The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels & God, and at liberty when of Devils & Hell, is because he was a true Poet and of the Devil’s party without knowing it.
You know what whore is. Next the devil adultery,
Enters the devil murder.
An inverted five-pointed star. The humans don’t understand it correctly. They draw a goat’s head into it with the horns at the top. They like to see the devil everywhere, except in the mirror and on TV.
Your eyes should never be lent to the devil; they belong to God. Be careful how you use your eyes!
We are living in a topsy-turvy world, where all is confusion. But you may be sure that it is confusion with a plan-Satan’s plan!
There are no signs of religion at all; no priest to hear my sins, no God to push open the pearly gates, nor a devil to welcome me with a pitchfork. All of this seems so meaningless.
They believed the devil would rise from here,
Christians are called to set people free from the delusion of the world and from the devil’s deceit
In a world where people are too languid to make something of themselves out of effort, I sell them hope. What they do with it is up to them. Invariably they drink it and then hurl it down a gutter, but that’s their choice and their freedom. I won’t judge them.
The devil frequently fills our thoughts with great schemes, so that instead of putting our hands to what work we can do to serve our Lord, we may rest satisfied with wishing to perform impossibilities.