Qualities of Satan According to the Bible: 4.18 The Adversary . channeled by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 10 October 2013; updated with images, text and videos during October 2021-January 2022; republished as a separate blog on 24 December 2021
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  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • 1 Peter 5:8

Dear Ones,

This is subsection 4.18 “The Adversary,” of the section “4.0 Qualities of Satan According to the Bible,” from the video series “Satan’s Powers and What to Do About Them,” by Alice B. Clagett. There is an edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I have for you today subsection 4.18 of the video series “Satan’s Powers and What to Do About Them,” by Alice B. Clagett. Subsection 4.18 is entitled “The Adversary.”

1 Peter 5:8 (KJV, public domain)

As mentioned above, Satan is referred to as a Roaring Lion and as the Adversary in 1 Peter 5, verse 8. which is as follows …

8 “Discipline yourselves, keep alert … Like a roaring lion your adversary the devil prowls around, looking for someone to devour.”

It does seem that Satan is the Adversary, but I feel this is an illusion. Satan is here to help us rise to higher Truth, by offering us a contrast between good, as among the Angels; and evil, as in evil old him … although, this may not be Satan’s point of view.

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I have an image for you entitled “The Angel Ithuriel.” It is by Evelyn De Morgan. It was done before 1900, and I found it in English Wikipedia. It is in the public domain. At the bottom of the picture is Eve, reclining on a bed of flowers, sound asleep. Above her is the angel Ithuriel, with many wings and a spear, and many angels around him. He seems to be protecting her as she sleeps. See his face and his many wings? … and Eve lying beneath him, sound asleep. And you can see the faces of the little angels all around Ithuriel.

The Description of the image and my Comments on it are below …

Image: “The Angel Ithuriel,” by Evelyn De Morgan, before 1900, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ithuriel#/media/File:Ithuriel_by_Evelyn_de_Morgan.jpg … public domain … DESCRIPTION: “Ithuriel by Evelyn de Morgan, oil [possibly on canvas], before 1900. ‘Ithuriel, as represented by Mrs. De Morgan, has just found Eve and the tempter. He is accompanied by cherubs, whose threefold azure wings are as a blue cloud surrounding him. He wears a soft raiment, bright with mother-of-pearl tones. The draperies round the waist and body are rose-coloured, and so are the sleeves. The three pairs of wings, very well poised and admirably handled, are crimson-hued, with touches of grey-green here and there. Ithuriel has light hair, is pale-faced, and the well-drawn hands are as delicate as they could be. It may be thought that this Ithuriel is too mild — too much like Shakespeare’s Oberon — to be in keeping with the terrific tragedy depicted in the first four books of the Paradise Lost. Eve, too, lovely as she is, seems to bear no likelihood of resemblance to Milton’s superb mother of mankind. But the picture has a sweet serene grace which should make us glad to accept from Mrs. De Morgan another Eve and another Ithuriel, true children of her own fancy.’ — W. Shaw Sparrow” … COMMENT: When we are asleep at night, if we are sleeping alone, I find that is the most convenient time for Satan to fill our drowsy ears with bad advice. Satan is the Adversary of our dreamtime realm. Yet, the story goes, the prick of Ithuriel’s spear goads the Demonic realm into speedy departure from our sleeping minds. The word ‘Ithuriel’ means ‘discovery of God’; from that I feel the intention of the story is that our discovery of God is like a mighty spear to fend off the Adversary.

Image: “The Angel Ithuriel,” by Evelyn De Morgan, before 1900, in English Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ithuriel#/media/File:Ithuriel_by_Evelyn_de_Morgan.jpg … public domain …

DESCRIPTION: “Ithuriel by Evelyn de Morgan, oil [possibly on canvas], before 1900. ‘Ithuriel, as represented by Mrs. De Morgan, has just found Eve and the tempter. He is accompanied by cherubs, whose threefold azure wings are as a blue cloud surrounding him. He wears a soft raiment, bright with mother-of-pearl tones. The draperies round the waist and body are rose-coloured, and so are the sleeves. The three pairs of wings, very well poised and admirably handled, are crimson-hued, with touches of grey-green here and there. Ithuriel has light hair, is pale-faced, and the well-drawn hands are as delicate as they could be.

It may be thought that this Ithuriel is too mild — too much like Shakespeare’s Oberon — to be in keeping with the terrific tragedy depicted in the first four books of the Paradise Lost. Eve, too, lovely as she is, seems to bear no likelihood of resemblance to Milton’s superb mother of mankind. But the picture has a sweet serene grace which should make us glad to accept from Mrs. De Morgan another Eve and another Ithuriel, true children of her own fancy.’ — W. Shaw Sparrow” …

COMMENT: When we are asleep at night, if we are sleeping alone, I find that is the most convenient time for Satan to fill our drowsy ears with bad advice. Satan is the Adversary of our dreamtime realm. Yet, the story goes, the prick of Ithuriel’s spear goads the Demonic realm into speedy departure from our sleeping minds. The word ‘Ithuriel’ means ‘discovery of God’; from that I feel the intention of the story is that our discovery of God is like a mighty spear to fend off the Adversary.

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In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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