What the Devil happened?

It was through Pride that the devil became the devil . . . ~ CS Lewis

Have you ever wondered about the mystery of evil? I’m talking about its origins and so on. I was asked about this not long ago, specifically: How did the devil become the devil or from where did the devil derive evil?

*To begin, the Bible really doesn’t say. (The devil is already “the devil” when he appears in scripture!) But the short— and speculative— answer, I think, goes like this...

God made angels (some, it is believed, who became demons) and humans with what we commonly call “free will.” &nbsp;&nbsp;<ahref="http://etypeservices.com/Cass%20County%20Star%20GazetteID497/"><spanstyl... 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.</span></a></p>