I love asking my Sunday School students challenging questions every week, and in our last lesson, I asked them if they knew where Lucifer came from. One of the interesting answers I got was from 6-year-old Joseph. He said that Lucifer came from God and that he is the Lord’s son because God is the Father of everyone. He wasn’t entirely wrong, but there were some things I needed to clarify. As a minister of God, I need to be able to accurately answer the question: is Lucifer God’s son?
According to the Holy Bible, particularly Psalm 104:4, Lucifer is not God’s son. He is His creation. God only has one Son, Jesus Christ (John 3:16).
Many Christians are not knowledgeable about the origin of key Biblical characters. For instance, Lucifer. To squash the ignorance, I wrote this article to inform believers out there. It takes a deep dive into the parentage of Lucifer and how he came to be. I also took the liberty of researching from both biblical and mythical sources. I hope you enjoy it.
According to The Christian Bible, Is Lucifer God’s Son?
No. According to the Christian Bible, Lucifer is not God’s son. In numerous verses of the Holy Book, God is said to have only one son – Jesus Christ. For example, in John 3:16, it is written that God loved the world so much that He sent His only begotten son to save it. John 3:18 and 1 John 4:9 also confirm the same.
Lucifer was instead one of the Lord’s angels before he fell. We can find evidence of this in Ezekiel 28 and Isaiah 14, which tell the story of Lucifer, his rebellion, and subsequent fall from grace.
How Did Lucifer Come to Exist?
According to Dr. David Jeremiah, one of America’s greatest Bible teachers, all angels, including Lucifer, came into existence through God’s creation. Quoting Psalm 104:4, it is believed that God made angels after creating space, time, and the cosmos. This was probably on the second day. After the angels, God laid the foundation for creating Earth (Psalm 104:5). He further propounds that all angels, including Lucifer, came into existence at once. As such, Lucifer was not birthed in the traditional way we understand. He is a supernatural being rather than a human.
Did God Create Lucifer?
Yes. God created Lucifer, making the fallen angel one of His creations. Many Christians, including an evangelist, Andrew Wommack, acknowledge that God made everything, including Lucifer, who was once a powerful anointed angel. Ezekiel 28: 13-14 describes him as he originally was in the Garden of Eden. Genesis 1:31 speaks of how “God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.” Meaning that Lucifer was created good. It is only after his rebellion that he became evil.
Who Were Lucifer’s Parents According to Christian Mythology?
According to Christian mythology, Lucifer’s possible parents are Aurora and Cephalus. Christian mythologies are the myths and legends commonly associated with figures in the Christian faith. There is a theory about Lucifer’s parents. It starts with Isaiah 14:12, where Lucifer is known as the “morning star” or “son of the morning.” Mythologists have, with this title, linked him to Eos (Aurora), the goddess of the morning red, and Cephalus, a mortal prince in Greek mythology. These two figures have, therefore, been called his parents according to mythology. But, of course, no concrete evidence can corroborate this.
What Does the Bible Say About Lucifer’s Mother?
The Bible does not say much about Lucifer’s mother. Lucifer was one of God’s creations. Being an angel, he is a spiritual being, not a human with family members. To illustrate this, we can look at Daniel’s encounter with an angel (Daniel 10:5-6). The unnamed angel was not human.
With that being said, some Biblical interpreters like Noah Walsh from the Faith Gazette suggest that Isaiah 14:12-15 provide hints about Lucifer’s possible mother figure from Christian mythology. In these verses, Lucifer known as the “son of the morning,” which suggests that his mother might be a mythological figure associated either with morning or dawn.
Does the Bible Say Lilith Is Lucifer’s Mother?
No, the Bible does not say that Lilith is Lucifer’s mother. There is no mention of this anywhere in the Scripture. According to Hebrew mythology and Jewish folklore, Lilith is a figure often associated with demons and evil beings. Some propound that she was the first woman, and others believe that she is the mother of Lucifer. There is, however, no definitive evidence to support these theories.
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