神說、那人已經與我們相似、能知道善惡．現在恐怕他伸手又摘生命樹的果子喫、就永遠活著． (創世記 3:22)
有沒有想過耶和華曾差遣惡魔 (evil spirit) 及謊言的靈 (lying spirit) 去執行他的任務呢？
and who through the Spirit of holiness was declared with power to be the Son of God by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord.
God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the citizens of Shechem, who acted treacherously against Abimelech.
- 掃羅的臣僕對他說、現在有惡魔從 神那裡來擾亂你。
- 我們的主可以吩咐面前的臣僕、找一個善於彈琴的來、等 神那裡來的惡魔臨到你身上的時候、使他用手彈琴、你就好了。
1 Samuel 16:14-16
- Now the Spirit of the LORD had departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the LORD tormented him.
- Saul’s attendants said to him, “See, an evil spirit from God is tormenting you.
- Let our lord command his servants here to search for someone who can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes upon you, and you will feel better.”
Whenever the spirit from God came upon Saul, David would take his harpand play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him.
The next day an evil spirit from God came forcefully upon Saul. He was prophesying in his house, while David was playing the harp, as he usually did. Saul had a spear in his hand
But an evil spirit from the LORD came upon Saul as he was sitting in his house with his spear in his hand. While David was playing the harp,
” ‘By what means?’ the LORD asked. ” ‘I will go out and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,’ he said. ” ‘You will succeed in enticing him,’ said the LORD. ‘Go and do it.’
“So now the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouths of all these prophets of yours. The LORD has decreed disaster for you.”
” ‘I will go and be a lying spirit in the mouths of all his prophets,’ he said. ” ‘You will succeed in enticing him,’ said the LORD. ‘Go and do it.’
“So now the LORD has put a lying spirit in the mouths of these prophets of yours. The LORD has decreed disaster for you.”