God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।

Why Is Satan Depicted as a Goat in Scripture?

  • For those of us familiar with images of the occult, we often know that they will use a goat, especially those in Satanism circles. So why does the creature of a goat represent the devil? Didn’t he appear as a serpent in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 3)?
  • In this article, we’ll explore the symbolism of goats in Scripture, what Scripture has to say about goats versus sheep, and why Satan is ultimately a goat.
  • What Do Goats Symbolize in Scripture?
  • Goats represent a number of things in Scripture, but to go to the source, we need to explore one of the most famous Jewish Holidays: Yom Kippur, otherwise known as The Day of Atonement.
  • During this holiday, two goats would be used (Leviticus 16). One, the azazel goat, would have all the sins symbolically placed on it when the high priest laid hands on it. Once the sins “were placed” they would drive the goat out into the desert, thus driving out Israel’s sins into the desert. For more information on the two goats used during Yom Kippur, check out this article here.
  • The goat here, the azazel goat, represented Satan, or evil. No wonder Jesus found Satan out in the desert (Matthew 4:1-11). Deserts represent cursed places, devoid of God’s blessing. God’s blessing often comes through the form of rain.
  • Azazel is a much debated topic, but many believed it to be a desert demon or force of evil out in the desert.
  • Apart from the scapegoat azazel, where do we find goat symbolism in Scripture?
  • Aside from the Matthew parable we will discuss in a moment about the goats on the left and the lambs on the right, Scripture doesn’t have many explicit negative connotations for goats. For those, we have to explore what they mean in paganism.
  • The Norse religions used goats in worship, including Thor’s chariot being driven by horses. Pan, the Greek satyr, had temples. And, of course, we can’t forget Baphomet who makes an appearance during the Middle Ages and has stuck around since.
  • Even if we exclude goats and how they’ve played a role in pagan worship, we do need to observe how the scapegoat plays a large role in Yom Kippur and essentially personifies evil.
  • Sites of religions of the occult glorify the goat for this reason, because of what it represents.
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  • What About Baphomet?
  • We’ve often heard of goats being associated with witchcraft and Satan himself. The Bible never seems to have many good things to say about this creature (Matthew 25:31-46), so it should come as no surprise that one of the statues of the Satanic temple, known as Baphomet, has a goat’s head. The Baphomet is a goat-like man that was originally created in 1856 by Éliphas Lévi as an occultic symbol of balance. It became expressly associated with Satanism when it appeared as a depiction of the devil in a tarot card deck. 
  • The Baphomet was later adopted as an identifying symbol by the movement of Satanism at large. (excerpt provided by Christianity.com: Baphomet)
  • How Are Goats Different than Sheep?
  • The Bible does seem to draw distinctions between these two livestock, especially in a parable that we will discuss in the next section.
  • So what actually differs these two from one another?
  • Apart from the fact they look different, the characteristics of these animals may hint at the reasons why believers are sheep and unbelievers are goats.
  • Sheep are dependent on their shepherd. They have a reputation for not topping the lists of the most intelligent animals, but they do trust and depend on their shepherd. Goats on the other hand have a reputation for self-reliance and stubbornness. This could, perhaps, reflect the worldly idea of leaning on one’s self for support and guidance, rather than God.
  • Goats also have destructive tendencies. As the article in the previous paragraph linked says, “Shepherds protect sheep from their environment, whereas goatherds protect the environment from their goats.”
  • We can draw an obvious parallel that Christians seek to usher in Shalom as we await for the arrival of Christ. Non-believers, instead, head down paths of destruction, whether intentional or not.
  • Physiologically sheep and goats do look somewhat similar.
  • If we didn’t have the savvy of a shepherd, we may mix up the two. That’s why this article also argues that perhaps the sheep and the goats in Scripture not only represent believers and unbelievers, but believers and imposters. We hear countless stories of so-called “Christians” who divide churches, commit apostasy, and lead a great many away from the faith.
  • That’s why we must determine the difference between these two. Because although the two animals look similar, they act very differently.
  • What Does the Bible Say about Goats?
  • I want to highlight one passage in particular that often makes people think of sheep vs. goats.
  • When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left. Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. – Matthew 25:31-46
  • The “goats” in this passage experience eternal judgment. The sheep enter eternal life. We do have to make note that the two must be separated, meaning the sheep could not tell the goats apart from the sheep. Scripture often talks about this separation in a number of ways, such as the wheat from the chaff, the weeds from the wheat, etc.
  • Daniel also has a vision of a goat (Alexander the Great, Daniel 8), that conquers and wreaks destruction. The Bible does not use this symbol lightly. Alexander ushered in Hellenism that sought to destroy the Jewish world and everything they stood for.
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  • 4 Reasons Satan Is a Goat
  • From the above research, we can derive four reasons why Satan is represented as a goat.
  • 1. Pagan Religions Use Goat Imagery
  • As we mentioned before, anything from Norse religions to Greek incorporated goats as objects of worship. Now, in Satanist circles, they worship Baphomet and often glorify imagery of goats, as goats represent stubbornness and evil.
  • 2. Goats Exemplify Self-Reliance and Destruction
  • A shepherd has control over his flock, a goat herder does not. If a goat herder doesn’t keep a vigilant eye on his goats, he may allow them to harm the other animals, such as cases of goats chewing off horse’s tails.
  • They escape enclosures and destroy landscaping.
  • 3. The Goats Scatter the Sheep
  • As we noted in the Matthew passage above, God has to separate the sheep and goats. That means goats have infiltrated the church and Christian circles.
  • Imposter Christians can appear as physiologically close to a sheep for a while, but in the end, a goat is a goat and a sheep is a sheep.
  • 4. Jewish Religious Practices Equate Goats with Evil
  • Yom Kippur would place all the sins on a scapegoat and drive it out into the desert, the azazel goat. Azazel represented evil. It represented a desert demon or desert evil of some sort.
  • Conclusion
  • The harmful anti-gospel of the goats may catch us by surprise. It may ask us to rely on ourselves and exercise stubbornness. It may glorify destructive behaviors.
  • And if we don’t exercise vigilance, we may find that the goat gospel looks nearly identical to the sheep one. Therefore, we must turn to the Shepherd and trust in his words and guidance.

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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