Hell from beneath is excited about you.” (Isaiah 14:9 NKJV). Murder, stealing, rape, oppression, and control are born of hell. God used this wickedness to deal with His people in order to draw them back to God and His protection.

Then God changed the language and draws our focus to one singular evil entity: Lucifer who had had a significant position in heaven. Lucifer was called: “son of the morning” (Isaiah 14:12b NKJV). We do not know what that meant. We do know, though, that Lucifer had a significant position in heaven before the throne of God.

In Ezekiel 28, more information is given to us. Lucifer was the anointed cherub, he was on the holy mountain of God, and he was perfect in all his ways from the day he was created. It is important to note that Lucifer was a created being. He is not self-existent as God is! It is thought that Lucifer was an archangel along with Michael and Gabriel. It is also thought that Lucifer was the choir director of heaven in charge of a third of the angels. Ezekiel 28:13 speaks of the “workmanship of his timbrels and pipes” which indicates musical instruments. The Bible identifies Michael as being over the waring angels and Gabriel was the messenger angel. It is believed that Lucifer was over the worshiping angels that worshiped before the throne of God.

In both the Isaiah and Ezekiel passages we learn that Lucifer had a heart issue. Isaiah wrote, “You have said in your heart: I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation on the farthest sides of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High.” (Isaiah 14:13–14 NKJV). Do you think that there might be some pride in this angel’s heart?