[Milton-L] Abdiel, hypocrisy, temptation

Sabrina Baron s.baron at starpower.net
Sat Jun 28 10:08:36 EDT 2008

If Abdiel faced temptation and rejected it, he's stronger.  This is a  
parallel to Satan's temptation of Christ in the New Testament.  He  
listened to the offer, but then rejected it, showing he was a  
superior being.  If Eve had not succumbed to temptation, she should  
be in the same category.  "Yield not to temptation, for yielding is  

Sabrina Baron
University of Maryland

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