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Can Satan and his angels appear like space aliens? 

Satan – Alien

Satan and his angels can certainly appear like space aliens. Being a created angel himself, the devil cannot create any kind of life form but he can create images, just as humans are capable of making photo or video images.

The Bible tells us that the pagan magicians at Pharaoh’s court at the time of Moses and Aaron tried to imitate the supernatural act of Aaron when he by the power of God turned his staff into a living snake. Then, “each one (of the magicians) threw down his staff and it became a snake.” But because the magicians’ snakes were not real (merely images), Aaron’s real snake “swallowed up” all the fake snakes (Exodus 7:12).

Satan and his demons can perform false miracles or delusions like appearing as aliens. Revelation 16:14 says: “For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles.” The devil can appear as an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14) and, even more shocking, as Christ Himself. Jesus said that at the end, “False christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect” (Matthew 24:24).

These false miracles will be convincing. In fact, the Bible tells us that the devil will deceive almost the entire world by his miracles: “He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men. And he deceives those who dwell on the earth by those signs which he was granted to do …” (Revelation 13:13, 14).

Studying the Bible and having a daily relationship with Jesus allows us to be aware of what will happen, and thus protect us from being deceived. The Lord says, “Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8). Jesus said, “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation” (Matthew 26:41).

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