11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities (arche), against powers (exousia), against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
The Greek words arche and exousia used for principalities and powers in verse 12 above are the same Greek words used in Colossians 1:16. All things that Jesus Christ created, visible and invisible, principalities and powers, most definitely include all fallen angels. Let us believe the Bible that Christ's sacrifice on the cross is all-sufficient to reconcile to God, not only all fallen men but also all fallen angels. Jesus Christ died for the sins of the whole world, which includes the sins of fallen angels. (1 John 2:2)
Nowhere in the Bible does it say that God punishes an unbeliever or a fallen angel forever. As previously explained in this book, there are four words in the Bible, two Greek words aion and aionios, and two Hebrew words owlam and ad, which have often been misinterpreted and mistranslated in most but not all bible versions to mean forever, everlasting or eternal. All of these four words are age-related, referring to an age of a definite time duration having a beginning and an end. Mistranslation or misinterpretation of these four age-related words in most versions of the Bible is an important reason why Christians have failed to understand God's Plan of the Ages to reconcile all things through Jesus Christ. We have a full explanation of this important subject in Chapter 5 'The Seven Ages in God's Plan For All'.
There are three so-called 'proof texts' normally used by those who believe that Satan and the fallen angels will not be reconciled. These are Hebrews 2:14-18, 2 Peter 2:4 and Revelation 20:10. Let us examine these texts in detail.
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