When I speak of a “Satanist” I realize this
is a broad term and there are various levels or aspects to such participants. Wikepedia
defines a Satanist as, “a group of ideological and philosophical beliefs based
on the character of Satan.” I’m talking about those who esteem the Biblical
character Satan. I would include those who look favorably on him, maybe think
he’s gotten a bad rap as well as those
who outright worship him. Bing describes a Satanist as, “the worship of Satan, typically
involving a travesty of Christian symbols and practices, such as placing a
cross upside down.”
A “syndrome” is usually used to describe “a set of medical signs and symptoms that are correlated with each other.” For our purposes I am using this word to describe signs and symptoms, feelings and views that are correlated and connected with those who worship or who are in the grips of Satan.
If you really want some light, go beyond the one who named himself after light, Lucifer, to the One Who created the light. “Then God said, ‘Let there be light; and there was light” (Genesis 1:3). I know you love the darkness; your enveloped in it. You think your darkness is light. But listen, you who hate God because of your plight in life, are you sure the One you blame is the one who is truly guilty? “God is light and in Him is no darkness at all” (1 John 1:5).
I know that as a Satanist you read a book of darkness designed
to reverse and "free" you from the commandments of the Almighty. You
call good evil and evil good just like Isaiah was inspired to say you would
(Isaiah 5:20). You present yourselves as messengers of light. But you are in
deep darkness. You have bought into the deceptions of the Deceiver. You have
sided with the Liar who wants to murder your soul (John 8:43-44). You have done
this in the same chapter where the Almighty Jesus offers you truth and true
freedom (John 8:31-36). I use His name even though I know you hate it or view
it in low esteem. I love the name of Jesus and I will not shrink from using it.
The name “Jesus” is light to me. There is power in the name of Jesus.
The hate it causes you to react with is evidence of that.
But it's not merely about you. It's not about "me." The world doesn't revolve around “you” or “me” no matter how much the narcissist or the hedonist or other veiled players in this devilish game tell you it is.
How absurd your stance in life has become. You're like the abused who embraces their abuser. You're like the cancer afflicted who embraces their cancer. You're like the jilted who seeks out more jilting. You're like the addict who loves their torturous addiction. You're like the unloved who loves unloving. You love pain. You love death. You think it is a way out when it will only make your enslavement permanent. You embrace the knife, the sword, the gun, the instrument of destruction. You worship nature while rejecting the Creator nature testifies too. You love anarchy and disorder. You are topsy turvy. You are upside down. You live in reverse. You are darkness not light. And that is Satan’s Syndrome, it is embracing the darkness, it is loving to hate, it is seeking out more pain, it is welcoming your attacker; the one who cares least about you and only wants to crumple you like a piece of trash. It is buying into the lie and failing, no refusing to look deeper into God’s revelation to see who truly is against you. It is allying yourself with a known untrustworthy ruthless wicked enemy. It is absurdity to the darkest degree.
There is a promise in the true Holy Book, a promise about prayer. It states, "And whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do those things that are pleasing in His sight" (1 John 3:22). In the light of that scripture I am praying for you. I know these words are in line with His commands. I know this message is pleasing in His sight. And while my tone is an in your face, believe me when I say they are motivated by love. I am compelled by His love to share them (2 Corinthians 5:14-21). I pray you will seek Him. I pray you will look up every scripture reference in this teaching. I pray with all my heart that you would wake up out of your Satan induced stupor and realize the truth of these words - "And this is His commandment: that we should believe on the name of His Son Jesus Christ and love one another, as He gave us commandment" (1 John 3:23).
The worst kind of slavery is slavery you aren't even aware of. It is a slavery that leads you with delusion and veiled ill-motivated artificial fake "kindnesses." Satan tells you, "See, you can be good without God." That's the most deluding half-truth ever conceived because it isn't a matter of being "good," it's a matter of being good enough. No one is good enough to shake off the infection of sin. And sin in all its forms is insidious in its spreading. "There is none righteous, no not one" (Romans 3:10). And sin disqualifies us for a blissful afterlife (Isaiah 59:1-2; Romans 6:23). Yes, there is an afterlife; one good; the other bad; one heaven; the other hell. That is reality. We don’t just die and stop existing. We aren’t just buried in the dirt and eaten by worms. Jesus rose from the dead as proof of this. Don’t believe in the resurrection fo Jesus? Have you ever researched it? I challenge you to do so. But beware, many a skeptic has ended up worshipping at the feet of Jesus as a result. Come on, give Jesus your best shot. Chicken? What have you got to lose? Only eternity.
There is a slavery of betrayal; a slavery by one who leads you along as a friend only to get you in a vulnerable position to stab you in the back. Many of you have turned to darkness because the devil has sympathized with you. You have turned dark inside and out. You are becoming like him. You are worshipping him. That is the satanic way. He will lead right up to and over the precipice of death. Then he will leave you on the wrong line to Judgment. Satan will put his arm around you and cheer you on and use you. But when he is finished with you, when he has what he wants, he’ll drop you like a cheap trick. You think you’ve been used before you turned to Satan, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
Jesus has the truth that will set you free from that. You can't cut yourself out of such bondage. You can't tattoo it over. You can't pierce it out of you. You can't kill it out of you. The only way out is to look up and listen to the Lord who said, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:31-32). He said, "Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin. And a slave does not abide in the house forever, but a son abides forever. Therefore, if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed." (John 8:34-36). These are clear words. Yes, I am calling you to Jesus, the One you shake a fist at, or worse, deny He existed or that He is alive today. Jesus is alive. He rose from the dead defeating death. "I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death" (Revelation 1:18).
If you still persist in your Satanism then I offer these words of the Savior: "Why do you not understand My speech? Because you are not able to listen to My word. You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it. But because I tell the truth, you do not believe Me. Which of you convicts Me of sin? And if I tell the truth, why do you not believe Me? He who is of God hears God's words; therefore you do not hear, because you are not of God.” (John 8:43-47). These words are for you.
If to such words you say, "Good, I'm glad to belong to my father the devil," then I would point out this. Mr. or Mrs., or Miss or whatever Satanist, you are on the losing side. Oh, you may think you aren't, or have even been deluded into thinking there aren't any sides at all, just atheism. But you are wrong. You are dead in deep sin. You are living the life of a loser. Satan is a loser. The work of the Holy Spirit is to convict the world of sin which is refusing to believe in Jesus, of trying to rely on one’s own righteousness to get to heaven, and then judgement which Jesus says consists of “because the ruler of this world is judged” (John 16:8-11). If you side with Satan, you are a loser too. But it doesn't have to stay that way, you can change sides.
You can join the winners. Maybe all your life you've been the one left out, the one unchosen to play, the outcast. That can all change. "And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross. Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it." (Colossians 2:13-15). Satan has no power over you, unless you let him have it. Jesus can break any contract you signed with the devil. He offers a helping hand out of Satan's Syndrome. He has the key to unlock that prison door (Revelation 3:7-8). All you must do is ask for His help.
Now for those of you who are persisting in your scorn, for those who are trying to laugh this off, there is another option. You who blaspheme God and irreverence His name, I have a hope and prayer for you. I hope and pray you are rattled by the rumblings of El Shaddai - God Almighty. “Father in heaven, I pray in Jesus name and ask you to send a storm that will wake up these Satanists and bring them to repentance and a saving faith in Jesus.” I hope and pray for a Job 37-40 wake up call for you. I hope you come to realize before it's too late, what Job realized, that, "I know that You can do everything, and that no purpose of Yours can be withheld from You" (Job 42:2).
I hope and pray you would turn from the one who truly hates you and only seeks to use you for his own selfish purposes, and turn to the One who truly loves you. So great is the Holy Ones love for you that, "But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, having now been justified by His blood, we shall be saved from wrath through Him" (Romans 5:8-9). God loves you. He loves You so much He sent His Own Son Jesus to die for you. He shed His blood for you. And you may perversely mutilate blood sacrifices to mock that sacrifice, but God will even forgive that sin. The cross of Christ is that powerful. The blood of Jesus is that potent and purifying. Leave Satan. Come to Jesus.