here am I, send me, I will be thy son, and I will redeem all mankind, that one soul shall not be lost, and surely I will do it;
Note: satan wanted all souls saved...and the only way to do this was to usurp free willl...which is contrary to God's that what this is saying?
His ordination as the chosen Savior and Redeemer of mankind—in the beginning, yea, even before the foundation of the world.
Note: again...i dont get it. if satan caused man to fall after a redeemer was chosen, then how did they know that a redeemer was needed?
(1 Cor. 8:5).
Note: i was always led to believe that he was talking to people who would have previously worshipped greek gods
He saw the evil into which His children would assuredly fall; and with infinite love and mercy did He ordain means of averting the dire effect, provided the transgressor would elect to avail himself thereof.
Note: got it now!