God vs. Satan


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Zoroastrianism Ahura Mazda, the God of all that is Good. Zoroastrianism identifies the Devil as the god of Evil, and is called 'Angra Mainy,' or 'Ahriman.'
Personal Attributes Benevolence. Malevolence.
Bestows upon humanity Blessings. Curses.
Occupations Managing the ever-expanding cosmos, and micromanaging the morality of human actions, also preforming miracles, and swaying the outcomes of human games of chance and sport matches, inspiring visions, and helping artists win awards Deceiving the faithful, while they are still on Earth.
Symbol Countless symbologies denote divinity including the celtic cross, the all-seeing eye, the sun-face Usually by a goat or a man with two horns on his head and a tail.
Defined as A god is a metaphysical entity The Devil.
Most noted recruits or disciples The Blessed Virgin Mary, Joseph, Abraham, Sarah, Moses, John the Baptist, Zarathustra, Muhammad, Guru Nanak Dev, Francis & Clare of Assisi, Joan of Arc, Mainmonides, Rumi, Gandhi, Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Judas Iscariot, the Pharaoh, Hitler, Stalin, Anton LeVay, Alistair Crowley, Clifford Olson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Osama bin Laden, Jezabel, Herod the Great, Herodias and Salome, John Wayne Gacey.
Mainly found in Monotheistic and monolatrist religions The Abrahamic faiths
Buddhism Buddhism is usually regarded as a religion without an Absolute Creator God, who created the universe ex nihilo (from nothing), and whom one should worship and be devoted to No mention of figure by the name Satan, but there is a figure named "Mara" who tried to tempt Buddha.
Hinduism Hindus believe that Ishvara is only One and the actual number of auspicious qualities of God, are countless No mention of figure by the name Satan
Christianity Christianity teaches that God is Father, Son(Jesus) and Holy Spirit. Satan is believed to be originally an angel who rebelled against God — and also the one who spoke through the serpent and seduced Eve into disobeying God's command. His ultimate goal is to lead people away from the love of God.
Embodiment of Grace Evil
Nature Either all good or all bad, though some are dualistic Embodiment of all Evil.
Judaism G-D of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; Adonai, HaShem. In the apocryphal literature, Satan rules over a host of angels. Mastema, who induced God to test Abraham through the sacrifice of Isaac, is identical with Satan in both name and nature
Physical attributes omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence Usually horns on his head and/or a tail; sometimes as a snake or serpent.
Islam The word Islam means "submission", or the total surrender of oneself to Allah (God); Muslims believe that God revealed the Quran. Also known as Shaithan or Iblis. The Qur'an refers to the creature who refused to prostrate before Adam at the time of the latter's creation, as Iblis. These views have both commonalities & differences with Christianity & Jewish views
Life Span Immortal: No beginning and no end. Created By God, but, rebelled against Him.
Permanent Residence Heaven. Hell.
Identified through his creation and his works his own cunning.
Other names Almighty Father, Holy Spirit, Ahura Mazda, Ēl, Yahweh, Lord, Jehovah, Jesus, Holy Trinity, HaShem, Allah, Brahma, Krishna, The Supreme Be Khuda, Zhu, Bhagwan, Brahman, Trimurti, Ganesh, Vishnu, Shiva, akal purkh, Malik, Tirthankar, Buddha, Ti'en, et Lilith, Lucifer, Devil, Beezelbub, Baal, Enlil, Iblis, Shaitan, Samael etc.
Academic Orientation All-knowing Deceiver.
Health Implications N/A In perpetual Torment, resulting from his rebellion against Almighty God.
Talkativeness Tend to talk through omens, prayer, meditation, the Rosary, Apostles, prophets, burning bushes, angels, or by manifesting themselves as corporeal beings Occult; Ouija boards; witchcraft(the evil kind).

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God most commonly refers to the deity worshipped by followers of monotheistic and monolatrist religions, whom they believe to be the creator and ruler of the universe. Theologians have ascribed a variety of attributes to God like omniscience, omnipotence, omnipresence, perfect goodness, divine simplicity, and eternal and necessary existence. God has also been conceived as being incorporeal, a personal being, the source of all moral obligation, and the "greatest conceivable existent". These attributes were all supported to varying degrees by the early Jewish, Christian and Muslim theologian philosophers, including Augustine of Hippo, Al-Ghazali and Maimonides. Many notable medieval philosophers developed arguments for the existence of God, attempting to wrestle with the apparent contradictions implied by many of these attributes. Philosophers have developed many arguments for and against the existence of God.

Satan- from the Hebrew word for "adversary" - is a term that originates from the Abrahamic faiths, being traditionally applied to an angel. While Hebrew Ha-Satan is "the accuser" — a member of the divine council, who challenged the religious faith of humans, especially in the books of Joband Zechariah — Abrahamic religious belief systems other than Judaism relate this term to a demon, a rebellious fallen angel, devil, minor god and idolatry, or as an allegory for evil. 'Satan' is שָׂטָן Satan in Standard Hebrew, Śāṭān in Tiberian Hebrew, סטנא Saṭänä in Aramaic, Σατανάς Satanás in Koine Greek, اهریمن Satanás in Persian, شيطان Šayṭān in Arabic, ሳይጣን Sāyṭān in Ge'ez, and Şeytan in Turkish.

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March 14, 2013, 4:10pm

Surely it should be noted that Osama bin Laden actually thought of himself as an agent of God's will. Also, Hitler thought he was doing the work of God with his treatment of the Jews in the Third Reich.

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July 4, 2013, 1:32am

GOD IS the Creator. and if you create something you should be able to do with it as you please , after all, your the creator! God choose to love us and give us free will to love him or not. Even when we did'nt know him he still made it rain on us and the sun to shine on us.He most importantly , sent his OWN Son to die for our transgressions Tell me , Can anyone , even satan make the same claim? Glory be to the most high GOD!

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June 13, 2013, 9:45pm

Read In the Bible Isaiah 14:12-15; Ezekiel 28:11-19 (Note: a cherub is an angel of high responsibility and not a man); Revelation 12;7-9. You will realize that most of the killing in this world is caused by Lucifer, Satan Devil,

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December 17, 2009, 10:07pm

This article really puts a lot in perspective. How many people did God kill, vs how many people satan killed in the Bible.

I think you'll really be surprised by the answers. ;-)

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February 8, 2013, 10:56am

The bible has these 2 ass backwards. God is he epidomy of pure evil and deception, placing it all on the blame of mankind. Satan is the total opposite and it is so very clear to see.

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