287. Is the devil tied up or free to roam?
The devil is tied up.
For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them
down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be
reserved unto judgment. 2 Peter 2:4
And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left
their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under
darkness unto the judgment of the great day. Jude 6
The devil is free to roam around.
Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. Job 1:7
And Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it. Job 2:2
Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil,
as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour. 1 Peter 5:8
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