Before he was known as satan, the Lord created this anointed Cherub as Lucifer, the son of the morning. He is described as a Prince on the earth before man was created, for he is described in his fall as having weakened the nations, (in the past tense) before his fall.
Isaiah 14:12 “How you are fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, You who weakened the nations!”
We should be clear here: Isaiah is recording the event of Lucifer’s fall—before the fall of Adam. This is confirmed by Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. (more…)